Do the adaptive methods of business processes management allow for achieving competitive advantage?

Bartłomiej Gawin, Bartosz Marcinkowski

The article discusses experiences gained while integrating adaptive methods of project management with business processes management in a business organization, based on the research undertaken in SESCOM company in Gdańsk, Poland. The aim of the article is to formalize the authors' model of ABPM (Agile Business Process Management), dedicated to re-orienting the traditional process organization towards constructing adaptive, minimalistic process models, taking into consideration the Agile methods of workflow software development and long-term life-cycles of infrastructure connected with IT processes. The article proposes the areas, in which to implement the elements of Agile methodology in the classical Deming cycle. It also summarizes experience to-date with regard to the role of human capital in performing business strategies according to the ABPM model.


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Bartłomiej Gawin
Gdańsk University of Technology

Bartosz Marcinkowski
University of Gdańsk

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DOI: 10.15219/em57.1144

The article is in the printed version on pages 62-73.

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B. Gawin, B. Marcinkowski, Czy adaptacyjne zarządzanie procesami biznesowymi to metoda pozwalająca na zdobycie przewagi konkurencyjnej?, „e-mentor” 2014, nr 5 (57), s. 62-73,