5 years, 1 month ago

Could Anyone Else Use an Extra $600,000?

I am supplementing my Q&A series on the Value of EA & BPA with a wonderful article published on January 30th about one our customers, Chubb Insurance, written by Madeline Weiss, Society for Information Management’s Advanced Practices Council. There is nothing like a great story to  illustrate some of the ways enterprise architecture initiatives are […]

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5 years, 2 months ago

Q&A Series: The Evolution of EA

Next up in my Q&A series on EA, I am going to address how the EA market is changing and what vendors are doing to support user’s new expectations. Question: What are some of the ways that EA is evolving and what changes are EA tool vendors implementing to support those changes? Answer: In my […]

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5 years, 2 months ago

Q&A Series: The Future of EA and BPA

Today I’m continuing my Q&A series on frequent questions asked about enterprise architecture and business process analysis tools. Over the past few months there has been a lot of chatter around the future of EA and BPA. Here’s another installment on the future of this market and the best way to leverage these tools to […]

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5 years, 2 months ago

Q&A Series: The Value of EA and BPA

In November and December, Gartner released the Magic Quadrants for Enterprise Architecture (EA) and Business Process Analysis (BPA) respectively.  We thought we’d discuss some of Gartner’s observations about trends in both EA and BPA along with many questions we’ve heard from our customers and prospects over the years.  We are thrilled about our leadership positions […]

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5 years, 2 months ago

Impacting Business with Enterprise Architecture: What the Future Holds for EA Efforts

Cliché as it may be, I can’t stop myself from turning the page on the calendar of a new year and turning my mind to my personal goals for the year. Naturally, many organizations have a tendency to follow suit.  Bolstered by this spirit of the possible,  organizations begin to envision themselves achieving their goals […]

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5 years, 3 months ago

Think Big: Extending BPM Across Your Organization

In my blog post last month I covered a few of the lessons learned by early BPM adopters on how to begin a business process management (BPM) initiative. Based on many early BPM successes, we have seen the focus of BPM projects shift from just streamlining and improving a few key processes within their organization […]

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5 years, 5 months ago

How to Start a BPM Initiative: A Lesson from Early Adopters

Business process management (BPM) initiatives are growing in popularity because thousands of organizations have proven the measurable value BPM can deliver at a lower cost and in a dramatically shorter time than with traditional solution development approaches. Early BPM adopters have achieved an exceptional amount of success in their BPM deployments and there is a […]

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5 years, 5 months ago

Mobile BPM: Connecting People to Process Wherever They Are

In an increasingly more mobile society, work is not completed only in the office – it is often done on-the-go using a mobile device. Unsurprising to most, a study conducted by Morgan Stanley indicated that 91% of all U.S. citizens have their mobile device within reach twenty-four-seven. To take this even further, in a recent […]

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5 years, 7 months ago

Metastorm and Microsoft meet in the clouds with M3

Designed to bring modeling to the masses, OpenText’s Metastorm M3 is now even more accessible as a cloud-based application on Microsoft’s Windows Azure Marketplace. To be included, M3 had to undergo specific certification by Microsoft in addition to its prior certification as a Windows Azure solution. This makes Metastorm M3 the only enterprise-class business planning […]

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5 years, 7 months ago

Doing More with Less, the Smart Way

A few weeks ago I was paging through an issue of Mother Jones and the article, “All Work and No Pay: The Great Speedup” caught my eye. The story discussed how more and more, managers are asking their employees to take on heavier workloads with longer hours without any incentives. What was even more striking […]

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5 years, 10 months ago

Achieving Operational Excellence

In my post last Monday, I discussed that if you leverage enterprise architecture (EA) disciplines and solutions during the business process design phase of your business process management (BPM) projects you can better discover what your best practices are.  However, establishing visibility into your operations, and understanding how and why the top performers and departments in […]

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5 years, 10 months ago

Uncovering Process Excellence

Achieving process excellence is possible. To do it you can start by bringing together the top performers within your organization to capture what it is that makes them good at what they do. This isn’t always easy because many top performers can’t always easily articulate the underlying reason for their success. We see these top […]

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