Category Archives: BPM

Business Process Management

bpmNEXT-2017 on Apr 18-20 in Santa Barbara

Now in its fifth year, bpmNEXT is the definitive showcase of the next generation of Business Process Management software – including intelligent operations, the Internet of Things, mobile case management, business decision management, automated process discovery, and goal-directed processes. This … Continue reading

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White-collar workers being replaced by AI?

One Japanese insurance company, Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance, is reportedly replacing 34 human insurance claim workers with “IBM Watson Explorer,” starting by January 2017. The AI will scan hospital records and other documents to determine insurance payouts, according to a … Continue reading

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Business Processes Are Learning to Hack Themselves

Automated process change comes in three main flavors: self-adapting, self-repairing, or a combination of the two. Some organizations are already deploying elements of process change automation using machine learning, while others are developing technologies that lay the foundation for it. … Continue reading

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Addressing Bottlenecks with Theory of Constraints

This presentation describes how to improve organizational performance using The Theory of Constraints created by late Dr. Eli Goldratt and explained in his book, The Goal.  The thought behind Theory of Constraints is that in every organizational system, there is one … Continue reading

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Notes about DecisionCAMP-2016

DecisionCAMP/RuleML 2016 is now a history, and I’d say a very good history with a lot of very interesting mini-events. I will try to briefly describe some of them in these notes. This year the Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard was … Continue reading

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How Big of a Role Do You See Decision Management Playing in BPM?

bpmNEXT provoked an interesting discussion with this title among BPM experts at bpm.com.

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“This is the year for DMN”

A slide with this statement was shown on the last day of just concluded bpmNEXT-2016 at Santa Barbara. Decision Modeling and Decision Management played a significant role at this prestigious conference and experts predict that in the nearest future the technologies behind such standards as BPMN, … Continue reading

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