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BPM Research and Education—Process Management and Accounting

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Jan vom Brocke, in collaboration with his colleague, Christian Sonnenberg, present a basic toolkit, the Process Accounting Model (PAM), that can help process managers gather the necessary data to clearly demonstrate the economic value generated by their business processes. The toolkit aims to help process managers justify their BPM initiatives in a language familiar to business people. Details inside.

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Jan vom Brocke & Christian Sonnenberg

Jan vom Brocke & Christian Sonnenberg

Professor Jan vom Brocke is the Hilti Chair of Business Process Management at the University of Liechtenstein, Director of the Institute of Information Systems, Co-Director of the International Master Program in IT and Business Process Management, Director of the PhD Program in Information and Process Management, and Vice-President of Research and Innovation at the University of Liechtenstein. Jan has more than 15 years of experience in IT and BPM projects and has published more than 200 peer-reviewed studies in renowned outlets, including Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ). He is a regular contributor to the Business Process Management Journal (BPMJ) and author and editor of 19 books, including the International Handbook on Business Process Management and Green BPM – Towards the Sustainable Enterprise. Widely recognized for his work in both research and practice, he is a speaker and trusted advisor on IT and BPM around the globe.
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Dr. Christian Sonnenberg is working as a business process consultant, specialized on ERP system applications and implementations in logistics. Christian also regularly contributes scholarly articles in the fields of BPM and information systems and is an associated researcher at the Institute of Information Systems at the University of Liechtenstein. In his doctoral thesis he developed IT artifacts for supporting accounting tasks in process-oriented organizations. Christian has been awarded with the “Liechtenstein Young Researcher Award” by the government of the Principality of Liechtenstein for successfully transferring his research results into practical IT solutions.
You can follow Christian´s research activities on his University of Liechtenstein website, or contact him directly via

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