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Episode 34 – Process automation: Bernd Rücker

Being the reasonable adult seems to be the parallel topic of this week’s episode – even though the main topic is process automation. We were just so excited in our conversation that we got carried away  In this episode of the What’s Your Baseline podcast we speak with Bernd Rücker. He is a software developer […]

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“New Process” podcast guest appearance

Running a podcast – the gift that keeps on giving. This time our favorite co-host J-M and one of our guests, Caspar Jans (Episode 16 – Management of Change) are tag-teaming on Mirko Kloppenburg’s “New Process” podcast. And coincidentally, Mirko is also the guest of our current Episode 33 – How to inspire people for […]

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Episode 33 – How to inspire people for process: Mirko Kloppenburg

We talk (a lot) about technology and processes here on the podcast. But what about the human side of Business Process Management? Do we just forget them and aim for the desired outcome no matter what? No, we don’t … In this episode of the What’s Your Baseline podcast we speak with Mirko Kloppenburg, who started […]

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Episode 31 – Security architecture: Rick Smith

Updating the “plumbing” is not sexy. Looking at measures being put in place to avoid the worst case or deal with it when it happens is not fancy. Educating people and reminding them on being alert is exhausting. However, the topic of Security and Security Architecture is one of the most important things to do, […]

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Episode 28 – Quality Excellence: Wings Liang

A few months ago we had an initial look at how to manage and implement change in our conversation with Caspar Jans (in Episode 16) and we are continuing that series with an excellent conversation with Wings Liang about Quality Excellence and how organizations need to “shift left” and can gain competitive advantage by changing their perspective. Wings helps […]

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Episode 26 – Communicating the value of architecture: Laurie Kelly

One of the biggest problems of architecture groups was (is?) that they are doing good work, but that will not be recognized by others. One of the causes for that is that their repository and artifacts have almost no visibility outside of their group. To mitigate this situation, we are speaking with Laurie Kelly about […]

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Episode 15 – Strategic process consulting in practice

Setting up a strategic process consulting practice or firm in our industry is not easy. On the one hand side you have the large system integrators/Big 4 companies, and on the other side you have the tool vendors helping setting up internal practices and capabilities. Finding your niche in that setup and build a sustainable […]

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Episode 14 – EA strategy and capabilities

EA strategy development is not done very often, but has many benefits. In this episode of the podcast, we are talking with Carlisle Gunn, an experienced Enterprise Architect, who we’ve worked with on past projects. Carlisle has worked in the Enterprise Architecture space for over 8 years with a focus on business and application architecture. […]

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The changing role of architects

Even though the discipline of architecture is decades old (and if you look at the discipline of process management, even hundreds of years), there is no consensus of what an architect actually defines. And the practitioners have not been helpful as well in their self-positioning. “Back in the day” a lot of architecture groups held […]

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Episode 13 – Solution lifecycle

Welcome to the first episode of our podcast season 2! Today we are talking about the Solution Lifecycle in architecture – what it is and why it is important to you. Architecture development and analysis does not happen in a vacuum, but are embedded in a lifecycle. New tools like Process Mining and Task Mining […]

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State of Process Mining – Webinar with Sage IT and Everest Group

It seems that it is “Process Mining Week” this week here at What’s Your Baseline and we’re following up our latest episode with the recording of a Process Mining webinar 🙂 A few days ago your favorite podcast crew was invited to speak as panelists at a webinar that was organized by Sage IT and […]

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Enterprise Architecture, BPM and Agile: The Old, The New, and What To Do

This guest article by Mike Idengren about scaled agile architecture is complimentary to the interview that we did with Mike in Episode 6 of the What’s Your Baseline podcast. THE  BIG GOAL: The timely release, operation, and maintenance of quality assured products and services in a cost effective way.   While “The Big Goal” is transformative and generally requires changes to culture, technology […]