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Jim Sinur, Gartner Emeritus, is next at Building Business Capability talking about the possibilities of transformation resulting from BPM and process models. Businesses, he says, are in a battle to lead in revenue per hour worked. This means a constant focus on increasing productivity and the linkage of every action to desired business outcomes. It [...]

The old way: Most organizations model and manage their business processes. Business process analysis and business process management systems (BPMS) helps organizations focus on an end-to-end set of activities that deliver business value. There are many benefits of a business process focus – consistency, improved customer experience, reduced costs and increased agility. However many business [...]

  Future Strategies launched their new book today in Chicago: iBPMS: Intelligent BPM Systems: Impact and Opportunity: Intelligent business process management is the next generation of enterprise BPM, leveraging recent technological advances to attain a degree of operational responsiveness not possible with yesterday’s business process platform.  Today, companies of all types want faster and better insight [...]

I am participating with Mark Mastop of Blueriq in an all-day Masterclass on Intelligent processes: the way to more service and less administration, September 11 in  ’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. Many businesses and government agencies model their business using a process-based approach. Whilst this is a step in the right direction, they still often come up against barriers. [...]

I recently finished a new white paper Decision-Centric, Intelligent Processes. This was sponsored by Blueriq (formerly Aquima) and is available on their site here. Organizations, both commercial and governmental, are increasingly focused on their business processes. By modeling, implementing and managing business processes these organizations improve control, reduce costs and increase efficiency. Yet for all [...]

I am giving a webinar on Decision-Centric, Intelligent Processes with Mark Mastop of Blueriq on September 18th at 10am Eastern/16:00 CET. Intelligent processes are dynamic, flexible, transparent and adaptive. They deliver consumer-centric services that can respond to rapidly changing business conditions and complex regulatory environments while simplifying IT and leveraging scarce resources. Decisions, and the [...]

A new week and another new white paper. This week it is The Decisions at the Heart of Your Process How Decision Management simplifies business processes and improves results Companies applying Business Process Management can create simpler and more agile processes, and more flexible business applications, by externalizing decisions and applying business rules to effectively manage those [...]

I got to hear Jim Sinur (@jimsinur)talk about intelligent business operations - what he sees as the future of business process and business rules at Building Business Capability 2012. Jim sees two critical trends - a focus on incremental transformation and a new business/IT gap driven by the business' focus on business process and IT's focus [...]

I am speaking on at the IBM BPM and ODM Summit in Napa California on October 10. I am speaking on Smarter, Simpler Processes & Decisions: One of the prime causes of over-complex processes is the inclusion of decision-making in process designs. Organizations that identify the decisions in their processes and manage them as peers – [...]

The Forbes Mini Main Tent was kicked off by Mike Perlis, CEO of Forbes. Mike focused on how to build a business as strong as the Forbes brand – something with four legs: Keep print business on track Build the digital business for growth Develop brand extensions like conferences and international Become a great technology [...]

The recording of “Increasing BPM agility and effectiveness with Decision Management” is now available and you can access it by here (registration required). This webinar showed how combining BPM with Decision Management results in simpler, more agile processes and increases straight through processing and operational effectiveness. If this topic interests you then you might also [...]

Tomorrow, May 5th, at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern I am giving a free webinar on “Increasing BPM agility and effectiveness with Decision Management”. Combining BPM with Decision Management results in simpler, more agile processes and increases straight through processing and operational effectiveness. I will cover how combining Decision Management with BPM: Delivers simpler, more agile business [...]

Roy Schulte of Gartner gave a rapid fire session on business rules. Business rules he says can be used in multiple ways in a Business Process Management context. It can be used to make applications smarter and more flexible by externalizing rules. You can also use them to control process flow. And you can use [...]

On May 5th at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern I am giving a free webinar on "Increasing BPM agility and effectiveness with Decision Management". Combining BPM with Decision Management results in simpler, more agile processes and increases straight through processing and operational effectiveness. Decision Management delivers a shared  framework for cross-functional business and IT collaboration creating game-changing [...]

Final IBM IMPACT session for me this year is If P&C Insurance talking about the role of process and rules in claims processing. If is the largest property and casualty insurer in the Nordic region and covers all sorts of risks across personal and commercial lines of business. Insurance Customer Satisfaction can seem like an [...]

Westenrot and Wurttembergbische AG is a German financial services company covering insurance, home loans and savings. W&W had a set of business processes for order processing across all the products sold by the bank. These processes validated, completed and stored the order data and then generate a PDF to send to the customer/archive and update [...]

I am giving a webinar on BPM and Intelligent Operations as part of the ebizQ BPM in Action series on March 10. Operational systems can certainly be made more efficient with BPM, but what about making them more effective? Increasingly, companies need intelligent operations that deliver a real improvement in effectiveness. BPM is the right [...]

I am presenting at an IBM/Information Week webinar What, exactly, do you mean by business rules on December 9th. I will try to clear up the confusion between rules and decisions, explaining why this distinction is critical if you expect to incorporate improved agility into your organization's ability to respond to market demands, competitive actions [...]

I got an update from Pegasystems recently, mostly to talk about how the integration of Chordiant is going. I shared my original thoughts on the Pegasystems/Chordiant combination at the time but this was my first chance to chat with them since then.  Pegasystems continues to do well with its  12th record revenue quarter and climbing [...]

Simplifying complex processes

Syndicated from ebizQ There are lots of good reasons for adopting business process management as an approach, and a Business Process Management System as a technology. The benefits that can be gained are real but they can be undermined by over complex process designs. If the process you end up designing is the BPMN or [...]