Leading BPM. – Impressions of BPinPM.net Conference 2014

02_KeynoteBringing experts together, exchanging knowledge, and gaining new ideas from other business areas is the ongoing spirit of the BPinPM.net conferences. In November 2014, the third conference was held under the motto “Leading BPM” and we welcomed over 80 experts from diverse industry and business areas as well as the social sector in Lufthansa Training & Conference Center Seeheim in the area of Frankfurt.

Dr. Bernhard Krusche from the association “NEXT SOCIETY” started the conference with his thought-provoking keynote “Quo Vadis, BPM?”. He encouraged the audience to think outside the box and to be open-minded towards future trends like the digital age and its implications for personal life, business, and BPM. – As result of the discussion, we will pick up this topic in 2015 to further explore how BPM can prepare for the next society.

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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”

Leading BPM – Agenda of 2014 BPinPM.net Conference revealed!

21-07-2014 22-09-19In a growing number of organizations, focus of BPM is moving towards leadership oriented topics to increase acceptance and benefit of process management systems. Basics like process modeling and compliance management are already quite mature and widely discussed. Thus, we are going to put the motto “Leading BPM” into reality and will pay attention to upcoming areas such as “real” BPM training (not system training) for employees and management, change management aspects, and activities to strengthen acceptance of BPM systems.

To facilitate these topics, we joined forces with BPM experts from business areas like engineering, finance, aerospace, social sector, and chemical industry to perform a number of workshops to identify best practices. Combined with latest insights from scientific world and practical examples, results of the workshops will be presented at the 2014 BPinPM.net Process Management Conference on Nov 24/25 at Lufthansa Training & Conference Center Seeheim in the area of Frankfurt, Germany.

In addition, we will focus on future-oriented BPM topics and present detailed results of our “Digital Age BPM” workshop series which we have performed in cooperation with digital leadership expert Willms Buhse and his doubleYUU team. In a group of five organizations from various sectors, we experimented with bringing BPM and digital age aspects such as social media, web 2.0, agile management, and mobile devices together. Results are quite fascinating and will be presented on day two of the conference. Continue reading “Leading BPM – Agenda of 2014 BPinPM.net Conference revealed!”

First results in pushing ‘Digital Age BPM’ ahead!

digital_age_bpm_workshop_session1Good news: We found fearless BPM experts!

Two weeks ago, we met for the first session of our workshop series. After getting to know each other and understanding the process management systems in the different organizations, we started to familiarize ourselves with the possibilities of web 2.0 and social media in the context of BPM.

After dreaming and dreading what the future might hold for us, we began to design useful approaches of embedding social media in process management environments. The initial skepticism faded after we generated many applicable ideas – but was not washed away. Our main goal became manifested in one word: Benefit. Whatever we are going to design, the premise is the advantage the users are gaining by applying it. Continue reading “First results in pushing ‘Digital Age BPM’ ahead!”

We need your support to push “Digital Age BPM” ahead!

We are looking for fearless BPM experts who are interested in joining a workshop series to dive into the young field of “Digital Age BPM”!

Target of this workshop series is to explore the potential of web 2.0, social media, and digital leadership elements in the context of BPM.

By implementing these elements, we expect good chances to influence the acceptance of BPM within an organization. Thus, the workshop will aim to increase the maturity of this very young topic, to develop and evaluate prototypes, and to facilitate its cognition.

Potential elements are a function to “like” processes or to “tweet” comments on processes, the implementation of blogs for communication with process participants, or the usage of tablets for modelling and training. The fantasy is not limited! Continue reading “We need your support to push “Digital Age BPM” ahead!”

BPinPM.net Study Results: Change Management becomes more and more important in BPM

Results of the BPinPM.net Study 2013 show an impressive increase of current and future importance of “Change Management in the context of BPM”. This topic jumped from a midfield position in 2011 right into the top cluster of our latest BPM survey and therefore is nominated as promising candidate for the upcoming Best Practices in Process Management Workshops 2014.

Along this, five other topics which were already discussed within 2012/2013 best practice workshops made it again into the top cluster (Cluster 1) of the survey. Continue reading “BPinPM.net Study Results: Change Management becomes more and more important in BPM”