The BPM 2014 conference, Sept 7-12, has been moved from Israel to Eindhoven Holland (because of unrest in the middle east) and I will be giving a keynote on Wednesday Sept 10. There will be an interesting workshop on Business Processes in … Continue reading
What is a Wirearchy? How does it work? When should it be considered? When should it be avoided? What are the advantages? This post covers the basics elements of a Wirearchy.
Here are some notes from this years BPM & Case Management Summit in Washington DC.
Business Process Management (BPM) remains the subject with a thousand faces. The lack of a well accepted definition is the single most harmful thing to the industry. Among a hundred articles there will be dozens of differing definitions of BPM. … Continue reading
What is a Business Architecture and why is it important? My challenge was to define this in terms that can be understood by a non technical business executive.
Julian Birkinshaw professor at the London Business School had an interesting article in Forbes a couple weeks ago titled “Managing Complexity: The Battle Between Emergence And Entropy” which comes close to, but falls just short of, making a good recommendation … Continue reading
This session from the Global Peter Drucker Forum has a lot of gems about management in highly complex situation. Many good hints on leadership for knowledge workers.
Why not get rid of management entirely? That was the thesis of Doug Kirkpatrick’s talk at the Building Business Capability conference this week about the Morning Star Company, a company which has tried the radical approach of being entirely flat, … Continue reading
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
The sign of our time is the amazing speed with which changes in the business world happen. This requires from the enterprises of today, and even more of the future to become agile, e.g. capable of adjusting themselves to changes … Continue reading