Tag Archives: BPM

BPM Industry Templates Have No Value

I was caught off guard recently when a potential customer asked if Fujitsu provided “Industry Templates” along with the BPM platform (branded now Fujitsu Digital Transformation Platform). Industry Templates is a term that refer to a package of all the … Continue reading

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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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How BPMN Misses the Target

One bright hope for business process modeling, developed between 2003 and 2010, was the standard known as Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN). This would be the way to model businesses!  But today, most people use a simple flowchart in … Continue reading

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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?

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2017 BPM Awards

There are a number of conclusions about the industry that we can make from this year’s WfMC Awards for Excellence in BPM.  Thirteen submissions won awards this year across a number of industries and practices.  First a summary of the cases:

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Conversation on Goal Oriented BPM

A few weeks ago Peter Schooff recorded a discussion between us on the topic of cloud and goal oriented BPM. Here is the link: https://bpm.com/bpm-today/blogs/1241-the-cloud-and-goal-oriented-bpm

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