Author Archives: kswenson

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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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.

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bpmNEXT – Day 1

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

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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 … Continue reading

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