Some say it is like herding cats, but sometimes it is more like channeling the torrent, it always depends on the group, but there are several key activities that you should be doing in order to make your volunteer group as successful as possible.Continue reading
It is just so easy: plop the documents in an email address, add a few people in the address line, and WHOOOSH it is delivered. But there is evil lurking, hidden by the patina of simplicity.Continue reading
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.
We knew that BPMN needed fixing, but CMMN didn’t fix it enough. This is another installment in the series on how we need to move beyond process models for automating work. The last post pointed to limitations in BPMN, and this post covers CMMN.
This another installment in the series pointing out the problems with using a hand-drawn business process model. The last post was how a business process model fails in the promise to be easier than programming. Even if you get past that issue, and hire programmers to make the models, a static model is not really suitable for a human organization anyway. Continue reading
A platform for digital transformation brings a number of different capabilities together: processes, agents, integration, analytics, decisions, and — perhaps most important — case management. Why case management? What does that really bring to the table and why is it needed?
I run large complex software projects. A naive understanding of complex project management can be more dangerous than not knowing anything about it. This is a recent experience. Continue reading
Here is a message from my friend, Robert Gilman, about participating with us on an open source platform for supporting a sociocratic organization. It is the most interesting thing I have been involved in for years. Continue reading
Six key process activities coming in 2016: Adaptive CM Workshop, ACM Awards, BPM Next, BPM and Case Management Global Summit, BPM 2016 Conference and (updated) CBI Conference. Continue reading