Tag Archives: notation

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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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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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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BPM 2010 Keynote

I just sat through the BPM 2010 keynote speech given by Phil Gilbert which I thought was worth a quick note here. He was asked to talk on the future of BPM, but clarified that he would really just focus … Continue reading

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BPMN vs. professionals, 2.0

Last week brought us a vigorous debate about the role of BPMN, where I took the controversial position that “BPMN 2.0 is no longer for Business Professionals“.  Adam Deane collected quotes from the major contributors.  Sandy Kemsley calls it “The … Continue reading

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BPMN 2.0: no longer for Business Professionals

Jim Sinur in his post BPMN for Business Professionals: Burn Baby Burn points strongly to the conclusion that BPMN is simply not suitable for business users.  I am not surprised as this has been a topic of the case management … Continue reading

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