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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Impressions of the second BPinPM.net Process Management Conference

Under the headline „The smart BPM Conference“, the Process Management Alliance, the University of Bamberg, and Lufthansa Technik welcomed 70 experts from various industry sectors to discuss the latest development and best practices in process management. The conference took place on September 10th to 11th at the Lufthansa Conference & Training Center Seeheim in the area of Frankfurt.

At the beginning, each expert received a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet for note and picture taking, and to interactively participate in surveys during the conference. “What a great idea to support such an event” was the main feedback of the participants while receiving the tablets. Continue reading “Impressions of the second BPinPM.net Process Management Conference”

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.



2nd BPinPM.net Conference – Save the date!

Thanks to all your positive feedbacks and requests for a follow-up event to last year’s conference in Seeheim, we have started to take action and are proud to now officially announce the date for the 2nd BPinPM.net Conference for process management experts.

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

To address both, last year’s participants and new process management experts, we will have a look on how the already discussed subjects have developed since last year and introduce new results of our Best Practice in Process Management workshop series. We plan to cover a variety of different process management areas, from fundamentals such as a company-wide defined process model and connection of processes and organizational structure to specific issues such as process performance measurements. Continue reading “2nd BPinPM.net Conference – Save the date!”

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.

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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”

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!

Summary of results of Best Practice in Process Management survey

The identification of Best Practice within the area of process management and the exchange of experience between process management experts from different organizations are the targets of cooperation between the department of Information Systems at Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg of Professor Dr. Tim Weitzel and Lufthansa Technik AG.

As basis for the identification of Best Practice,  following four sub-areas of process management were evaluated by process management experts in an online survey in August and September 2011:

  • Operating management system (platform, process modeling, roles, system training, maturity models, acceptance)
  • Governing processes (process targets, enhancement, standardization, compliance)
  • Managing processes (KPIs, risk assessment, audits)
  • Leading people to achieve process targets (training, communication, feedback)

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Survey completed: 177 process management experts participated

Best Practice in Process Management - Origin of Survey ParticipantsOn Friday, we closed our “Best Practice in Process Management” survey and the first evaluation of the result indicates that we fulfilled our target to create an overview about the interests in key aspects of process management and to assemble the contact persons of the particular topics.

Thank you very much for your participation! 🙂

177 process management experts from different organizations completed the survey and more than 75 percent are interested to discuss their experience within workshops for best practice identification.

During the next weeks, we will go into a more detailed analysis of the results to identify the most interesting topics for the workshops. We will provide you with an update about the selected topics and the further procedure on our blog.

In addition, we will raffle the voucher for the Ju52 flight and announce the winner within the next days. 🙂

Again: Thank you very much!

Best regards,