Social BPM Summer School International Summer School on Social Business Process Management (Social BPM) – Como, Italy – July 17-20 2012

Social BPM Summer School
Social BPM
Social BPM (Social Business Process Management) is defined as the effort of designing and executing business processes collaboratively by leveraging social networking. It aims at:

Exploiting weak ties between people and implicit enterprise know-how to improve activity execution and disseminating of knowledge.

Increasing transparency and participation to the decision procedures, so as to raise awareness of the processes and acceptance of the outcomes.

Involving (informal) communities in activity execution, thus assigning the execution to a broader set of performers or to find most appropriate contributor within a group.

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The Summer School
The Social BPM Summer School is organized by Politecnico di Milano in collaboration with OMG, WfMC, University of Trento, and the BPM4People project. The school will be held in Como, Italy, from July 17 to July 20, 2012.

The School will feature world-renown speakers in the field, spanning from industry to academia and standardization bodies. Among the others, speakers will include: Richard Soley (president of OMG), Bruce Silver (US trainer and consultant in BPM), Sandy Kemsley (worldwide expert in Social BPM, Canada), Claudio Bartolini (Social Enterprise expert from HP Labs Palo Alto, USA).

The School will address the motivational, business and technical issues associated to the adoption of Social BPM practices in the enterprise and will comprise a project work developed by participants during the days of the school.

The School comprises a practical project work, performed under the guidance of the Social BPM experts in dedicated sessions during the School days.

With the support of: WfMC - Workflow Management Coalition
Logistics and evaluation
Participants can apply by sending a filled-in form to the organizers by June 1st, 2012.

The approved participants (notified within 3 days) can register to the school. The fee is 400 Euros and includes all the school expenses, except for travel and accommodation.

Ten scholarships will be awarded to the 10 best CVs. The scholarship will consist in free access to the school (only travel and accommodation expenses remain in charge of the attendees).

Ph.D. students attending the school will receive a formal evaluation and attendance certificate, valid for achieving credits within Ph.D. programs.

For any enquiries you can contact: summerschool@polimi.it.

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Each registered participant receives a free copy of "Social BPM" for immediate download of the complete book, electronic edition.

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