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ebizQ Contributing Editor Peter Schooff regularly prepares podcasts based on Q & As with experts on BPM and related subjects.

His podcasts cover a wide range of topics, from cloud and big data to social BPM to the growing impact of mobile computing on process improvement efforts. Other interviews cover complex event processing (CEP), workflow automation, and change management.

From the list below, you can listen to the podcasts (typically 10-15 minutes long) or read the edited transcripts that we've adapted from the audio interviews.

Cloud and big data:
* BPM and big data: Exploring the relationship between two key technologies
In this Q & A, consultant Steve Weissman speaks with ebizQ’s Peter Schooff about the relationship between big data and BPM. Read the edited transcript here.
* BPM in the cloud: Going beyond the hype with Steve Weissman
In this interview, consultant Steve Weissman talks about the top considerations surrounding process management in the cloud. Read the edited transcript here.
* How the cloud can supercharge innovation: Peter Fingar explains
Business strategy expert Peter Fingar explains how to execute business innovation in the cloud. Read the edited transcript here.
* Digital disruption, big data and the evolving IT landscape: Michele Goetz explains
Michele Goetz, senior analyst at Forrester Research, shares advice on how organizations can prevent digital disruption in the face of big data. Read the edited transcript here.

Social and mobile BPM:
* Transforming business processes with social BPM: Clay Richardson explains

In this interview, Clay Richardson, senior analyst at Forrester, breaks through the hype surrounding social BPM. Read the edited transcript here.
* Mobile's major impact on enterprise content management: John Mancini explains
Information-industry thought leader John Mancini shares predictions about mobile's impact on enterprise content management in the coming years. Read the edited transcript here.
* The mobile revolution in BPM: Clay Richardson explains
Forrester Research's Clay Richardson discusses how mobile is changing the way people work—and what that means for BPM. Read the edited transcript here.
* Risks and rewards of mobile BPM: Talking with Steve Weissman
Holly Group Principal Analyst Steve Weissman talks about the current state of mobile BPM, covering both its benefits and its pitfalls. Read the edited transcript here.

Business rules and events:
* The real-time benefits of complex event processing: David Luckham explains

David Luckham, emeritus professor of electrical engineering at Stanford University, explains why complex event processing is key to today's real-time enterprise. Read the edited transcript here.
* Take BPM back to the business with business rules: Ronald Ross explains
Ronald Ross, a thought leader in business rules management, discusses the advantages and challenges of integrating business rules with BPM. Read the edited transcript here.
* Business rules are integral to business processes: Talking with Kathy Long
BPM industry analyst Kathy Long explains exactly how business rules relate to BPM. Read the edited transcript here.

BPM best practices:
* BPM in financial services: Andrew Spanyi explains

In this Q & A, BPM consultant Andrew Spanyi talks about how to manage process-improvement efforts in the financial services industry. Read the edited transcript here.
* Meeting the challenge of change management: Connie Moore explains
Connie Moore, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester, discusses how to manage change in BPM initiatives. Read the edited transcript here.
* The benefits and risks of workflow automation: Faun deHenry explains
Consultant Faun deHenry shares her perspective on the pros and cons of workflow automation. Read the edited transcript here.
* Using BPM to deliver great customer service: Neil Ward-Dutton explains
Consultant Neil Ward-Dutton covers how BPM can help improve customer service. Read the edited transcripts here.
* Reinventing your business with a target operating model: Derek Miers explains
Derek Miers, principal analyst at Forrester, offers an overview of how to improve business with a target operating model. Read the edited transcript here.
* How to manage a BPM initiative with project management: Paul Harmon explains
Paul Harmon, founder of Business Process Trends Associates, discusses using project management to create the right kind of infrastructure for BPM implementation. Read the edited transcript here.
* Real-world BPM: Abdul Azeez Sadeqi offers a candid view of process work at a major bank
Here, Abdul Azeez Sadeqi, the head of BPM for one of the largest banks in the Middle East, offers a real-world example of BPM implementation. Read the edited transcript here.
* ECM at the tipping point: : Talking with Geoffrey Bock
In this podcast, Peter Schooff and technology analyst and consultant Geoffrey Bock, discuss enterprise content management (and BPM) in today's mobile, work-anywhere world. Read the two-part edited transcript here and here

About the Author

Stephanie Mann is the former assistant editor for ebizQ and its sister TechTarget site, SearchSOA. Before joining TechTarget, Stephanie was a contributing reporter and proofreader for a Boston-area weekly newspaper and an editorial intern at a Cambridge, Mass.-based publishing company. She has also worked for several nonprofits and as a freelance editor.

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