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Zero-code BPM Systems

The concept of “zero code” is the wish-fulfillment myth of the BPM industry.  Many advertisements will claim that the processes can be designed without any coding.  This complete hog-wash.  There is, however, a possibility for a zero-code system, but let’s imagine … Continue reading

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Process Analytics Webinar with Sandy Kemsley

I did a web presentation with Sandy Kemsley on the subject of “Crossing the Next Frontier of Business Process Management: Introducing Process Intelligence.” The webcast went well, and I really appreciated Sandy’s clear and accurate descriptions of how process mining … Continue reading

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Storytelling derails Process Discovery

There is an interesting video “Your Storytelling Brain”  from Cognitive Neuroscientist Michael Gazzaniga who talks about how we remember things.  He describes a part of the brain called “the interpreter” which functions to organize memories into plausible stories.  This is great … Continue reading

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Flipping the Process Life Cycle

It is a simple idea, but one of those key differences that makes all the difference.  We all know the traditional process life cycle: design the process, automate it, measure performance, and cycle around to improve the design. Instead, we … Continue reading

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What the Process Mining Manifesto means to ACM

The IEEE Task Force on Process Mining has just released the Process Mining Manifesto.  This the single best, most concise description of what process mining is, and what this revolutionary new technology might bring about.

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Process Mining Update

There has been a surprising amount happening around Process Mining recently, notably the process intelligence workshop, the IEEE task force meeting, and some other links.

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Track on Adaptive Case Management at Process.gov

Process.gov will be in Washington DC on April 14&15.  As the name implies, it is an event aimed at the public and public sector in helping to spread good information about process technologies.  What is entirely new this year is … Continue reading

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It is All Taylor’s Fault

The Industrial Revolution brought about mass production of parts and products. The concept behind mass production is: break the job into a series of well defined components (interchangeable parts), and set up to produce those parts in large quantities to … Continue reading

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Process Improvement: Informed & Lean

I could call this post “Removing the Risk from Lean Process Improvement” because it starts with the assumption that you want to improve your processes using Lean principles, but you want guidance on how to apply those principles most effectively. … Continue reading

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Process Discovery & Mass Personalization

At dinner with Forrester analyst Clay Richardson he mentioned that process support should be less like mass transit trains and buses, and more like a Zipcar.   Both approaches can be seen as a way to solve metropolitan transportation problems; both … Continue reading

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