Author Archives: kswenson

What if the new Standard breaks the old tests?

Would you release a product to the public before you run the tests?  Whether you are manufacturing, or software, or agriculture, or anything, if you have a set of tests, you would run the tests before providing the final product … Continue reading

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RPA / BPM Implementation Strategy

There is a broad misconception that RPA about “business process” by itself. I have heard people say that they were going to switch from BPM to RPA. That is strange because the capabilities are quite different. It makes sense to … Continue reading

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DMN TCK Turns Two

Attending bpmNEXT conference this week.  It was here, two years ago, that we decided to start the DMN TCK effort.  How far have we come?

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Agile Best Practice: Start with the Empty

A co-worker on an agile project was showing me a feature he was perfecting, and it was looking pretty good with features to add and remove various settings as per the design.   I wanted to try it.  He said “sorry, … Continue reading

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Joining the DMN TCK

The DMN TCK is a group of people united around a single desire: we want to see DMN succeed as a decision modeling paradigm.  We want it to really work, and not simply be  another passing fad.  We want transparency … Continue reading

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Worklist Performance Considerations

This is a technical deep dive into system design around providing a worklist to workers in a BPM system, and the technical tradeoffs you will encounter.

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Usability is a Factor in Security

I am going once again through data security training.  That is not in itself bad, but the misguided and outdated recommendations propagate misinformation.  Security is very important, but why can’t the “security” experts learn?

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