There are lots of BPM Methodologies. In fact I teach a class called BPM Methodologies 2-3 times a year for BPMInstitute.org. The next one is in San Francisco, June 25. But which BPM Methodology should you organization use?
First, let’s define a BPM Methodology.
An approach with principles and specific procedures that provides guidelines for how to approach different scenarios within the Business Process Management discipline.
Most BPM Methodologies have conceptual principles, a graphic model, and specific techniques for the elements within the model.
Some of best known BPM methodologies today are Six Sigma, Lean, BP Trends, Hammer and Rummler–Brache. Below is one of these graphical models for the Toyota Production System (Lean).