BPM, Optimization and Scrum

One of the goals of Business Process Management (BPM) is the continuous optimization of business processes. In fact when we start analyzing existing processes, in most cases it turns out that those processes are far from being ideal. Usually the first impulse is to say, all right let’s improve the processes while we automate them. . . . → Read More: BPM, Optimization and Scrum

BPMN 2.0 Poster

Thanks to the Berliner BPMN Offensive a new Poster is available which shows the modeling elements of BPMN 2.0.

Rules, Processes or Services?

Together Services, Business Processes (BPM) and Business Rules (BRM) can be a powerful combination to keep the SOA promise of creating agile business applications. I often hear questions about how those three can be combined in a reasonable way. In their article Implementation of business rules and business processes in SOA Boris Lublinsky and Didier . . . → Read More: Rules, Processes or Services?

SOA without BPM without SOA

Some people argue that SOA and BPM are two different things. That is probably right because it is possible to create a service landscape without having a business process representation. But if you look at the main reason for establishing a service oriented architecture the perspective changes. The main reason for SOA is business agility. . . . → Read More: SOA without BPM without SOA