Peter Fingar is one of the industry's noted experts on Business Process Management (BPM). He has delivered keynotes on busines technology world wide and is author of the best-selling books, The Death of 'e' and the Birth of the Real New Economy and Enterprise E-Commerce. Over his 30-year career he has taught graduate and undergraduate computing studies and held management, technical and consulting positions with GTE Data Services, Saudi Aramco, EC Cubed, Noor Advanced Technologies, the Technical Resource Connection division of Perot Systems and IBM Global Services.
This book offers lots of anecdotes and comments from various academics, journalists, consultants and IT leaders saying why they disagree with Carr's proposition. Read morePublished on October 19, 2009 by M. Burgess
A must read for senior managers wanting to justify the long term commitment of moving towards business process oriented architectures. Read morePublished on January 13, 2008 by Filipe Pinto
Having browsed through both sides of the story, i have to say that Howard Smith and Peter Fingar do an excellent job bringing the importance of business processes to the forefront. Read morePublished on September 22, 2003 by Shabnam Pandit
The examples and solutions within Fingar and Smith's book clearly illustrate that the future of business process exists within a framework that reaches beyond the box that now... Read morePublished on September 16, 2003 by "gillbaits"
Nicholas Carr's article in the Harvard Business Review has taken the backlash wave from the IT overspend in the 1990s to spin a sensational story, a story that some rebuttals have... Read morePublished on September 9, 2003 by Roy Young
This book offers a balanced counterpoint to Nicholas Carr's HBR article, not only citing different people's points, but also its own. IT Matters/Does Not Matter is an big issue. Read morePublished on September 5, 2003 by Gene Weng
When Carr published his ill founded thesis in HBR a few months back it shook the corporate world. It was like telling the CEOs that they were stupid to spend millions on IT to... Read morePublished on September 4, 2003 by Ajit Kapoor
This book signals a change in the fundametal use of IT in business. While the Harvard Business Review article agrues that IT doesn't matter, this book dissects those arguments and... Read morePublished on September 4, 2003 by Martin
Linking BPM to Carr's argument that "IT Doesn't Matter" is a clever move by Smith and Fingar, but it is a justified one. Read morePublished on September 4, 2003 by Deborah Handler