Our organization is gearing up to do a process evaluation initiative. As a foundation for putting together an evaluation tool, I thought a good place to start might be to see if there are there any recommended frameworks or templates for evaluating processes in a comprehensive manner among...read more
Would you clarify a couple things for me? By "evaluation tool" do you mean a process evauation approach? BPMInstitute.org teaches these approaches in its training classes. Do you mean...read more
The Babson College Process Management Research Center has found that there are 6 critical elements in becoming a process focused organization--Strategic Alignment, Culture and Leadership, People, Governance, Methods, and Information Technology. Yes, each of them is important, but what strategy is...read more
No matter what the occasion or level of the organization, keeping focus on the intended outcomes keeps you ahead of the game. And you keep ahead by keeping pulse on the risks to the intended...read more
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Looking for a methodology for implementing a BPMS? This new webcast is focused on Getting the Process of BPMS Right. I thought it would be of interest to the group. Featuring Scott Rich, AuraPortal...read more
What are the major challenges encountered when introducing the BPM discipline and approach to a company’s existing approach to using information technology to improve operations? For example, what issues do you face when planning to integrate the BPM approach to existing approaches for...read more
If your organization has a Center-of-Excellence installed that is managing multiple Process Automation applications across different business processes, but all on top of one BPMS (like a Pega, Lombardi or Appian), are the development resources for applications part of your IT organization or your...read more
Hi, I believe it comes back to the business maturity of the IT area and the technical maturity of the what I would call the operations area. If the IT structure includes a high business skllset...read more
What makes it so hard for some companies to move to a process orientation? I offer some food for thought in an article http://www.bpminstitute.org/articles/article/article/why-process-sounds-....
But what have you found? And how do you deal with it?read more
What makes it so hard to go from process improvement projects to an organizational approach? What conditions encourage this movement? i have found that enterprise systems implementations can...read more
We believe a BPM solution should have extensive Document Management Functionalities ( Document archiving, routing, scanning, versioning,etc. ) in order to maximise the benefits provided to clients in business process automation.
Any whitepapers, reports or comments are welcome.read more
Document management is needed but many organisations already have document management facilities. Building document management in BPM could mean that these organisations pay for functionality twice...read more
I think that it is possible. In my opinion at that moment there are lot of companies concerned about the benefits of working in a process-centered way, but they are carrying out the ballast of an ERP...read more
I agree with that Harald, but how would that work for smaller companies and organizations that have a specific need that isn't organization-wide and budget only allows for a finite amount of...read more
EPC is widely used in Business Process Modelling tools of German vendors like SAP and ARIS.
BPMN is more and more adopted by the bigger BPM tools like Tibco, Oracle, Cordys and recently by SAP. Will BPMN standard completely wipe-out EPC, or will there always be applications for EPC left, that...read more
Most important difference between EPC and BPMN is the "motivation". EPC was created to model and analysis of business processes. BPMN was created to model, analysis and __deploy__ processes. So, if...read more