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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
Authored by: David Ross |  Originally published on February 17 2015 | 0 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 40 weeks 1 day 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 4 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 | 1 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 1 year 23 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 | 1 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 1 year 35 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 | 2 total posts

BPM Skills Self-Assessment Tool

I'd like to know if the tool described on your site is available. I have a team of process managers who have had little, if any, formal training. I'd like to create a baseline to determine the current knowledge level. I believe the name of the tool is the "BPM Skills Self-Assessment Tool" - could...read more
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posted 50 weeks 4 days ago
Hi Linda - Here's a link to the BPM Self Assessment Tool you're looking for: http://www.bpminstitute.org/certification/bpm-skills-assessment We recently updated the tool, and have received a lot of...read more
Authored by: Linda Harbach |  Originally published on September 25 2012 | 1 total posts

Process evaluation framework / template

Hi all, Our organization is gearing up to do a process evaluation initiative. As a foundation for putting together an evaluation tool, I thought a good place to start might be to see if there are there any recommended frameworks or templates for evaluating processes in a comprehensive manner among...read more
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posted 2 years 43 weeks ago
Hello Derek, Would you clarify a couple things for me? By "evaluation tool" do you mean a process evauation approach? BPMInstitute.org teaches these approaches in its training classes. Do you mean...read more
Authored by: Derek Hughson |  Originally published on May 1 2012 | 11 total posts

How Should IT Embrace BPM?

What are the major challenges encountered when introducing the BPM discipline and approach to a company’s existing approach to using information technology to improve operations? For example, what issues do you face when planning to integrate the BPM approach to existing approaches for...read more
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posted 2 years 27 weeks ago
IT must be fully engaged in any BPM initiative to be succesful.read more
Authored by: Tom Dwyer |  Originally published on June 9 2011 | 2 total posts

Goverance, Operating Model and a CoE - Business or IT?

If your organization has a Center-of-Excellence installed that is managing multiple Process Automation applications across different business processes, but all on top of one BPMS (like a Pega, Lombardi or Appian), are the development resources for applications part of your IT organization or your...read more
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posted 3 years 40 weeks ago
Hi, I believe it comes back to the business maturity of the IT area and the technical maturity of the what I would call the operations area. If the IT structure includes a high business skllset...read more
Authored by: Thaxton Mauzy |  Originally published on May 23 2011 | 3 total posts

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