Arguments against Managing Processes…

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There are all sorts of reasons that companies don’t take on managing their business processes. A few include… – We are way too busy working on existing [paying] jobs to take on business process management. – We have no business … read more

Are you ready for Adaptive Case Management?

By Roxana-Maria Petculet @ Oracle | May 29, 2014

Let’s see if you’re ready to embrace adaptive case management… How long would take you to go through all the possible solutions of this equation:  1 ? 2 ? 3 = ? Too long… How about this one: 1 + … read more

Best Practices – Are They?


Years ago, I worked for a company that created software with the ability to manage business processes.  We were one of the first companies that could provide business process management [BPM], so we were trail blazing. One of our marketing … read more

DIY Business Process Applications: Wish vs. Reality

By Jörg Burmeister @ agito GmbH | May 22, 2014

Whenever one hears about BPM software (BPMS) these days, particular importance is attached to the early involvement of the business division in the development of a solution. This is understandable – who knows the processes better than the business division? … read more

Choosing the Right BPM Solution


Choosing a BPM solution is not a simple task.  There are horror stories about companies spending lots of money on a solution only to have their implementation end up being a large fiasco. There are a lot of things to … read more

Intuition of Things – The future of BPM in the Digital Economy

By Maloy Patnaik @ Infosys | May 15, 2014

In the dynamic world of mega IT mergers and acquisitions, there are a few that stand out from the rest. The recent acquisition of WhatsApp is one of them. The acquisition of Waze by Google, about a year ago is … read more

Analysis of Business Processes


For the sake of this discussion, I will lump a Business Process Management [BPM] project into 4 categories – Analysis, Design, Construction and Implementation. It has been my experience that the analysis and design categories usually take up about 75% … read more

We haven’t even started with ACM/BPM!

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By Karl Walter Keirstead @ Civerex | May 9, 2014

I don’t subscribe to the gloom and doom predictions we hear from many Business Process Management (BPM) practitioners. When you merge Adaptive Case Management (ACM) and Business Process Management (BPM), you get a rare 1+1 =5 boost. It’s easy to … read more

Zero Code BPM Software


Peter Schoof started a conversation recently by asking ‘Is Zero Code the Future of BPM?’  The conversation has included a lot of ideas. I have been a fan of the idea of zero code for a number of years for … read more

Book Review : Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginners Guide

By Evan Morrison @ | May 2, 2014

Dr. Zakir Laliwala and Irshad Mansuri have written an exceptional introduction to the Activiti business process engine in “Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginners Guide”. The book is a fantastic companion to the Activiti user manual and Activiti in Action. … read more