BPM and SOA: Business Processes from an Enterprise Perspective

BPM and SOA: Business Processes from an Enterprise Perspective
In his past few Columns, Mike Rosen has discussed business capabilities, outcomes, and collaborative processes. This month, he demonstrates how all of these different elements fit together from the enterprise perspective. To do so, he uses a diagram in which BPM is represented as an octagon to visually emphasize the many different facets of BPM and the enterprise environment that it must accommodate. Read this detailed and useful analysis of BPM and where it fits in the enterprise.

Mike Rosen

Mike Rosen

Mike Rosen is Chief Scientist at Wilton Consulting Group and a Founding Member of the Business Architecture Guild. Mr. Rosen is also an Adjunct Research Advisor for Business and Enterprise Architecture for IDCs CIO Advisory Practice. He has more than 30 years of technical leadership experience architecting, designing, and developing software applications and products. Currently, he provides expert consulting services in the areas of Enterprise Architecture, Business Architecture and SOA. Previously, Mr. Rosen was CTO at AZORA Technologies and M2VP, Inc., and Chief Enterprise Architect at IONA Technologies, PLC, and Genesis Development Corporation. Mr. Rosen was also a product architect, technical leader, and developer for commercial middleware products from BEA and Digital. His involvement in product development includes Web services, Java, CORBA, COM, messaging, transaction processing, DCE, networking, and operating systems.
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