AAA

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.

Bibliography

  • Actuation Consulting, The Study of Product Team Performance, 2013, http://www.actuationconsulting.com/whitepaper_request_2013.php.
  • Agile Blog, The Importance of Timeboxing and Iterations for Agile Planning, 2013, http://blogs.telerik.com/agile-blog/posts/13-09-11/the-importance-of-timeboxing-and-iterations-for-agile-planning.
  • Ambler S.W., Agile Modeling: Effective Practices for eXtreme Programming and the Unified Process, John Wiley & Sons, New York 2002.
  • Anderson B.D., Reinertsen D.G., Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business, Blue Hole Press, Sequim 2010.
  • Beck K., Andres C., Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change, 2nd Edition, Addison-Wesley, Boston 2004.
  • Beck K., et al., Manifesto for Agile Software Development, 2001, http://agilemanifesto.org.
  • Cobb C.G., Zrozumieć Agile Project Management. Równowaga kontroli i elastyczności, APN Promise, Warszawa 2012.
  • Cockburn A., Agile Software Development: The Cooperative Game (2nd Edition), Addison-Wesley, Boston 2006.
  • DSDM Consortium, Agile Project Management Handbook v 1.2, 2010.
  • Gawin B., Marcinkowski B., Symulacja procesów biznesowych. Standardy BPMS i BPMN w praktyce, Helion, Gliwice 2013.
  • Highsmith J.A., Adaptive Software Development: A Collaborative Approach to Managing Complex Systems, Dorset House Publishing, New York 1999.
  • Lotz M., Waterfall vs. Agile: Which is the Right Development Methodology for Your Project?, 2013, http://www.seguetech.com/blog/2013/07/05/waterfall-vs-agile-right-development-methodology.
  • Marcinkowski B., Gawin B., BPMN a wymiar danych - ograniczenia i notacje komplementarne, „e-mentor” 2014, nr 2 (54), s. 57-67, http://dx.doi.org/10.15219/em54.1096.
  • Mikoluk K., Agile Vs. Waterfall: Evaluating The Pros And Cons, 2013, https://www.udemy.com/blog/agile-vs-waterfall.
  • Moen R., Norman C., Evolution of the PDCA Cycle, 2009, http://pkpinc.com/files/NA01MoenNormanFullpaper.pdf.
  • Object Management Group, Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN). Version 2.0.2, 2013, http://www.omg.org/spec/BPMN/2.0.2.
  • Palmer S.R., Felsing J.M., A Practical Guide to Feature-Driven Development, Prentice Hall, New Jersey 2002.
  • Poppendieck M., T. Poppendieck, Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit, Addison-Wesley, Boston 2003.
  • Schwaber K., Agile Project Management with Scrum (Developer Best Practices), Microsoft Press, Redmond 2004.
  • Simmons S., Steele M., BPM Voices: Synchronicity: An Agile Approach to Business Process Management, 2012, http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/websphere/bpmjournal/1202_col_simmons/1202_simmons.html.
  • Stapleton J., DSDM: The Dynamic Systems Development Method, Addison-Wesley, Boston 1997.
  • Szelągowski M., Konsekwencje dynamic BPM, „e-mentor” 2014, nr 4 (56), s. 61-68, http://dx.doi.org/10.15219/em56.1126.
  • Thiemich C., Puhlmann F., An Agile BPM Project Methodology, „Lecture Notes in Computer Science” 2013, Vol. 8094, s. 291-306, http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/978-3-642-40176-3_25.
  • Wieczorek D., Od zwinności do doskonałości, „Zarządzanie projektami” 2014, nr 5, s. 7-13.
  • Wrycza S., Marcinkowski B., Maślankowski J., UML 2.x. Ćwiczenia zaawansowane, Helion, Gliwice 2012.
AUTHORS

Bartłomiej Gawin
Gdańsk University of Technology

Bartosz Marcinkowski
University of Gdańsk

Table of contents

About the article

DOI: 10.15219/em57.1144

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

pdf download PDF

pdf read the article (Polish)

Citation

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.15219/em57.1144.