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AdaptiveCM Workshop in Germany September 1

Things are shaping up for a really great workshop to spend a day talking about the latest research findings and possibilities for Adaptive Case Management.  It will be September 1 in Ulm Germany.

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Open Source Adaptive Case Management

Interested in trying out Adaptive Case Management without a huge investment?  Cognoscenti might be the option for you.  This post contains most of the contents of a paper I will be presenting in Germany in September on the Cognoscenti open source system which … Continue reading

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Complex Behavior Emerges from Simple Rules

At TEDxZurich 2013 Nicolas Perony gave an excellent talk about complexity that has relevance in the collaboration technology field.  He has some excellent examples of how complex systems differ from complicated, machine oriented system, as well as the risks of … Continue reading

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Seven Domains of Predictability

Looking at the spectrum of different process technologies, we can identify seven distinct categories, and we can organize them according to how predictable the problem is that they address.  Here is a detailed slidecast about each category.

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Slidecast on Antifragile Systems, Innovation, and Learning Organizations

Here is a slidecast version of the talk I gave at BPM Next in March.  In 14 minutes it explains the core ideas of antifragility and how learning organizations are antifragile.  Mixed in are some surprising details about adaptive systems. … Continue reading

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Is Micromanagement a necessary part of BPM?

This tidbit of advice (in a list among others) was sent around to managers at my company recently: Stop micromanaging. Micromanagement is a sign of mistrust. You hired them for a reason. If you don’t trust they will get the … Continue reading

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Antifragile

At the BPMNext conference in March, I am signed up to give a talk titled “Antifragile Systems for Innovation and Learning Organizations.”  The term “antifragile” comes from Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s new book “Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder.”  In this post … Continue reading

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