Category Archives: Workflow

Industry Templates and Process Re-use

In most BPM RFP’s there is a request for access to industry templates to allow for re-use and to get a head start.  Most BPM vendors have some offering.  The question is: are these of any value at all? Advertisements

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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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Still think you need BPEL?

Fourteen years ago, IBM and Microsoft announced plans to introduce a new language called Business Process Execution Langauge (BPEL) to much fanfare and controversy.  This post takes a retrospective look at BPEL, how things have progressed, and ponders the point … Continue reading

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bpmNEXT – Day 1

My notes from first day of bpmNEXT 2015, March 30.

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BPM Poster

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

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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.

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Personal Assistants can connect a Doctor to a Specialist

In the previous post, I introduced a scenario for discussing personal assistants.  In this post, I explore how personal assistants are useful at a tool for connecting the primary care physician to the back care specialist.

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