Insights from German flagship conference Wirtschaftsinformatik 2015

Last week, the BPinPM.net team visited the conference Wirtschaftsinformatik 2015 in Osnabrück. Topic of this year’s conference was Smart Enterprise Engineering.

In three days, several research and business tracks gave visitors insights in emerging trends of information systems. Furthermore, different companies (e.g., Thyssen Krupp or SAP) presented their next steps for achieving digitalized business.

For example, Thyssen Krupp wants to use Big Data and digitalization to revolutionize their elevator business. In the future, elevators won’t be travelling solely vertically but also horizontally. In the keynote, this video was shown. We found it very impressing and it fits very well to our scheduled innovation workshop “BPM meets the Innovation Helix“. Continue reading “Insights from German flagship conference Wirtschaftsinformatik 2015”

BPM meets Digital Age – Win the new book „Management by Internet“ by Willms Buhse

Evaluation of Digital Age BPM ideasTogether with eight fearless BPM experts from four different organizations, we went on an exciting journey to bring together Digital Age and BPM. Supported by Dr. Willms Buhse and his experts from doubleYUU, we have developed a number of possibilities to combine web 2.0 and social media features as well as digital leadership aspects with business process management.

Today, we are going to introduce the results of this workshop series in more detail. – And please don’t miss the chance to win a copy of the inspiring book “Management by Internet” by Willms Buhse at the end of this article. The book covers a lot of the aspects, which we combined with BPM and provides practical examples how to benefit from the Digital Age as a manager. Continue reading “BPM meets Digital Age – Win the new book „Management by Internet“ by Willms Buhse”

BPM2thePeople Award – Spread the word and win a conference ticket!

This week, we are starting a new project to foster process management awareness in the education and social sector. – The BPM2thePeople Award is our prize for best practice examples that increase the quality of processes in organizations from education or social sector.

The winner of the award serves as an ideal for other organizations and supports the future development towards full establishment of BPM in these sectors.

Nowadays, many organizations from education or social sector are still afraid of such topics and feel insecure about implementing BPM projects to encourage the management of their processes. – It is time to change that thinking, now! Continue reading “BPM2thePeople Award – Spread the word and win a conference ticket!”

Invitation to the 2nd BPinPM.net Process Management Conference

BPinPM.net Prozessmanagement-Konferenz 2013Driven by the awesome feedback of last year’s conference, we performed additional Best Practice workshops and gave our best to set up an attractive agenda for a second BPinPM.net Process Management Conference for German-speaking process management experts.

The agenda is designed to share the workshop results, to present best practice examples from companies such as Infraserv Höchst, Cassidian / Systemunterstützungszentrum Eurofighter, SAP, and Lufthansa Technik, as well as to facilitate know-how exchange by process management experts.

The conference will take place on Sep 10 and 11, 2013 at Lufthansa Training & Conference Center Seeheim in the area of Frankfurt.

Please visit the conference site to get more details and to register!

 

 

Again, this will be a local conference in Germany, but if enough non-German-speaking experts are interested, we will think about ways to share the know-how with the international BPinPM.net community as well. Please feel free to contact the team.

 

 

What a year 2012! But let’s see what will happen in 2013…

I would like to take this opportunity to review the year 2012, to say THANK YOU for all your support, and to look out to what is coming up in 2013.

BPinPM.net WorkshopThe year 2012 started with three workshops at Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg to identify best practices in six different areas of process management. Organizations from aviation, engineering, manufacturing, defense, and research were involved in the workshops and we were able to identify a number of common, promising, and best practices on topics such as process modeling, requirement management, and process improvement. Continue reading “What a year 2012! But let’s see what will happen in 2013…”

Founding of the Process Management Alliance – An introducing video

To achieve our goal to offer an official platform for process management experts, we are proud to announce that we have finally founded and registered the Process Management Alliance. 🙂

This association will not only take over the Best Practice in Process Management activities to bring experts together and to identify and share best practices in process management but also to transfer this knowledge to the educational and social sector. So the founding is another step on our journey towards the improvement of process management which already started about ten years ago.

To introduce the Process Management Alliance we created a short video. Continue reading “Founding of the Process Management Alliance – An introducing video”

Impressions of BPinPM.net Process Management Conference

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On September 21th 2012, the BPinPM.net initiative welcomed 80 process management experts to the first BPinPM.net Process Management Conference in the Lufthansa Training & Conference Center Seeheim.

To get started, Prof. Dr. Tim Weitzel from Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg presented a key note depicting severe impacts of inaccurate IT project management.

Structured into the four topics of process modeling, integration of normative and legislative requirements, organization-wide defined process model, and process management roles, nine exciting and informative lectures followed. Continue reading “Impressions of BPinPM.net Process Management Conference”

Invitation to the BPinPM.net Process Management Conference

About a year ago, we started our Best Practice in Process Management initiative by conducting the initial survey to identify interests in different areas of process management.

In the meantime, we’ve performed several workshops with process management experts from all kind of organizations to identify best practices in the most important areas.

Now, we are ready to share the results with the BPinPM.net community, to present examples, and to facilitate know-how exchange:

We are proud to invite you to the BPinPM.net Process Management Conference for German-speaking process management experts.

The conference will take place on Sep 21, 2012 at Lufthansa Training & Conference Center Seeheim in the area of Frankfurt.

Please visit the conference page to get more details and to register as participant!

 

 

We’ve decided to start with a local conference in Germany, but if enough non-German-speaking experts are interested, we will think about ways to share the conference content with the international BPinPM.net community or even to organize an international conference later on. Please feel free to contact the team.

Invitation to check the process management fitness of our organization’s culture

Have you ever thought about the fitness of your organizational culture with regards to business process management?

A few weeks ago, I received an invitation via Xing to participate in an online survey developed by process management experts of University of Liechtenstein and Queensland University of Technology. The tool analyzes the organizational culture and presents the results in an individual report at the end of the survey. Continue reading “Invitation to check the process management fitness of our organization’s culture”

Expert Networking: Join the BPinPM.net groups on Xing and LinkedIn

To facilitate networking of process management experts from all around the world, we have created BPinPM.net groups on the business community websites Xing and LinkedIn.

Within these groups you will have the possibility to get in contact with other process management experts, ask questions, and share your experience.

In addition, we will publish special offers to the group members from time to time. 🙂

To join one of the groups, please click here for direct access:
BPinPM.net on Xing (German)
BPinPM.net on LinkedIn (English)

PS: End of May, we will draw lots for three little thank-you presents under all group members who recruit further members for one of the groups on Xing or LinkedIn!