Podcast about Robust BPM

Peter Schoof interviewed me last week on the subject of robust BPM. (Thanks Peter!)  This had been the basis of a talk I gave in Montreal at  the Workshop on Methodologies for Robustness Injection into Business Processes.  It is a quick 15 minute summary:

Robust BPM: Keith Swenson Explains How to Build Processes That Last

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Sociocracy

I was approached a few months ago by a group wondering what kinds of collaborative software might exist to support something called Sociocracy.  That was the impetus of my latest journey into the world of organizing on democratic principles. Continue reading

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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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