Category Archives: Workflow

Should we focus on the negative?

The WfMC and many other who help have been trying to highlight the positive examples of both BPM and ACM by collecting use cases, judging the best, and publishing in compendia.  It was Socrates who said there is value in … Continue reading

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A Role by any other Name, is still a Role

Everyone knows what a role is.  It is obvious.  We talk about them all the time.  But every time I hear a programmer say the word “role” my ears pick up. The term is very often misused.  How, then, might … Continue reading

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iBPMS Expo – Jim Sinur presents Agents

I am attending the IBPMS Expo in Chicago this week, and first keynote was from Jim Sinur, who presented some of the ideas behind his new book (with Jim Odell and Peter Fingar) on distributed intelligent agent oriented BPM.   … 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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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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The Power of Pull: Just Win, Baby

This is a review of the book “The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things in Motion” by John Hagel, John Seely Brown, and Lang Davison.  Finally I find a book that speaks plainly about … Continue reading

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Anti-Social BPM

All this talk of “Social-BPM” there must be something on the other end of the spectrum.  Does this mean that “traditional BPM” is anti-social?  Well, it can be, and I had that experience this week.

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