About Frank Vanhoenshoven

Frank Vanhoenshoven obtained a Master in Business Informatics at Hasselt University in 2009. He joined AGServ and its spinoff Agilians, delivering consultancy as a Technical Consultant and Process Architect in various projects. Since mid 2015, he is part of the research group Quantitative Methods - Business Informatics at Hasselt University. Apart from his research activities, he is a member of the teaching team for the courses Business Process Management, Information System Analysis and Data Analytics.

It’s all about the process

The world and the industry has changed radically in recent years. Of course, evolutions and revolutions have become commonplace in modern economies. This time, however, is different. It is not the products and services that are changing, it is the way in which they are delivered to the customer that is totally different.

The guest lecture is part of the BPM course in Master of Management and the speaker is Jan Mendling, professor at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien and thought leader in the area of Business Process Management.

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Students visit the Intel facilities in Ireland

Traditionally, the students business informatics of UHasselt organise a biennial trip to visit leading-edge technology companies around the world. This year, our group had the pleasure to visit the Intel facilities in Dublin. For sure, Intel did a wonderful job in having us. The staff showed real commitment and organised a very interesting day filled with talks, demonstrations and tours.

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How to select activities for your process model – Some BPMN guidelines

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Should everything that happens within your company be represented as an activity?

The picture above shows a list of possible actions that might be going on in an organization. As a process modeler, would you include all of them as activities in your diagram? Or do you think some are too detailed or rather not detailed enough to be considered an activity? Maybe you even argue that some of them are not relevant enough to figure in a process at all…

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