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Who is to Blame for Social BPM?

Of course, this is a tongue-in-cheek question.  Nonetheless, there is a lot of pressure on the BPM industry right now to jump on the “Social” bandwagon and this begs the question of whether or not this is a good idea?  What is really at the root of the “social” juggernaut? It

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Reflections on Business Process Modeling, BPMN, and BPMS

And, as any college graduate knows, the bible of better technique is Strunk & White’s Elements of Style. Bruce gets this (and has positioned his book to become the Elements of Style of BPMN), and after 12 hours in his course I can understand why he doesn’t seem so interested in the BPM Suite itself. The fact is that the BPM Suite tends to work just fine whether it is ProcessMaker, Pega, IBM, Appian, or another. The problem is much deeper and needs to be solved in a much less automated way. The problem is the “style.” This problem needs to be solved through better education and better teachers. We need to train better process consultants and this is a long and arduous journey with no shortcuts.

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Big Ideas, Big Process, and little Social Apps

Connie Moore from Forrester Research blogged about a big idea that she has been working on for several months about the future of enterprise suites versus business process management suites.   I imagine that her paper will touch an interesting nerve because I get the feeling that this is a

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