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The Complete Business Process Handbook Volume 1
The Complete Business Process Handbook Volume 1

Prof. Mark von Rosing, Prof. Dr. August-Wilhelm Scheer, et al.

The Complete Business Process Handbook is the most comprehensive body of knowledge on business processes. With expert guidance from authors and editors Mark von Rosing and August-Wilhelm Scheer, it is written as a practical guide for Executives, Practitioners, Managers and Students by the authorities that have shaped the way we think and work with process today.

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The Complete Business Process Handbook, Volume 2 – Extended Business Process Management

 Mark von Rosing, John Zachman, et al.

Volume 2 is the most comprehensive body of knowledge around Extended Business Process Design and Management. Revealing new research and gives the most comprehensive picture on contemporary Business Process Management (BPM). A practical guide for Executives, Managers, Practitioners, Researchers and Students with a on descriptions of how to work with it.

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The Complete Business Process Handbook, Volume 3 – Leading Practices from the Outperformers

Mark von Rosing, et al.

Volume 3 is the most collection of award winning real-life examples of leading organizations who apply leading practices to outperform the market. Learning from the outperformers in terms of what works and what does not work, the book is structured as a practical guide for Executives, Managers, Practitioners, Researchers and Students with hands on descriptions of how to the work with it.

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Applying Real-World BPM in an SAP Environment

Mark von Rosing, Ann Rosenberg, Greg Chase, Rukhshaan Omar, James Taylor

Managing your business processes wisely is key to staying ahead of your competitors! This book is your guide to implementing Business Process Management in all its aspects in your SAP-centric business and IT. It explains how BPM and standard software work together, how to prepare your company for the project, and how to put technology, governance, and the philosophy behind it in action.

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Danmarks Fremtid (Denmark’s Future)

Mark von Rosing, Bent Jørgensen, et al

Leading scientists and representatives of the innovative part of the Danish research, finance and business world highlight the fundamental question: Is it possible to use a changing market, such as growth and crises times to create new value adding conditions for your organization?

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Passports to Success in BPM; Real-World, Theory and Applications

Mark von Rosing, Nathaniel Palmer, Frank Kowalkowski, Peter Schooff, Mark von Rosing, Keith Swenson, Layna Fischer, Lloyd Dugan

Is your BPM project set up for success or failure? Knowing what your BPM success will look like before you even begin your journey will help you achieve it. So will knowing what are the most common causes of failure. We learn more from failure than success, but it’s easier, cheaper and quicker to learn from others’ mistakes rather than go through the pain personally.

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Conceptual Structures in LEADing and Best Enterprise Practices

Simon Polovina, Mark von Rosing, Wim Laurier

Conceptual Structures are beginning to make an impact in Industry. This is evidenced in LEAD as it seeks to provide its 3100+ industry practitioners in many Fortune 500 and public organisations with capabilities that can handle ontology and semantics. The existing ontology and semantics work in LEAD, supported by the Global University Alliance, is described and how this enhances their endeavours.

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Role Oriented Modelling

Mark von Rosing, John A. Zachman, Maxim Arzumanyan

This paper focuses on the importance of roles as a means of capturing important details about the engineering, modelling and architecture relationships based on role orientation. The importance of employees as knowledge workers acting in the correct roles is not a new phenomenon, but as work itself becomes less tangible, concerns with understanding, describing, and managing roles becomes an increasingly complex, challenging, and important subject.

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Introduction to the Business Ontology

Mark von Rosing, Wim Laurier

Based on the long-standing work of the Global University Alliance and its members, ontology is introduced for the business domain. This ‘business ontology’ incorporates all the constructs that can be found in the most popular business standards and frameworks. The business ontology’s research and development journey is detailed.

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The Business Ontology

Mark von Rosing, Wim Laurier

Standards bodies (e.g., ISO, CEN, LEADing Practice, OMG) and other practitioner organisations have documented vast amounts of business knowledge as frameworks (e.g., TOGAF, ITIL, and COBIT), methods and or approaches (e.g. LEAN, Six Sigma, BPR, TQM, Zero Defect, BPMN, BPMS). Each of these standards, frameworks, methods and approaches have their own vocabulary, and hence definition of terms like business process, process step, process activity, events, role, owner, measure or even rule.

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Using a Business Ontology for structuring Artefacts: Example – Northern Health

Mark von Rosing, Bonnie Urquhart, John A. Zachman

This case story describes how the Business Ontology can be used to structure organizational artefacts. Northern Health was chosen for this case story because of the complexity and nature of their industry. Using a Business Ontology for structuring artefacts exemplifies the power of integrated and standardized artefacts in facilitating alignment, transformation and the management of a complex project portfolio involving multiple programs and projects through a structured way of thinking, way of working and way of modelling.

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The Impact of Culture Differences on Cloud Computing Adoption

Fan Zhao, Hans-Jürgen Scheruhn, Mark von Rosing

To cut cost, while increasing competitiveness, more and more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are considering cloud computing technology for supporting their business processes. However, initial cost, possible long term cost, security, accessibility and transformation issues are concerned by the organizations.

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