Tag Archives: learning organization

Models and Organizations Don’t Mix

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 … Continue reading

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Time to Stop Using Business Process Models

Whew!  It has been a few months since my last post in October on my way to the EDOC conference in Stockholm.  Presentations and papers went very well there, and I have been working on an entirely new concept.  It … Continue reading

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Develop for Self-Managed Organizations

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.

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‘Fail fast, fail often’ is essential advice for innovators

Yes, it is a negative statement, but in uttering it, you desensitize the team to a harmful fear of failure. I am responding today to an article in The Globe and Mail titled “‘Fail fast, fail often’ may be the … Continue reading

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Business Etiquette Modeling: a new paradigm for process

The AdaptiveCM 2014 workshop this past Monday provided a very interesting discussion of the state of the art in adaptive case management and other non-workflow oriented ways for supporting knowledge work. While there I presented, and we discussed, an intriguing … Continue reading

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Collective Adaptive Systems (CAS)

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

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Organize for Complexity Book

Niels Pflaeging’s amazing little book, Organize for Complexity, gives good advice on how to create self managing organization that are resilient and stable.

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