Author Archives: kswenson

JSON is the Fluid of the Internet

Standards always seem to move at glacial speed, so slow it is hard to see any change, but looking back over the past decade or so, we can see the JSON has won the internet format battle, and XML is … Continue reading

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Emergent Synthetic Process (ESP) is the Answer

I have written 6 posts explaining why a manually created business process models are simply not agile enough for today’s organizations.  What should we do instead?   Glad you asked.  A different approach I am calling Emergent Synthetic Processes avoids the … Continue reading

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DMN TCK – Three Years Later

It was at the bpmNEXT conference three years ago that I was persuaded to start the DMN TCK group to strengthen the DMN standards effort.  It has turned out better, and accomplished more than I imagined.

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bpmNEXT 2019

Another perfect week in Santa Barbara.  Here are some notes I took from the keynote speeches from Nathaniel Palmer, Jim Sinur, and Sandy Kemsley.

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Business Process Models are Not Agile

This is the final post on the problems of business process models for automating work, and one that sums it all up:  hand drawn business process models simply are not agile enough.

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Agreement Itself Holds Companies Back

In the last five posts I outlined five ways that business process models are dificient when it comes to automating work.  In this post I give a sixth, and quite possibly the most significant problem:  Agreement takes effort, and once … Continue reading

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Problem with the ‘Omniscient View’

This is another in a series of posts discussing why it is time to move beyond the process model.  The last two posts were about BPMN and CMMN respectively, however the actual problem is deeper.  Even if you found the … Continue reading

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