Category Archives: BPM

Business Process Management

Goal-Driven Approach

The Disciplined Agile goal-driven approach guides people through the process-related decisions that they need to make to tailor and scale agile strategies. It specifies 22 goals in total, each of which is described by a Process Goal Diagram below. In particular the … Continue reading

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Oracle PCS with DMN

With the latest release of the Process Cloud Service (PCS), Oracle has released a preview version of its much awaited Decision Model and Notation (DMN) engine. A combination of process and decision modeling simplifies business processes by eliminating and replacing … Continue reading

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Does Real-World Decision Management Need Inference?

A set of recent articles by Paul Haley again brings attention to this important question. Paul insists that “It’s time to trade rule technology dating back to the 80’s for state of the art AI” and points that “BRMS are incapable … Continue reading

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What we know and what we do not know about DMN

A research with this title was published on 2018-03-22 by Prof. Jan Vanthienen and his colleagues. “The recent Decision Model and Notation (DMN) establishes business decisions as first-class citizens of executable business processes. This research note has two objectives: first, … Continue reading

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bpmNEXT Conference: Santa Barbara, Apr 17-19

bpmNEXT-2018 is not a typical conference pitching case studies to newbies. bpmNEXT is for those already neck-deep in this technology revolution and keen to know what’s coming next. Not just hear about it, but see it, touch it, and influence it. This year … Continue reading

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BPM 2018 Predictions from Top Influencers

Today the term “BPM” hardly represents a pure Business Process Management as along with process automation it is trying to cover decision management, case management, digital transformation, and even machine learning and blockchain. So, it is especially interesting to read … Continue reading

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Forget Processes, Think Decisions

Peter K.J. Kalmijn from Atos, Netherlands just published an article with this title. “Most organizations still run multiple rigid variations of their core processes. Even ‘dynamic processes’ are predominantly overly complex with multiple paths and complicated routing. This makes them … Continue reading

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