Business Processes: From Reengineering to Management

A brief history lesson on why “reengineering” was such a hit a decade ago- and
why it’s so last-millenium thinking now.

The Next 50 Years

“If end-to-end business processes are the focus of internal and cross-company integration, why not deal directly with the “business process, as application” instead of “data” and “applications”? Because business processes can no longer be cast in concrete the way they are in today’s applications, the “business process” must supersede the “application” as a means of packaging software. In addition, companies must leverage existing IT investments … [ Read more ]