From here to there – thoughts on transformation

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From here to there – thoughts on transformation
Tweet When you set off on a process transformation initiative, it is intrinsically  about where you want to go and how you want to be, how differently you want to do things – it is about to-be, the target state. Tweet

A Strategy between the Gap and the Result

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A Strategy between the Gap and the Result
Tweet   In a recent short commentary on Strategy in the McKinsey Quarterly aptly titled “Synthesis, capabilities, and overlooked insights: Next frontiers for strategists”, Fred Gluck (who was also the founder of McKinsey’s Strategy Practice way back in 1988, as I learned) says strategies always come from one of three sources – strategic planning, strategic […]

Flinching faces, heart-burns and BPM initiatives

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Flinching faces, heart-burns and BPM initiatives
Tweet   When the gunshot is fired at the start of the Olympic final of a 100m dash,    8 world-class sprinters on the block will leap towards their dream of Olympic glory. All 8 equally skilled, each one equally trained, equally driven, all of them with the same hunger to win. Each one committed to […]

PegaWorld 2014 – Getting really serious about business technology

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PegaWorld 2014 – Getting really serious about business technology
Tweet   When you are an enterprise spending top dollar on software products, you like to be assured that you are betting on products that satisfy a fairly logical and predictable check-list that assess the vendors products on maturity, stability, cost effectiveness, ability to deliver to the need and so on. For decades these have […]

Buckle-up. The BPM ride is about to begin…

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Buckle-up. The BPM ride is about to begin…
Tweet   I’ve just returned from a rather adventurous and eventful trip involving two important dots on Gartner’s magic quadrant for BPM. One is a tech behemoth interested in almost everything related to IT, and the other, a vendor that has a laser focus on BPM. Tweet

Leverage BPM to Kill the Silos. In Your Mind.

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Leverage BPM to Kill the Silos. In Your Mind.
Tweet   Even as the enterprise IT landscape evolved over the past decades, markets, economy, and technology forces have affected key considerations that dominate and influence annual IT budgets. The nature and the unique mix of these forces, in any given year, have correspondingly triggered a rather unique set of influencers shaping IT budgets. We […]

How Can you Design Intelligent Processes?

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How Can you Design Intelligent Processes?
Tweet   Earlier today, I read something that made me snort on my afternoon coffee. Not just because it was funny, but because, to me it had some additional insight that I thought was worth sharing with you, especially when you think about Intelligent Processes and how they can be crafted for a BPM initiative. […]

BPM and Love and all that sort of thing….

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BPM and Love and all that sort of thing….
Tweet   Last week, while I was in London on work, I had to stand around for over an hour outside a client’s office building, in the cursed cold weather, waiting for my colleague to show up. I could only enter the office with him as he was the one with access to the building […]

Infuse, not garnish: Mobility is no longer a peripheral add-on.

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Infuse, not garnish: Mobility is no longer a peripheral add-on.
Tweet   It must have been around a decade ago when I first received a ‘text alert’ from a bank on my mobile phone. My bank had let me register my mobile phone number with them for this and once they activated it, I started receiving text alerts after every credit card transaction I made. […]

Ok, That’s Enough. Let’s Now Do Some Real BPM.

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Ok, That’s Enough. Let’s Now Do Some Real BPM.
Tweet   All this Business Process Management talk is getting boring. And clichéd. Blogs. Forums. Communities. White papers. Analyst calls. Product vendor presentations. Webinars. Analyst events. One-on-one meetings. Gardens. Roof tops. Tweet

Categories: asides
Tweet Very thought provoking question on the ebizQ forum today: “What is the biggest barrier to companies starting a BPM project?” Tweet

#BPM Agility, Change, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

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#BPM Agility, Change, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Tweet I think there is a need for this thing called Agility in your organization. You agree? You do? OK. I had a feeling you would. It is a burning need, no? Third degree, even. Now let me ask you this. Of all those people in your organization – CXOs, Business users, process owners, compliance […]

The Big Wave Goodbye…

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The Big Wave Goodbye…
Tweet   It is about to become something of the past. That’s sad because it really is something from the future. Tweet

Time to Get Cracking With BPM

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Time to Get Cracking With BPM
Tweet A little more than a fortnight ago, I had bounced a few thoughts about how BPM should not merely be about automation but should instead be about unlocking competitive advantage. Tweet

#BPM in 2011 – Looking Back and Looking Forward

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#BPM in 2011 – Looking Back and Looking Forward
Tweet 2010 was a good year for BPM – more firms took to BPM, while many firms already using BPM set off to unlock more value from BPM; most top vendors posted another year of great growth; overall BPM visibility increased significantly and it is gradually becoming less of a concept understood only by few […]

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