Tag Archives: process diagram

RPA / BPM Implementation Strategy

There is a broad misconception that RPA about “business process” by itself. I have heard people say that they were going to switch from BPM to RPA. That is strange because the capabilities are quite different. It makes sense to … Continue reading

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Still think you need BPEL?

Fourteen years ago, IBM and Microsoft announced plans to introduce a new language called Business Process Execution Langauge (BPEL) to much fanfare and controversy.  This post takes a retrospective look at BPEL, how things have progressed, and ponders the point … Continue reading

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Key Process Activities for 2016

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.

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AdaptiveCM 2015 Workshop Summary

So much planning, so much anticipation, and now the 4th International Workshop on Adaptive Case Management and other non-workflow approaches to BPM is over after one marvelous day.  We had reserved some time at the end for a round table … Continue reading

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Final Keynote EDOC 2014: Barbara Weber

Barbara Weber is a professor at University of Innsbruck in Austria.  Next year she will be hosting the BPM 2015 conference at that location.  She gave a talk on how they are studying the difficulties of process modeling.   My notes … Continue reading

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Throw Away the Process Map, use Status Feedback Instead

For knowledge workers, automating the business process so that the system can “tell them what to do” is the entirely wrong focus for IT system support.  The focus of the system should instead be on presenting to knowledge workers the … Continue reading

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Flexible Process Plans at NFSA

One of the best examples of an ACM system, one that received a gold award in this year’s Excellence in ACM awards, was the system developed by Computas for the Norwegian Food Safety Authority.  The focus of this post is … Continue reading

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