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Beyond the Business Process Model By Keith Swenson
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It is time to move beyond the process model. The process model has been viewed in the past as the key for organizations to increase efficiency and effectiveness, however the model has now become the... More > barrier to being able to evolve. This book will introduce a radical approach to construct and perform business processes dubbed “Emergent Synthetic Processes” (ESP) where the process model is actually synthesized at run-time from "Service Descriptions." This approach will allow processes to change and reform dynamically while at the same time assuring conformance to all parties stated requirements. Individuals are able to add and remove tasks from the synthesized process without needing to get approval from the other stakeholders. Service descriptions guarantee conformance to their needs and concerns. There is no need for a centralized process designer and without needing stakeholders to agree in advance on the process. This paradigm will change the way we approach supporting business processes.< Less
Digital Transformation COE By Keith Swenson & Todd Palmer
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Swenson and Palmer bring together years of experience in designing and developing solutions for customers. Starting with workflow systems in the 1990s to BPM systems in 2000's, the latest step is to... More > Digital Transformation. This book covers essential ingredients of a successful project you need to know: - Center of Excellence --- Charter, Roadmap, and Methodology - Staffing the Center --- Key Skills and Proportions - Maturity Assessment --- Questions and Scoring - Planning --- Vision, Mission, Approach, and Scope - Designing Components --- Business Processes --- Case agents --- User interface --- Data Strategy --- Web Services< Less
Deal With the Devil, Dance With God By Tom Watts
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By closely examining the inner workings of the mind, Mr. Watts exposes the ego-based myths that serve as obstacles to resolving conflicts and to finding happiness and meaning in a polarized world. ... More > With uncommon insight, the author explains how the root of society’s and the individual’s problems lies in the human mind rather than in social or economic conditions. Based on the exaggerated awareness of separation and differences, rather than of unity and similarities, our dualistic thinking brain totally accepts one side while rejecting the other. The authentic Self is seen by the author as the key to realizing human potential and to experiencing the greatest high, the love connection between Self and Other that puts the missing piece in place and provides the profound sense of belonging that we all seek.< Less
Agile Adapter & Monitor Manual By Keith Swenson
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This is a manual for a module created by Fujitsu America for the Fujitsu DXP product line
DXP Analytics Manual By Keith Swenson
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This is a manual for the DXP Analytics component of the Fujitsu DXP suite of products by Fujitsu America.
BPM Action Library Manual By Keith Swenson
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This is a manual for the BPM Action Library of Fujitsu DXP from Fujitsu America in March 2018
Discovering Nepal 2014 (Color) By Sandra Zink
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It is a wondrous thing to be allowed to follow a life-long dream that had been all but abandoned to the march of time. When my friends Pete and Sheri who make their home in Montana but have close... More > ties to Nepal told me it was possible for me to do the trip described in this travelogue, I was overwhelmed. I knew there would be risks. Would I be able to pull it off? Still … to see the Himalayas! I knew that I had to do it. We planned the trip for April 2014, the same year I turn 75. Good luck was on my side: my lifelong dream would be fulfilled one year before a devastating earthquake would rock the country and make such a journey no longer possible. It really was "the trip of a lifetime."< Less
Discovering Nepal 2014 (B&W) By Sandra Zink
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It is a wondrous thing to be allowed to follow a life-long dream that had been all but abandoned to the march of time. When my friends Pete and Sheri who make their home in Montana but have close... More > ties to Nepal told me it was possible for me to do the trip described in this travelogue, I was overwhelmed. I knew there would be risks. Would I be able to pull it off? Still … to see the Himalayas! I knew that I had to do it. We planned the trip for April 2014, the same year I turn 75. Good luck was on my side: my lifelong dream would be fulfilled one year before a devastating earthquake would rock the country and make such a journey no longer possible. It really was "the trip of a lifetime."< Less
Eastern Odyssey By Keith Swenson et al.
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In 1973 Don Swenson was granted a one year sabbatical from the Los Alamos to visit leading laboratories around the world. It would be more than a professional visit, but also a trip for his wife... More > Barbara and 4 children to see the world. Barbara insisted that the children keep a journal to record their experiences. The first stop was Japan, in Tsukuba, about a 30 minute train ride north of Tokyo, concluding with a 2 week trip down south to Kyoto and a bit of sight seeing around there. The second stop was Russia, from Nakhodka, across the Trans-Siberian Railway to Novosibirsk, Moscow, Kiev, Leningrad, and finally Helsinki, Finland. This book is the compilation of those four different journals. The entries are laid out in chronological order, day by day, and for each day there are up four entries, one from each of the contributors. Each giving a different viewpoint of what happened; each telling the same story in a different way.< Less
Darwin's Apple (Preprint) By Mitchell Diamond
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After tens of thousands of years, religion continues to be pervasive. A comprehensive cognitive theory of religion remains lacking as academics cannot agree if religion is an accidental byproduct or... More > an evolved adaptation. Darwin’s Apple proposes a new hypothesis for the origin and purpose of religion that finally explains how religion is adaptive and why it endures, even in our rational, modern society. A good melange of scholarly thinking and yet readable to those who are not anthropologists, philosophers, or neuroscientists.< Less