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BA Group: How should BA vendors support the domains, visualization and IT mapping?

We recently posted a white paper which promotes a common understanding of business architecture. The white paper is called "Defining Requirements for a Business Architecture Standard" and can be downloaded by using this link - http://brainstorm.leveragesoftware.com/group_file.aspx?FileID=884ae5b82f...read more
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BA Group: What are your thoughts on how to align BA and IT architecture?

We recently posted a white paper which promotes a common understanding of business architecture. The white paper is called "Defining Requirements for a Business Architecture Standard" and can be downloaded by using this link - http://brainstorm.leveragesoftware.com/group_file.aspx?FileID=884ae5b82f...read more
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JD - I hope no one implied that BPMN should be a business architecture model. As you said, it is too detailed. The metamodel is overloaded on purpose because there are certain aspects of detail...read more
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BA Group: How do we store the information? Would a metamodel support a way to connect and align?

We recently posted a white paper which promotes a common understanding of business architecture. The white paper is called "Defining Requirements for a Business Architecture Standard" and can be downloaded by using this link - http://brainstorm.leveragesoftware.com/group_file.aspx?FileID=884ae5b82f...read more
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BA Group: What are the ways to visualize the domains of the business that fall inside BA?

We recently posted a white paper which promotes a common understanding of business architecture. The white paper is called "Defining Requirements for a Business Architecture Standard" and can be downloaded by using this link - http://brainstorm.leveragesoftware.com/group_file.aspx?FileID=884ae5b82f...read more
Authored by:   |  Originally published on March 18 2010 | 0 total posts

BA Group: What are the domains of the business that fall inside BA?

We recently posted a white paper which promotes a common understanding of business architecture. The white paper is called "Defining Requirements for a Business Architecture Standard" and can be downloaded by using this link - http://brainstorm.leveragesoftware.com/group_file.aspx?FileID=884ae5b82f...read more
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BPM Group: Any 'feel good stories' or disaster anecdotes on organizational change?

Nancy Williams is preparing a lecture for her 3rd year undergrad business students next week on organizational change. Any 'feel good stories' or disaster anecdotes you want to share? To share a story or anecdote with the group, simply respond to this thread. We'd love to hear them... good, bad...read more
Authored by:   |  Originally published on March 17 2010 | 0 total posts

BA Group: Any RESTafarians out there?

Hi, I'm new to the list and I'm looking to connect with folks who are exploring REST for its potential as a distributed system architecture. Our company has a patent pending Resource Oriented Framework that supports truly dynamic processes (run-time composition based on context) with activity-based...read more
Authored by: Dave Duggal |  Originally published on March 13 2010 | 0 total posts

BPM Group: 4 Simple Reasons Why Change Management Fails

So, what is the best way to introduce and manage process change? I’m not talking about the easiest way, I’m looking for the way that achieves the best results. If I had to guess, I’d point to 4 simple reasons. 1. Undisciplined Communication 2. Impatient Management (aka poor implementation...read more
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posted 4 years 19 weeks ago
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Ok, time to weigh in… which of the 4 do you see as the biggest culprit? Management and process owners out there, speak up now.read more
Authored by:   |  Originally published on March 10 2010 | 11 total posts

BPM Group: Is the Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) suitable for use by business people?

BPMN was originally designed to be used by both business and IT. Has that design goal been met? Is it too technical? Is the notation useful for business people but the current set of modeling tools that support it are too technical? Is a notation like EPC more oriented toward business people?...read more
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posted 4 years 19 weeks ago
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Karen, I am learning and using BPMN Level 1 as Bruce Silver calls it in his book. But I am going to use it sparingly with business clients. I have been doing this work with businesses for 20...read more
Authored by: Tom Dwyer |  Originally published on March 4 2010 | 23 total posts

BPM Group: Funding BPM Initiatives

Is there one approach for proposing and funding process improvement projects that achieves better results than the others? Often the cause of failed or delayed funding attempts is management ignorance of the current state and therefore no sense of urgency, management impatience for miracle cures,...read more
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posted 4 years 18 weeks ago
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Recently I have found challenges because higher priorities in the organization have come up related to the financial crisis. But even in the best of times, funding for BPM is tough. I agree with your...read more
Authored by: Tom Dwyer |  Originally published on March 3 2010 | 2 total posts

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