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BA Group: Shared Vocabulary a foundation for business architecture

In Diana Krohn's new article, Terminology Wars: Coming to Terms with our Terms (see link below), she discusses the importance of terminology and vocabulary. If I were state what I believe to be the most important principle of business, it is that of a common vocabulary. This concept applies to...read more
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Good points, and Diana has given a good overview of the excellent Business Architecture work at United Airlines at some recent symposia. We see the lexicon issues as one driver for knowing up front...read more
Authored by: William Ulrich |  Originally published on October 6 2011 | 1 total posts

BPM Group: 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 3 years 48 weeks ago
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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

BA Group: Business Architecture

I see a lot of discussion around Business Architecture (BA) initiatives these days. We all hear about various BA artifacts such as models of functions, processes, value streams, capabilities, organizations, and etc. and how important they are to the BA. My current BrainStorm article at http://www...read more
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posted 3 years 32 weeks ago
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Hello All, how do we make an impact in this role in my organisation.None of our competitors currently have a business architecture team.We need a clear line between architecture and analysis.read more
Authored by: Ralph Whittle |  Originally published on June 3 2011 | 1 total posts

BA Group: Reminder: Business Architecture Group Meeting - Friday 6/10/11 @ 10AM PT - Register to Join Us

There is still time to register for our upcoming Business Architecture Group Meeting on Friday 6/10/11 @ 10AM PT. If you haven't already click here to register: http://www.bpminstitute.org/institutesurveys/ba-virtual-group-meeting.html . Practitioner Panel: Business Architecture Trends &...read more
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posted 2 years 19 weeks ago
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Cox said there were now online toolkits hackers could buy on the internet for them to break into bank accounts. But he also sought to allay concerns that Republicans only will cut indiscriminately....read more
Authored by: Carla Roddy |  Originally published on June 2 2011 | 1 total posts

BA Group: Toss the Capability Map and Focus on Organizational Relationships

The topic name is meant to be controversial and elicit discussion; the proposal here is not to completely get rid of Capability Maps but rather to assess the merits of the Org Map as a better means to drill down to actionable Business Architecture. Over the last couple years, I've seen multiple...read more
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posted 5 years 8 weeks ago
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We should use both capability maps and organisational charts. The first is functional, the second is about the real people organization. Business (and EA) architects should align them for optimal...read more
Authored by: Joseph Lail |  Originally published on May 23 2011 | 10 total posts

BPM Group: 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 5 years 9 weeks ago
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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

BPM Group: Is Process Stupid?

What makes it so hard for some companies to move to a process orientation? I offer some food for thought in an article http://www.bpminstitute.org/articles/article/article/why-process-sounds-.... But what have you found? And how do you deal with it?read more
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posted 5 years 6 weeks ago
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This really is a good question--unfortunately, I don't think there's a magic bullet, or else this would be a lot easier to promote. In my experience, I have tons of support from the folks in the...read more
Authored by: Shelley Sweet |  Originally published on May 16 2011 | 8 total posts

OP Group: Reminder: OP Virtual Group Meeting - Friday, April 15 - Meet The Author - Operational Leadership featuring Andrew Spanyi

If you haven't registered already, don't miss your opportunity to Meet The Author Online. Andrew Spanyi, Founder and Managing Director, Spanyi International, Inc.and author of Operational Leadership will talk about his new book and answer your questions. Customers are increasingly demanding higher...read more
Authored by: Carla Roddy |  Originally published on April 12 2011 | 0 total posts

BA Group: Reminder: BA Virtual Group Meeting - Friday, April 1 - Meet The Author - Business Architecture: The Art and Practice of Business Transformation featuring William Ulrich

If you haven't registered already, don't miss your opportunity to Meet The Author Online. William Ulrich, President, TSG, Inc., and Author of Business Architecture: The Art and Practice of Business Transformation will talk about his new book and answer questions that you have. Organizations...read more
Authored by: Carla Roddy |  Originally published on March 30 2011 | 0 total posts

BPM Group: Business Benefits of Having Document Management Functionality inside the BPM Solution

We believe a BPM solution should have extensive Document Management Functionalities ( Document archiving, routing, scanning, versioning,etc. ) in order to maximise the benefits provided to clients in business process automation. Any whitepapers, reports or comments are welcome.read more
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posted 5 years 20 weeks ago
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Document management is needed but many organisations already have document management facilities. Building document management in BPM could mean that these organisations pay for functionality twice...read more
Authored by: Haluk Cavusoglu |  Originally published on March 8 2011 | 10 total posts

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