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Guest Blog: Industry Analyst Neil Ward-Dutton Shares His Thoughts on BPM Trends

The networked generation places a great importance on communicating and sharing at each stage of their decision-making processes in their personal lives. What is this generation looking for when it comes to Business Process Management?

Living Process's insight:

"We’ll see leading companies look to support more  collaborative-based approaches to decision making and work co-ordination where people are involved – and they’ll look to software systems to provide that support." This, and case-management challenges, look very much like Living Process issues.

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Lessons from history part 1: BPM Straight Up - Separating Fact from Fiction

Lessons from history part 1: BPM Straight Up - Separating Fact from Fiction | Living Process | Scoop.it
Have you had one or more business improvement or transformation projects that just didn’t deliver what was expected?  Most companies do!  The question is why?
Living Process's insight:

from Dan Morris at the Process Excellence Network. Those who do don't remember the past are doomed to repeat it...Lessons From History applicable to the future of Living Process.

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Keep the Ship of IT Pointed Towards Delivering Value | Software ...

Keep the Ship of IT Pointed Towards Delivering Value | Software ... | Living Process | Scoop.it
The stovepipe/factory model of IT has supported the creation of insular specialists, such as development methodologists, process improvement specialists, project managers and DBAs. This isolation cuts off decision making ...
Living Process's insight:

from @TCagley : "Processes and methods need to be reassessed periodically based on current conditions, organizational needs and values." The interesting point of the article is its emphasis on the last point: values.

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How important is mobile collaboration support? New survey!

How important is mobile collaboration support? New survey! | Living Process | Scoop.it
Does your business have a strategy for mobile collaboration? Or maybe you’re about to create one?
Living Process's insight:

From MWD Advisors: "It’s our goal to better understand [mobile collaboration] so we can provide actionable advice to anyone looking to create or improve their mobile collaboration strategy. The more data we have, the better the analysis we can share." Take the survey!

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Are we finally seeing the death of “social”?

Are we finally seeing the death of “social”? | Living Process | Scoop.it
First, let me apologise for the shamefully sensationalised headline, but I just couldn’t resist.
Living Process's insight:

"['Social'] is not going away; arguably it’s simply reaching a more mature, sensible stage where the market is finally acknowledging that this is about changing the way businesses operate, the way we manage and organise our people, resources and relationships." And will surely continue to mature in BPM as well...

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What's your viewpoint? Is "unstructured process" an oxymoron?

What's your viewpoint? Is "unstructured process" an oxymoron? | Living Process | Scoop.it

Janelle Hill, Senior industry analyst for Business Process Mgt

Living Process's insight:

Great discussion about the future of process in this LinkedIn group

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Avoiding a process crisis - CIO New Zealand

This insight cropped up at a recent CIO roundtable as ICT executives from across sectors distilled process management from the sports team that continues to retain a...

Living Process's insight:

At this CIO roundtable discussion, there are some Living Process nuggets, we think. Here's one of them, from Vaughan Robertson: "Processes should not be gated. Put warnings but allow them to override."

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Social Media Meets Social Collaboration. Or Not.

My fellow Enterprise Irregular Susan Scrupski posted last month on the split between enterprise initiatives in social media (external-facing marketing) and social collaboration (mostly internal work production and knowledge sharing) – apparently...
Living Process's insight:

the challenge: "there’s a combination of technology and corporate culture that needs to allow for the direct connection of external social media and internal social collaboration."

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BPM-keeping it flexible - KMWorld Magazine

BPM-keeping it flexible - KMWorld Magazine | Living Process | Scoop.it
... information access? I can certainly envision a future where search engine optimization, which may be perceived as having more value than traditional information retrieval, may become the gatekeeper for enterprise search in some organizations.
Living Process's insight:

"The social elements in the process automation support a collaborative approach to problem resolution...decision trees cannot cover all the alternatives, especially for new processes."

Think we'll be seeing more and more of this in the future

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4 Reasons “low-code” Platform Adoption is on the Rise

4 Reasons “low-code” Platform Adoption is on the Rise | Living Process | Scoop.it

“Low-code” application platforms o accelerate delivery of applications, help organizations respond to customer requests faster, and fostercollaboration between departments.

Living Process's insight:

Jolanta Pilecka of Bizagi has a point. No code is a no go. Low code for the Living Process! via @BPMLeader

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How To Blend BPM, Social Collaboration - InformationWeek

How To Blend BPM, Social Collaboration - InformationWeek | Living Process | Scoop.it

Social collaboration and business process management (BPM) might seem like strange bedfellows, but they can be better together...

Living Process's insight:

"A business can add a layer of social collaboration without replacing processes wholesale." Social + BPM, definitely happening...from the perspective of the editor of InformationWeek Healthcare

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Is Waze the Way of the Future for BPM?

Is Waze the Way of the Future for BPM? | Living Process | Scoop.it

We simultaneously remarked how the community-based traffic and navigation mobile app Waze is a great metaphor for Jim’s vision and Dynamic Case Management in particular..."

Living Process's insight:

via @JimSinur and @nathanielpalmer  "Waze may be a great metaphor for Dynamic Case Management"  and, maybe a bit of Living Process in there as well

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The Millennials & Processes: The Engine for Creative Collaboration

The Millennials & Processes: The Engine for Creative Collaboration | Living Process | Scoop.it
1) Generation Y aka the Millennials:   The networked generation place a great importance on communicating and sharing at each stage of their decision-making processes in their personal lives, what is this generation looking for when it comes to...
Living Process's insight:

Millennials, Gen Y and process. "Traditional processes were historically dominated by structured processes (doing by design), but more of the work today is much less structured (design by doing)." The next generation(s) will own Living Process.

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Jean-Marie Grange's curator insight, March 21, 2014 11:12 AM

Jim Simur blog post about Process flexibility

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Clay Richardson's Blog

Clay Richardson's Blog | Living Process | Scoop.it
Over the last 12 years, I've seen – and helped drive – a lot of change in the BPM market.  First, I watched BPM move from a heavy focus on integration to a greater focus on collaboration and social interaction.  And then, BPM expanded from highly structured and ‘autom
Living Process's insight:

To better understand the future, it helps to understand the past.

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Countdown To #bpmNEXT 2014

Countdown To #bpmNEXT 2014 | Living Process | Scoop.it

The conference that I was most excited to attend last year was bpmNEXT, conceived and executed by Bruce Silver and Nathaniel Palmer: “it’s like DEMO for BPM” is how Bruce originally described it to me, and that’s how it turned out.

Living Process's insight:

Sandy Kemsley offers some good reasons why bpmNEXT is w worthwhile conference for "learning, networking and collaborating"...we'll add that "Defining the Next Generation of Process Innovation" is definitely oriented to the future of BPM.

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Continuous Process Improvement is a State of Mind, Not an Activity | Mel Bost - PMO Expert

Continuous Process Improvement is a State of Mind, Not an Activity | Mel Bost - PMO Expert | Living Process | Scoop.it

Project Management to a New Level in a Continuous Process Improvement Framework. I discuss identifying, capturing, documenting, and sharing project lessons

Living Process's insight:

"Continuously look at feedback from stakeholders, customers, clients, auditors, and internal project groups that advocate changing some part of your internal business processes."  Speaks to flexibility

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CIOs Need To Prepare For Cultural And Organizational Transformation

CIOs Need To Prepare For Cultural And Organizational Transformation | Living Process | Scoop.it

Macro trends in technology and shifting customer behavior are giving rise to the connected business -- which is not defined by technology but is rather a new style of doing business.

Living Process's insight:

"CIOs will be responsible for introducing technology solutions that help break down silos, boost cross-team collaboration, drive the end-to-end customer experience, and engage more deeply with customers." BPM methodology & technology likely to play an increasing role?

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