Monthly Archives: July 2009

Got iPhone; still have MP3 player

I recently got an iPhone.  Cool piece of hardware and a lovely system design.  I was hoping that finally I could carry a single device for phone and podcasts, but what a disappointment! There is a particular podcast that I … Continue reading

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Process Discovery & Mass Personalization

At dinner with Forrester analyst Clay Richardson he mentioned that process support should be less like mass transit trains and buses, and more like a Zipcar.   Both approaches can be seen as a way to solve metropolitan transportation problems; both … Continue reading

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XPDL Fully Tipped

In March 2007 I wrote an entry called “The Tipping Point for XPDL” where I mentioned among other things that 8 of the top 11 BPM vendors support XPDL. Since that time XPDL has moved forward by adding support for … Continue reading

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Large-Scale Federated Processes

A presentation that I gave at the Stevens BPM day covered the subject of Large Scale Federated Processes. What is a federated process? It is a distributed process that spans many servers. Distributed process support might be designed and implemented … Continue reading

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Model Strategy Slidecast

I gave a presentation on the Model Preserving Strategy / Model Transforming Strategy comparison at the Process.gov conference in Washing DC on Jun 19.  I have put the slides on SlideShare and for the first time I figured out how … Continue reading

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