Class Notes: Agile Business Process Management – Towards an Integrated Framework

In this issue of Class Notes Jan vom Brocke teams up with Peyman Badakhshan and Thomas Grisold, colleagues at the University of Lichtenstein; and Kieran Conboy, from the National University of Galway, to reveal first findings of their latest research into the development of an integrative framework for agile BPM. Based on these findings, they offer some suggestions for how practitioners can integrate agility in their BPM activities.

March Poll

Super Users in Practice: A Cabot Latvia Case Study

In the first Article in the series, Laila Māra Rizzotto Pesoa , a process knowledge management expert at the Cabot Corporation, defined a “super user” as a process and knowledge specialist who works as the liaison between the BPM structure and the people who work within it. In this Article, she presents a case study showing the super user in action.

Harmon on BPM: BPM in 2005 and 2019

As the title suggests, Paul looks at BPM activity in organizations in 2005 and 2019. What’s changed? Are there more or fewer projects underway? Have BPM methodologies kept pace with advances in technology? Read Paul’s Column to learn his take on the questions.

Business Rules Solutions: What Happens When Behavioral Business Rules and Decision Logic Collide?

Ron cites several instances in which behavioral business rules and decision logic rules do indeed cross paths. What happens when they do? Which rules ‘win’? Having problems handling exceptions in your decision logic? Read Ron’s Column for some clarification.

Big Data Analytics – Use Case Identification Framework

In this Article, Sameer Paradkar, a Solution Architect with IBM GBS (Global Business Services) provides a methodology for identifying big data use cases and shares the best practices and standards that should be leveraged for big data use case identification.

February Poll

Don’t Negotiate your BPM Resources as Commodities

We can all agree that negotiation skills are an invaluable skill in any business environment. In this Article, Lilou Hoffman, a negotiations specialist at The Negotiations Experts, offers techniques that in her experience ensure a successful outcome.

Book Review: Bank of the Future: Minimise Technology Risk, Maximise Business Return

This is not, strictly speaking, a book on business process change. It is, however, a book on how technologies are changing the banking industry, and thus, indirectly, a repository of ideas about the kinds of changes in banking that will lead to new banking processes in the near future. A major focus of the book […]

An Approach to Digital Transformation

In this Article, Sameer Paradkar, a Solutions Architect with IBM GBS (Global Business Services) explains the overall approach to building digital capabilities through transformation. Sameer believes the best digital strategies do not rely on past analyses, but instead start afresh and develop a strategy based on a vision of where the value will be in the next several years.

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