Monthly Archives: March 2010

The word for 3/31 is “adaptive”

Too many good topics today, so many mention and discuss “adaptive”, but not enough time to write more than a few words on each:

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Does Unpredictable Work Exist?

I have had a number of discussions with Jean-Jacques Dubray about the nature of work, and particularly whether unpredictable work exists.  Jean-Jacques is a luminary in the field, so I figured he has probably a well considered opinion on the … Continue reading

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Generating Chaos

Imagine, hypothetically, that you are putting together a new book titled “Mastering the Unpredictable“.  Also, imagine that the plan for the book cover design is dashed after the first public trial showing.  Also, hypothetically, it is getting real late and … Continue reading

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Would Taylor have used PriceLine?

If you could use a time machine to pick up Fredrick Winslow Taylor, and bring him to our time, would he use PriceLine to find a hotel to stay in?  We would have to fill him in on 100 years … Continue reading

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Links for 03/23/2010

Just links today Andrew Smith asks “Do people get BPM and Case Management? For some, Case Management is critical…”  Don’t miss the long comment from Tom Shepherd. Janell Hill has “Five Predictions for How BPM Will Evolve“, summarized: (1) more … Continue reading

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Governance, Risk & Compliance Webinar

I have a small part in a webinar being presented tomorrow on Governance, Risk, and Compliance, and particularly how Open Pages has built a GRC solution on the Fujitsu Interstage BPM patform.  OpenPages is the leading provider of integrated risk … Continue reading

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Is the Checklist mightier than the Model?

Jacob Ukelson bring up some really interesting points in his new post on “Guidelines, Best Practices and Checklists – the Process Model for Unstructured Processes?“.  He starts by referencing an old article in The New Yorker by Atul Gawande on … Continue reading

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