Mining Your Business - Episode 31

Podcast – Mining Your Business guest appearance

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure to be the guest on Jakub’s and Patrick’s “Mining Your Business” podcast and talk with them about Process Mining and how it fits into the bigger picture of the process/solution lifecycle, and why process mining pure players tell their customers that they don’t need anything else but […]

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Meet the Maker – Caspar Jans

The Meet the Maker Interview series is a fun and relaxed behind-the-scenes insight into people and what they do. Showcasing their talents as well as seeing what makes them tick. From ‘What’s your party trick?” to “You’ve got a week off, where are you going?” we want to know where they are and how they […]

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Episode 17 – Organizational Change Management

Welcome to another episode of our podcast. Today’s topic is organizational change management, which is the counterpart to the previous episode of “Management of Change” where we spoke with Caspar Jans. This episode covers the “people side” of changes that are planned in your architecture and implementation projects, and we are covering the why, org […]

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Producing the What’s Your Baseline Podcast

Some people have asked about a behind-the-scenes look at how we are producing the What’s Your Baseline Podcast, and I thought it would be a good idea to show you how things work behind the “magic curtain”. Being architecture and process professionals, we obviously follow a process, and this article will show you the details […]

Choosing a process mining tool

Choosing a process mining tool

Process mining is the “hot” topic in our industry these days, and there are a sizable number of process mining tool vendors available in this space. However, the technology is still at the beginning of the hype curve and not a lot of organizations have established process mining as a standard tool in their process […]

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Ep. 16 – Management of Change: Caspar Jans

Managing change is hard – either managing organizational change or managing changes in the technology or architecture. In this episode of the podcast we are talking with Caspar Jans from Software AG about the latter and how to implement and operate a program to manage change. Caspar is a high-energy, fast learning and broad-skilled professional […]

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Base process analysis

This is the first of a few articles about process analysis, and covers the “base” analysis of a process without dedicated tools (besides your architecture tool), or additional data collection, for example, for simulation or process mining. Those “advanced” analysis methods will be covered in the future. It does not aim to be a complete […]

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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. […]

Meet the Maker - Mike Idengren

Meet the Maker – Mike Idengren

The Meet the Maker Interview series is a fun and relaxed behind-the-scenes insight into people and what they do. Showcasing their talents as well as seeing what makes them tick. From ‘What’s your party trick?” to “You’ve got a week off, where are you going?” we want to know where they are and how they […]

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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 […]