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2007 BPM & Workflow Handbook

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2007 BPM & Workflow Handbook
Methods, Concepts, Case Studies and Standards
in Business Process Management and Workflow

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Edited by Layna Fischer
Published in association with the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC)

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Download Three sample chapters
 √ Foreword - by Jon Pyke, Chair WfMC
 √ Introduction: Workflow and BPM in 2007: Business Process Standards See a New Global Imperative - by Nathaniel Palmer, Executive Director,Workflow Management Coalition
 √ BPM and Service-Oriented Architecture Teamed Together: a Pathway to Success for an Agile Government - by Linus Chow and Charles Medley, BEA Systems; Clay Richardson, PPC.


Publication Date: May 2007
ISBN: 0-9777527-1-2
Quality hardcover. 320 pages.
US $95.00 Retail.
Size: 7" x 10"
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Starting with an overview over of Workflow and BPM in 2007, chapters range from stating the business case for BPM and Workflow for non-technical readers, user case studies through to web services and workflow architectures. A special Spotlight on BPM in Healthcare features an award-winning case study and examines challenges in both patient and pharmaceutical BPM, culminating with a chapter on digital security.

Throughout the book international industry experts and thought leaders present significant new ideas and concepts to help you plan a successful future for your organization.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword       
    Jon Pyke, Chair WfMC, United Kingdom
    (free download of this chapter)
  • Introduction: Workflow and BPM in 2007: Business Process Standards See a New Global Imperative
    Nathaniel Palmer, Executive Director, Workflow Management Coalition, United States
    (free download of this chapter)


  • The Business Value of Workflow and BPM
    Keith D Swenson, Fujitsu Computer Systems, United States
  • Knowledge Intensive BPM
    Jon Pyke, The Process Factory Ltd., United Kingdom
  • BPM and Service-Oriented Architecture Teamed Together: a Pathway to Success for an Agile Government
    Linus Chow and Charles Medley, BEA Systems; Clay Richardson, Project Performance Corp., USA
    (free download of this chapter)
  • Analyzing and Improving Core Telecom Business Processes: Case Study
    Lee, Kyeong Eon; KTF Co., Ltd., Seoul, Korea
  • Workflow and Performance Management
    Arnaud Bezancon, Advantys, France
  • BPM Center of Excellence Manifesto
    Dr. Setrag Khoshafian, Pegasystems Inc., USA
  • Evolution: An Innovation Process
    Gabriel Franciosi and Federico Silva, Pectra Inc., USA
  • Why Engagement Will Redefine the Next Evolution in Workflow and BPM
    Steve Rotter, Adobe Systems Incorporated, USA
  • Applying MDA® Concepts to Business Process Management
    Alexander Petzmann, Michael Puncochar, BOC Group, Austria; Christian Kuplich, BOC Group, Germany; David Orensanz, BOC Group, Spain
  • From Functional Silos to a Process Vision
    Salvatore Latronico and Francesco Battista, openwork, Italy


  • The Chester County Hospital: Case Study
    Ray Hess, The Chester County Hospital, USA
  • Workflow Opportunities and Challenges in Healthcare
    Jonathan Emanuele and Laura Koetter, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., USA
  • Business Process Management in Pharmaceutical R&D
    Dr. Kai A. Simon ALTANA Pharma AG—a Nycomed company, Germany
  • Authenticated Document/ Data Exchange in Healthcare
    Dr. Mohammed Shaikh, Image X Inc., USA


  • Business Process Architecture and the Workflow Reference Model
    Chris Lawrence, Old Mutual, South Africa
  • Quality Metrics for Business Process Models
    Irene Vanderfeesten, Hajo A. Reijers, Wil van der Aalst, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands;  Jorge Cardoso, University of Madeira, Portugal; Jan Mendling, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria.
  • Enterprise Architecture as a Meta-Process
    Heinz Lienhard, ivyTeam-SORECOGroup, Switzerland
  • Overcoming Negative Tendencies in Automated Business Processes
    Juan J. Moreno, Lithium Software / Universidad Católica, Uruguay; Luis Joyanes, Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain
  • Defining Easy Business Rules for Accomplishing the Basel II Risk Handling in Banks
    Dr. Juan J. Trilles, AuraPortal BPMS, Spain
  • MSCWV: Cyclic Workflow Verification Algorithm For Workflow Graphs
    Sinnakkrishnan Perumal and Ambuj Mahanti, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India


WfMC Structure and Membership Information

Appendix—Membership Directory                                                                

Appendix-Officers and Fellows                                                                    

Appendix—Author Biographies                                                                      



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