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BPM – Key Aspects of Process Discovery Phase

This article represents different aspects of process discovery phase which is key to any business process implmentation project. The analogy to process discovery phase in regular software project is “requirements gathering phase”. However, it requires different approach than regular software requirements gathering phase owing to the very complexity of business process. Please feel free to comment/suggest if I missed to mention one or more important points. Also, sorry for the typos.   Following are the key points described later in this article: Different aspects of process discovery Key Deliverables Key Stakeholders Effort & time involved   Different aspects of process discovery Following are key phase of process discovery that a …

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Business Process or Workflow – Chicken or Egg – Who Comes First?

Chicken Or The Egg - BPM or Workflow

Many a times, you ask the definition of business process or workflow, it so happens that the mention of other happens while a person is trying to define any of them. And, the next moment the question is asked that what is the difference between business process or workflow, and that which contains which one. This article tries to define each one and relate them appropriately while mentioning distinct difference between them? At times, it tends to appear like a chicken or egg situation which represents the fact that whether workflow in your systems may be progressed to define and create business processes (bottoms-up) or business process, once defined, needs to …

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Why BPM for Manufacturing Businesses?

This article talks about various different scenarios in which Business Process management (BPM) technologies (tools & frameworks) could bring a lot of difference to your manufacturing business and help you do better in terms of improved operations and overall increase in the bottom line (profit) of the business. Before we look into some of the use-cases of BPM, lets see how it would look like without BPM? [adsenseyu2] How does the manufacturing IT landscape look like without BPM? Given that you have large applications in relation with Enterprise Respource Planning (ERP), Customer Requirements Management (CRM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), following is how you enterprise architecture landscape could look …

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BPM – Key Enabler Technology for Managing Aam Aadmi Complaints (AAC)


Now that the whole of country, India, has woken up to a corruption free governance, if there is one technology that could help accelerate this movement in a managed manner, it has to be business process management and related tools & frameworks. Janata Darbar (People’s gathering with government stakeholders for grievances resolution) has always been famous for quite sometime. However, very recently, it caught media attention for how unmanaged it can go if not planned properly. AAP (Aam Aadmi Party) chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal and his team of cabinet ministers decided to talk to people and scheduled a meeting where they expected 5000 people to gather and thus, planned accordingly. …

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Bonita REST API & Application Architecture

Bonita REST API Integration

[adsenseyu2] I have been working on BonitaSoft REST API in order to meet following customers’ requirements: The customer has multiple line of business (LOB) applications. The customer has decided to make a strategic move to offer solutions to their existing and new customers rather than one or more products from their multiple LOBs which can be accessed by a web application dashboard. These solution span across multiple LOB applications and is envisioned to leverage functionality offered by these applications using service API. In this regard, one key fundamental architectural component that got introduced is workflow tool, BonitaSoft. The workflow tool is used to execute one or more workflows which forms …

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