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When to use a flow-diagram for process and when not.

As you might have noticed, I am an outspoken opponent of using flow-diagrams for designing the human interactions of business processes. In my previous post I said that processes are just one representation of what constitutes a ‘customer experience’. A

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The Language of Process

The subject of how to perform process analysis and design is essential for those who believe that it improves the workings of a business to define its processes. Mark Cotgrove wrote about ‘Which language should we use then?’ and he

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Can BPMN and Rules identify Complex Events?

I changed the blog title for more clarity. (Thanks to Paul Vincent). Why are ‘complex events’ interesting for Adaptive Case Management? What is a complex event in difference to a simple one? Have you heard about edBPM, CEP, or CBE?

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The Problem with BPM Flowcharts

I have several points to make and will cover them one by one. (Note: This merges content from various previous posts for clarity.) Why is BPMN 2.0 as-is not usable as design tool for business users? Disclosure: I am not

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BPM Swimming Lessions

Recently several online discussions and posts cover the subject of swimlane diagrams. Most voice concern that swimlane diagrams allow process fragmentation during design. It shows that process diagrams are being considered as a substitute for reality rather than a learning

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Is BPMN the DNA of Process?

We recently showed our Papyrus BPMN/XPDL Editor for the first time. Papyrus executes the BPMN/XPDL models without transformation and allows interactive editing of the model at runtime to enable dynamically created sub-processes in line with Adaptive Process requirements. In the

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Predictive Analysis and Causality

Snippets of wisdom from fun movies: ‘Life is like a box of chocolates. You’ll never know what ya gonna git.’ (Forrest Gump) ‘Had a single of a long series of events taken place differently this morning, she would not have

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