Analytics in the Swarm

Big data is a style of data analysis that reflects a return to large, centralized data repositories. Processing power and memory are getting cheaper, while the bandwidth among all the smart devices remains a barrier to getting all the data together in one place for analysis.  The trend is for putting the anaytics into the swarm of devices known as the Internet of Things (IoT) Continue reading

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Montreal Conference

I will be speaking in Montreal in May at a conference and at an associated workshop about Innovation and Business Processes. Continue reading

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Process Focus vs. System Architecture

Too much of a focus on the on the business process can cause a business solution to be poorly designed and problematic.  This is a story from several customers who followed the BPM methodology too well, and were blindsided by some nightmarish systems issues.  Too much process can be a real problem. Continue reading

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bpmNEXT – Day 2

Here are my notes from the second day of bpmNEXT on March 31, 2015.  Note: I spoke on day 3, so was too busy, so these conclude my notes of the event. Continue reading

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bpmNEXT – Day 1

My notes from first day of bpmNEXT 2015, March 30. Continue reading

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‘Fail fast, fail often’ is essential advice for innovators

Yes, it is a negative statement, but in uttering it, you desensitize the team to a harmful fear of failure.

I am responding today to an article in The Globe and Mail titled “‘Fail fast, fail often’ may be the stupidest business mantra of all time.”  Continue reading

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5 Opportunities in the Process Space for 2015

There are 5 key opportunities to participate in process space (BPM and ACM) in the next few months, and the deadlines are coming up, so don’t delay, and don’t miss out. Continue reading

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