Podcast about Robust BPM

Peter Schoof interviewed me last week on the subject of robust BPM. (Thanks Peter!)  This had been the basis of a talk I gave in Montreal at  the Workshop on Methodologies for Robustness Injection into Business Processes.  It is a quick 15 minute summary:

Robust BPM: Keith Swenson Explains How to Build Processes That Last

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BPM and SOA — Different Sides of the Same Coin

Here is a link to a podcast inteview on the subject of BPM and SOA — Different Sides of the Same Coin addressing these questions:

  • What new developments in the BPM space should companies be looking out for in the next 12 months?
  • Increasingly, I’ve been hearing the words BPM and SOA used together a lot. How come?
  • What are your thoughts on BPM Centers of Excellence? Do they or can they make a difference?

BPM Philosophy, not Technology

Found another interesting and thoughtful discussion of terminology: Workflow or Process Management. I like the six sided cube analogy, and I agree that BPM includes all those aspects. In this view again “workflow” is equated with the human dimension. The only critique I have of the post is: once you include all 6 facets, is there anything in the technical universe that is NOT BPM? Continue reading