BPM processes consist of at least a set of user- and automatic steps. An automatic step is -as far as I see it- a well defined combination of interface and functionality, and is reusable. That...read more
EPC is widely used in Business Process Modelling tools of German vendors like SAP and ARIS.
BPMN is more and more adopted by the bigger BPM tools like Tibco, Oracle, Cordys and recently by SAP. Will BPMN standard completely wipe-out EPC, or will there always be applications for EPC left, that...read more
I second both previous opinions. We also produced good results by capturing requirements and defining TO-BE processes using EPCs (ARIS platform), equipping them with BPMN attributes (had to use...read more
What are the origins, influences and overlaps of Business Architecture field and profession? I can see a lot of commonalities and relevance with Information Technology-Architecture, Building Architecture, Engineering generally,Organizational theory, Systems thinking, Knowledge Management, Decision...read more
@konstantis This is a great topic, or 3! As far as origins go, I don't think people talked much about business architecture until the IT world expanded from accounting, and needed to understand the...read more
BPM's Nemesis : Clunky Data Integration
Back in the '90's, I jumped right in there with all the other consultants and IT operatives when Business Process Reengineering came along. Since I had been heavily involved in computer graphics before that, I even wrote a crude business process designer so...read more
"There is good news on the business architecture front. The level of discourse has elevated dramatically around how to effectively represent the business architecture. At the forefront of this discussion are two essential focal points: the business capability and the value stream." This is an...read more
William, I see no reason you should continue to discuss on this thread (even if you created the group) making references to your own work in OMG and book which are part of your own agenda. This...read more
I recently attended BrainStorm NYC and noticed that there did not seem to be any representation from Appian at the conference. I'm interested in finding other companies in the Tri-State area that are using Appian as a tool for BPM implementation.read more
The company (IntelliDyne) I currently work for has a focus on Appian based BPM projects where it is used as a tool for BPM implementation. Currently we have several projects that we are involved in....read more
A business architecture is the blueprint of an Enterprise. A generic business architecture is the blueprint of any Enterprise. An architecture consists of components and relationships.
For an Enterprise, that means functions (or capabilities) and flows (or processes, streams, chains...) The...read more
Amorie, we discussed in this thread Value Streams (I called them Business Flows), Capabilities (Business Functions) and Business Process Frameworks. From what you say "the IAA Business Component...read more
I have done many types of simulations from process flows with time, cost, personnel using Current state situations and then creating different To Be situations, based on different parameters and redesign principles.
I have done paper- based case studies and I have used different applications to do...read more
Like many of you, I grew up with learning simulation in high school, applying in my engineering studies at college. I agree it is under utilized. There are a lot of trust issues especially when you...read more
We are an employee benefits advisor/broker who performs benefits administration outsourcing services for our clients? Recently, we were asked by a client to provide more structure and governance, which will be work-in-progress over time. During our next meeting, we will respond. The question:...read more