Mike Cunningham, President/CEO, Harvard Computing Group
Supporting products and services is a difficult challenge in today
Using BPM to Manage Exposed Defense Enterprise Business System Services in Support of the Decomposed
Dr. Aaron Drew, Business Transformation Agency
Dr. Aaron Drew is an Assistant Adjunct Professor at University of Maryland University College as well as a Systems Engineer at the Business Transformation Agency, the to guide the transformation of business operations throughout the Department of Defense and to deliver Enterprise-level capabilities that align to warfighter needs. This session will present current thinking at the BTA for using Business Process Management tools and methods to manage exposed defense enterprise business system services in support of the decomposed levels of an end to end processes.
Robert Shapiro, XPDL Working Group Chair, WfMC and Founder, Process Analytica
Presented by one of the foremost authorities on business process modeling notations, methods and standards, this session presents the findings from hundreds of hours of hands-on research and analysis of the current BPMN 2.0 specification, as well as BPMN conformance and serialization. Examined will be the changes introduced with BPMN 2.0 and the consequences these present to both developers and practitioners. Discussed will be changes to existing functions from BPMN 1.2 to 2.0 including both new capabilities introduced and potential challenges with migration, as well as portability and conformance, plus exploration of XPDL 2.2 and the path forward.
Chuck Georgo, MSc, CPT, Renown Industry Expert and Founder of nowheretohide.org
This session presents an approach for taking business processes and, through a process called Service-Oriented Analysis, develop service contracts for implementing Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). Successful SOA implementations require defining and describing the
Featured ResearchA Survey of Business Process Initiatives
Written by Nathaniel Palmer and published by Business Process Trends, "A Survey of Business Process Initiatives" features 33 pages of ground breaking research on the results of analyzing over 100 BPM deployment and business process. initiatives.Examined are BPM project success factors, Return On Investment (ROI) results, and the characteristics which determine whether BPM initiatives succeed or fail. Representing the results of over 6 months of research, this first-of-its-kind study offers one of the first real analyses of peformance rates and success indicators for business process initiatives.