Why Do BPM Projects Fail (and what to do about it)?

By Russ Boreham @ T-Impact Limited | July 3, 2014

Inspired by the tales of Søren Pommer, co-founder of Social BPM provider Gluu, I wanted to take a moment to share my insights into why some BPM programmes are always destined to fail, and what to do about it. In … read more

BPM Thoughts…

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From a BPM.com posting… BPM is something that you do, not a thing you own or buy. BPM is about improving processes.  It presumes the idea that you view business as a set of processes and BPM is the act … read more

Value Chain Models – The BPM Diamond Cut

By Roxana-Maria Petculet @ Oracle | June 27, 2014

The present business and IT ecosystem reached a certain level of intelligence that pushes companies and organizations to become true masters of processes in order to make their way to the top. Besides a company’s business strategy and models, the … read more

Process vs Data

By Scott Cleveland @ Cleveland Consulting | June 25, 2014

Which came first? The chicken or the egg?  The process or the data? Peter Schooff’s of BPM.com posed a question ‘process first, then data?’ Someone suggested that you sort out all of your data first and then figure out what … read more

Retail Banking Process Series – # 4 Car Loan Request and Approval

By Kay Winkler @ NSI Soluciones | June 20, 2014

Car loan processes, the third entry to the retail process type series that we are summarizing, preserves many similarities to automated personal loan processes – one will encounter features such as an initial quote generation, credit evaluation and approval sequences. … read more

What is BPM?

By Scott Cleveland @ Cleveland Consulting | June 18, 2014

There are many definitions of BPM [business process management].  I found an article on BPM.com that does a good job of defining BPM. “BPM is a discipline involving any combination of modeling, automation, execution, control, measurement and optimization of business … read more

Helping Business Owners Realize the Benefits of BPM

By Sarah Brooks @ | June 16, 2014

As a BPM professional, you are aware of the benefits that BPM can bring to businesses of all sizes and types. However, many business owners are unaware of what BPM represents, or even that it exists at all. The toughest … read more

Process Change and Your Chances of Success: Are You Communicating Enough?

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By Maricel Rivera @ Comindware | June 13, 2014

With the many proven benefits of technology, software rollouts, in particular, you can’t blame businesses for deploying tools that allow their people to do more in less time. But what some businesses fail to realize, technology is not the be-all … read more

Healthcare Processes are Changing…

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By Scott Cleveland @ Cleveland Consulting | June 10, 2014

I read an interview with Jonathan Bush, CEO of Athenahealth Inc.  He has written a book entitled ‘Where does it hurt? An entrepreneur’s guide to fixing health care’ where he sees the need for systems-changing innovations in health care. Today, … read more

BPMS – a Key to Effective Shared Services Center

By Michal Rykiert @ WEBCON | June 5, 2014

Consolidation is more and more common in organizations with numerous subsidiaries scattered across cities, countries or even continents. The goal is to raise efficiency, lower costs and to get a better grip on business processes. While outsourcing is a one … read more