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BPM Department within a large organization?

Has anyone come across a stand-alone BPM department / function / manager within large companies and specifically oil and gas companies? If so, where does it sit within the organization i.e. under CFO, Corporate Planning department, Group Audit etc. or spread across all departments and what is the...read more
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posted 15 weeks 6 min ago
I've observed that it's often in a shared services organization. See Deloitte's report - where they mention that "companies such as BP, Shell, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble and Oracle ..." have...read more
Authored by: Edward Willing |  Originally published on August 14 2015 | 4 total posts

Process Automation vs Orchestration

Around my office we have an ongoing debate regarding the difference between process automation and orchestration. Is there a clear and commonly held understanding of the difference? Thoughts and/or resource pointers are appreciated!read more
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posted 13 weeks 1 day ago
What do you mean by orchestration?read more
Authored by: Troy Hughes |  Originally published on August 4 2015 | 3 total posts

BPM Salary Survey

 We just announced the BPM Salary Survey. It will provide you with in-depth statistics on compensation, role, responsibilities and job satisfaction. And unlike other generic surveys, this survey has been tailored to the circumstances in which BPM professionals work. We'll publish the results...read more
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posted 2 weeks 2 days ago
Thank you to the 500+ individuals who participated in our BPM Salary Survey. The results are in: http://www.bpminstitute.org/resources/white-papers/2015-business-process... Let us know what you...read more
Authored by: BPM Administrator |  Originally published on June 23 2015 | 2 total posts

BPM Certification

Hi To advance my career I want to do this certification. Please advise how to achieve this certfication .. from what institute.. how are exams given is it online ..how to book an exam how to study for it.. what are the guides that i need.. where do find it....how long is the study duration.. share...read more
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posted 21 weeks 1 day ago
Hello Pankaj: Thank you for your recent post regarding BPM Training and Certification. The fact is, BPMInstitute provides a host of services and tools for BPM practitioners including training...read more
Authored by: Pankaj Bilandani |  Originally published on March 23 2015 | 1 total posts

Business Process Owner - Role description and Performance Targets

Hi there, I am new to the community, I work for AstraZeneca in the Pharma sector, and am part of our internal BPM network, a bold band of intrepid enthusiasts who are spreading the word around BPM.We have developed a BPM handbook to advise the AZ community on application of the philosophy and are...read more
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posted 5 weeks 5 days ago
Hello, I am new here as well. I saw your info and wonder if you got feedback to your posting in February. I work for Novartis, in Pharma IT sector to support introduction of BPM and improve business...read more
Authored by: David Ross |  Originally published on February 17 2015 | 1 total posts

RFC: committing to a methodology for a Professional Services Practice approach in BPM/BPI solutions delivery

If one were to build a Professional Services Practice within the document and office automation technology market (read traditional copier vendors) would one attempt to transcend the technology-centric approach (box sifting and "solutions" as a euphamism for more box shifting ie shrinkwrapped...read more
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posted 1 year 26 weeks ago
Hi Will, I personnally find that methodologies are great, whether for BPM, data warehouse or systems delivery. What is missing in most cases is industry knowledge. Clients just love it when you know...read more
Authored by: Will Parker |  Originally published on April 7 2014 | 2 total posts

BPM Approaches

What is the "Integration-Oriented Business Process Management" and what is its challengesread more
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posted 1 year 42 weeks ago
Hi, I understand this concept , like the notion of process integration. Process integration is the capability to define a common business process model that defines the sequence, hierarchy, events,...read more
Authored by: Alireza Afsar |  Originally published on January 20 2014 | 2 total posts

Open source scanning solution

As part of BPM / SOA based solution for a customer we are evaluating solutions for scanning the documents. Kofax or Ephesoft solution is typically used. Customer wants to know is there any open source solution in this space? Customer is considering Alfresco for document management needs which will...read more
Authored by: Naishadh Sevalia |  Originally published on September 18 2013 | 0 total posts

Big Data and BPM

What "big data" problems are being solved with BPM and what challenges exist when applying BPM to "big data" issues?read more
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posted 2 years 9 weeks ago
Most simple one: The behavior observation for all employees even customers collected through BPM system helps us understand the performance of certain process.read more
Authored by: Tom Dwyer |  Originally published on July 17 2013 | 2 total posts

Migration to new platform

We are currently using a version of WebLogic BPM (10gr3). When WebLogic was purchased by Oracle, their bpm directions are leading to an unsupported product without a good migration path. We are evaluating other BPM solutions, but are very concerned about our "in-flight" processes. With several...read more
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posted 2 years 22 weeks ago
I did a migration between 2 BPM products before, many years ago, in a very similar situation as you described. The target software at that time was Fujitsu I-BPM, which happened have sets of...read more
Authored by: Ed Ross |  Originally published on May 29 2013 | 3 total posts

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