HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Here are some of the links posted over on the Process Cafe Posterous this week1
Things are a little light because traditionally the week between Christmas and new Year is a week of relaxation. As we ramp up into the New Year I expect things to improve a little.
Combining Business Process Management, Services Oriented Architectures and Lean Six Sigma to accelerate results « BPM BlueWorks Community Blog - A detailed article from IBM about integrating the disciplines and capabilities of BPM, SOA and Lean Six Sigma. I know this won't please those who frown on LSS as being outdated, but a lot of the other items make sense.
Using The Cloud For Business - What the cloud means to business process. - The man who built Cordys talks about 'the cloud' and what it means for business processes
Two BPMN Self-Tests « BPMS Watch - Bruce Silver compares and contrasts a BPMN self-test from academia with one he has created himself. Both are basically marketing options, but which one do you prefer?
Are the Power Vendors Making a Move in BPM? - Jim Sinur from Gartner notes a number of observations designed to indicate that Power Vendors are making a move into BPM. What are your thoughts on this?
Forrester Targets Business Process Professionals in 2010 - InSights - Looks like Forrester are starting to focus on business process professionals in the coming year. Well, I'm right here. Come talk to me.
Business processs success? Whose job? - CIOL Opinion- Vivek Kumar Sharma argues that dashboards are an ideal way to heal the divide between IT ownership and Business ownership of the business process. Personally I'm not convinced that this is the right problem to be addressing. Business Process ownership is a business issue not IT. What do you think?
AIIM - BPM/Workflow with SharePoint and K2- Someone obviously likes working with K2 and Sharepoint. Interesting article from a US based guy who has done extensive work on implementing K2 pilots. Worth a read.
1 The Process Cafe Posterous is a place for linking to process related articles written by other people that don't merit a full post on the Process Cafe but are still worth your time reading.
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