BPM for executives

Recently I had a chance to discuss the topic of process management with a CFO of a large company implementing BPM and it made me think how to talk about the benefits of process approach with the top executives.

Those are busy people who don’t have the time to read long and detailed books about BPM. Usually, low-level technical topics or nuanced discussions are not valuable for them as they need a quick overview of the topic (whether it is process-based management or the process automation) plus compelling reason to make a decision.

So I thought that if you are also preparing for a talk with a C-level executive you may find those resources useful (as they were for me):
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Back to school 2017: free online courses for BPM professionals

Back to school 2017: free online courses for BPM professionals

My reader asked me to provide an updated list of MOOC courses for BPM professionals taking place in Q3 and Q4 of 2017, so I thought it would be fun to extend it a bit and make a “Back to school” series.

In this post you will find an overview of MOOC courses, further posts will cover books and other sources of knowledge. Enjoy!

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RPA – what do you need to know

RPA – what do you need to know

What is your first thought when you hear RPA? Do you think about machines taking our jobs? Or maybe dream how much nicer your life could be if you did not have to do dull and repetitive tasks?

I must admit that not so long ago I thought that RPA is just another hype. But then I decided to learn more about it from the experts and today I am pretty excited about it.

I am happy to share with you guide that will help you successfully implement Robotic Process Automation thanks to the tips from over 30 experts sharing their DO’s and DONT’s.

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BPM Skills in 2017 – Hot or Not

BPM Skills in 2017 – Hot or Not

It’s Not Your Daddy’s BPM.

Some of the things we were traditionally doing as BPM practitioners are no longer seen as important. New trends are emerging. Hype level is very high.

Do you want to know which BPM skills will be really useful in 2017?

I do 🙂

To help you focus on relevant things and skip things that will not give results this year I asked some of the best BPM experts in the world two questions:


1. What are the skills and techniques that can help BPM practitioners create value for their organizations in 2017?

2. Which skills are no longer relevant or not practically applicable yet (hype)

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Interview with Jim Boots – how to approach process modeling and make people care about BPM

Interview with Jim Boots – how to approach process modeling and make people care about BPM

One of the main struggles of BPM practitioners is how to make organization care about Business Process Management. How to make sure that people will be interested in models you create? How to get the executive support for the process management initiative and what kind of support is sufficient?

Does it sound interesting? Read on…
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Interview with Steve Towers – Customer Experience Management and BPM

Interview with Steve Towers – Customer Experience Management and BPM

Everybody interested in Customer Experience (CEM) knows the quote about faster horses attributed to Henry Ford. But if asking customers what they want is not sufficient, what should we do instead?

To help you answer this question and show how do the BPM and CEM fit together I invited for an interview Steve Towers.
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