Category Archives: Business Process Management

2016 Recap – Basic Requirements for Success with BPM


Once again, with minor updates/consolidations,  . . . . here is my list of basic requirements for Success with BPM. 1. Some of the work to be performed involves the performance of tasks in logical sequence. 2. The work will … Continue reading

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Where are the ‘Easy’ buttons in BPM?


If you are looking for success with BPM, there are, by my count, 19 hurdles. Different consultants use different approaches, their approaches are effective within some customer cultures/not so effective in others, the tools used by the consultant and the … Continue reading

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Mini-firestorm at BPM.COM


The question of the week at BPM.com was http://bpm.com/bpm-today/in-the-forum/what-is-the-best-way-to-build-an-executable-process-model What Is the Best Way to Build an Executable Process Model? From a comment E. Scott Menter made on this discussion where he wrote: “Flowcharts (including IMHO BPMN) are simply not … Continue reading

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CEM and BPM, In The Sandbox


The no one disputes the potential of CEM (Customer Experience Management) for attracting and retaining customers and for administrative cost reduction in the area of goods and services delivery. Since BPM has a similar focus (i.e.  delighting customers) the question … Continue reading

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Is it time to rename “Business Process Management” to “Business Performance Management”?


One of the commenters at a BPM.com “Are Processes Key to Scalability?” discussion asked the question: “What do we call ‘process’ so the high growth CEO will see it as important?” Here is my response: “ Agree with the need … Continue reading

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A framework for development of a Case Management Maturity Model


Case is a methodology that helps you to manage short and medium term business activity based on orchestration received from background BPM and governance from rule sets at the run-time environment that is hosting Case. Case Managers/workers usually need supplementary … Continue reading

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Specialty-Focused EHRs Re-Entering The Picture


Interesting article at http://www.emrandehr.com on “Specialty-Focused EHRs Re-Entering The Picture” by Anne Zieger My comment below . . . “And then the specialists can opt for yet a third choice – a generalized EHR that has as it’s foundation BPM … Continue reading

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Funny how time slips away


It’s been six years since some of us started soapboxing about ACM vs BPM. https://kwkeirstead.wordpress.com/2010/09/18/life-beyond-corporate-silos/ I don’t see much of a change –we continue to see folks trying to shoehorn BPM into all kinds of initiatives where end-to-end “solutions” are … Continue reading

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What Predictive Analytics Can Do For You!


If you are responsible for managing a business, the maturity level you want to get to is one where staff receives advanced decision support from your business management system. Here is how you can use the “Easy” button to improve … Continue reading

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Beyond Case by Case Management


We know that Case Managers manage Cases but that is not the end of it. Cases often need to draw on pooled resources and when the pool runs dry someone has to step in and make decisions regarding which Cases … Continue reading

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