Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—the BPMVE Wunderkammer

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—the BPMVE Wunderkammer \In this Column, Jan Recker and a team of colleagues and students at Queensland University of Technology offer insight into what can only be described as a thrilling area of BPM research, BPM in Virtual Environments, BPMVE. It’s a work-in-progress that you don’t want to miss.

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—Modelling Processes and the Question of Impact

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—Modelling Processes and the Question of Impact In this Column, Jan Recker has teamed up with a colleague, Eike Bernhard, a doctoral student at Queensland University of Technology, who is studying the impact of process modelling on organizational practices. In this Column, they hope to shed light on an age-old […]

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—BPM Technology Research—the Case of Apromore

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—BPM Technology Research—the Case of Apromore This month, Jan Recker turns his attention to the technological side of BPM research and education. He engaged in a collaboration with two colleagues at Queensland University, Dr Marcello La Rosa and Eike Bernhard in an initiative on the development of an advanced BPM […]

Class Notes: From Product Innovation to Organization Innovation

Class Notes: From Product Innovation to Organization Innovation In his Column, this month, Jan Recker analyzes some of the challenges organizations confront when they begin to view innovation from an organization-centric rather than a product-centric perspective. To be “innovation-ready,” Jan argues that we need to make an effort to extend our toolbox beyond Lean, Six […]

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—How was School Today?

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—How was School Today? Having explored the research side of BPM in his previous Columns, Jan Recker turns his attention to the education side in his first Column in 2012. Now that BPM has gained worldwide attention, an increasing number of organizations are interested in adopting or expanding BPM initiatives, […]

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—X—Aware Business Process Management

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—X—Aware Business Process Management In his final Column for 2011, Jan Recker discusses some current efforts in BPM research and education that try to move BPM thinking forward into new areas of application. He has chosen x-aware BPM as the general heading for these efforts.These initiatives have, in common, the […]

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—Green, Greener BPM?

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—Green, Greener BPM? The eco-aware movement has put “sustainability” on the list of the top ten business buzz words. In his Column this month, Jan Recker explores some ideas on how BPM can contribute to the “sustainability fashion parade” and introduces some of the works scholars have produced recently in […]

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—Of Ivory Towers and Boundary Spanners

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—Of Ivory Towers and Boundary Spanners In his debut Column, Jan Recker lays the groundwork for future Columns by analyzing the results of the Delphi Study undertaken by his research group at Queensland University in 2010. The research was conducted among three groups—BPM academics, vendors of BPM software and consultancy […]

BPM Research and Education: Service Processes—The Customer at the Center?

BPM Research and Education: Service Processes—The Customer at the Center? Have you ever experienced a bureaucratic snafu? Michael zur Muehlen has, and in his Column this month he relates two frustrating encounters with public service administrations and offers some suggestions for ways to improve public service processes. Read his Column, written with wry humor, and […]

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education – Evidence-Based Research – What We Know, What We Don’t and Why We Should Find Out

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education – Evidence-Based Research – What We Know, What We Don’t and Why We Should Find Out. In all of the literature on BPMN there has been little focus on how BPMN is actually used by modellers. With his colleague Jan Recker (whose Article on BPMN modelling appeared in the […]

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