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Boris Zinchenko

About Boris Zinchenko

Boris G. Zinchenko, Ph.D, CTO of CaseAgile LLC, expert in integration of platforms and environments for enterprise modelling

Hidden diamond: how business links crystallize an organization

By |July 17th, 2018|

Crucial and often missed factor of success for an automation initiative is careful evaluation of process interaction with other processes. As a rule, processes, which have excessive dependencies and external communications are especially difficult to automate. Complexity of automation may grow exponentially with the increase in process linking.

Overall degree of link density for processes inside […]

How BPM can help to cope with business complexity?

By |July 16th, 2018|

Predominant trend of business development in technology age is growing complexity. This complexity is not concentrated densely in any specific area, such as IT but is distributed evenly across all areas and aspects of business.

At certain stage it became evident that it is impossible to hold and manage growing complexity of business by traditional means […]

Understanding core business capabilities

By |July 11th, 2018|

Due recognition of strengths and weaknesses, ability to focus on primary directions and outsource side activities are crucial for efficient development of any business. It is manifestation of universal principle of separation of labor, which dominates economical development for past centuries.

Further deepening of specialization became even more essential with formation of global market and rapid […]

Biggest misconceptions about no-code BPM

By |July 3rd, 2018|

Simplification of business through IT is often seen among primary benefits of the ongoing digital revolution. Low-code / no-code business applications are considered as a primary way to facilitate digital transformation of business. Complex digital solutions are respectively seen as failures in delivery of this expected and promised simplicity.

This collision is not related to IT […]

How to leverage the gap between IT and business?

By |June 28th, 2018|

Lack of alignment between IT and business is often seen among primary obstacles to efficient business development. However, it is an exaggeration to literally associate IT and business. With all its power, IT serves just as a tool enabling business operations. As any tool, it has a complex inner structure, which ought not coincide literally […]

How to move business changes fast without breaking things?

By |June 18th, 2018|

In its early days Facebook had a famous motto “Move fast and break things” once coined by Mark Zuckerberg. In fact, this principle is typical for every startup. In a wider sense, it is also well known fact of economics that developing economies grow much faster than developed ones.

When a company grows big it takes […]

How many companies will not be able to transform digitally?

By |June 14th, 2018|

The progress of digital technologies is so rapid, so many new promising products appear every day that it creates a false illusion of infinite opportunities to transform an organization. No matter what bright options were missed yesterday, tomorrow will bring even more and better alternatives. This might be a classical argument of a manager who […]

What is the worst practice in BPM implementation?

By |June 7th, 2018|

Perhaps, one of the worst and most deeply rooted practices in BPM is doing it without established methodology.

On most primitive level, BPM often begins as a set of diagrams drawn in a standard office package. When there accumulates significant amount of diagrams and process descriptions, the magic word BPM comes in mind and a company […]

How micro-services relate to BPM?

By |May 29th, 2018|

Micro-services is a technology, which enables creation of enterprise applications from small functional blocks distributed across heterogeneous server environments. Micro-services gain popularity due to increasing cloud adoption across organizations undergoing digital transformation.

Due to their principal positioning as interoperable blocks of business logic, micro-services win an increasing attention among BPM professionals as a valuable resource of […]

Persistence of cloud migration scenarios

By |May 21st, 2018|

Consistent integration of heterogeneous enterprise systems is among most distinctive characteristics of corporate IT. Diversity of enterprise architecture appears as a natural answer to objective volatility and complexity of rapidly evolving business environments. Wide palette of IT systems used in an organization ensures quick and flexible response to a variety of existing and potential business […]