Author Archives: kswenson

No Model is a Good Model

During the presentations at the Workshop on Adaptive Case Management (ACM) on Monday, there was a growing question about the models: Not just how models should be constructed, but whether we should be using models at all. These ended up … Continue reading

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AdaptiveCM 2015 Workshop Summary

So much planning, so much anticipation, and now the 4th International Workshop on Adaptive Case Management and other non-workflow approaches to BPM is over after one marvelous day.  We had reserved some time at the end for a round table … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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.

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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 … 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.

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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 … Continue reading

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