Author Archives: kswenson

Five Ways ‘Planning Before Doing’ can be Bad

Before you do something, plan it.  Figure out what you are going to do, and then do it.  If you failed to succeed, then you didn’t plan well enough.  Next time, do better planning.  How many times have you heard … Continue reading

Posted in Adaptive Case Management, Collaborative Planning | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Process Mining MOOC on Coursera

Whether you call it Process Mining, or Automated Process Discovery, nobody can deny that this field that combines big data analytics with business process is at the center of an important transformation in the workplace.  Process mining is useful to … Continue reading

Posted in BPM | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

BPM Poster

Here it is, the poster on the definition of BPM, with all the terms defined and explained!

Posted in BPM, Workflow | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

3 Innovative Approaches to Process Modeling

In a post titled “Business Etiquette Modeling” I made a plea for modeling business processes such that they naturally deform themselves as needed to accommodate changes.  If we model a fixed process diagram, it is too fragile, and can be … Continue reading

Posted in Adaptive, Adaptive Case Management, BPM | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

BPM2014 Keynote: Keith Swenson

I was honored to give the keynote on the second day of the BPM2014 conference, and promised to answer questions, so here are the slides and summary.

Posted in Adaptive, Adaptive Case Management, BPM, Workflow | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Business Etiquette Modeling: a new paradigm for process

The AdaptiveCM 2014 workshop this past Monday provided a very interesting discussion of the state of the art in adaptive case management and other non-workflow oriented ways for supporting knowledge work. While there I presented, and we discussed, an intriguing … Continue reading

Posted in Adaptive, Adaptive Case Management, BPM | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Final Keynote EDOC 2014: Barbara Weber

Barbara Weber is a professor at University of Innsbruck in Austria.  Next year she will be hosting the BPM 2015 conference at that location.  She gave a talk on how they are studying the difficulties of process modeling.   My notes … Continue reading

Posted in BPM | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments