Category Archives: BPM Blog

Solving Standardization by Managing Process Variations

BPM efforts are designed to drive process consistency and standardization. This is tough to achieve, though, when individual business teams push for local control and process variations. The challenge of managing process variations is becoming more complicated. In today’s global … read more

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Fraunhofer Institute about BPM Suites (interview)

It has been just under 70 days since the Fraunhofer IESE’s BPM Analysis 2014 results were revealed, and we caught up with Dr Sebastian Adam – Head of Business Process Management Study at the Institute – for a few questions: JP: What was … read more

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The Two (data) Deadly Sins of Process Execution

This blog post first appeared on (June 30th 2014) — Are you ready to execute your processes? BPM architect Paul Grobler has two words of warning before you hit that ‘run’ button: You’ve spent a lot of time defining … read more

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BPMS – a Key to Effective Shared Services Center

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

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4 best practices in Creating an Interface in BPMS

Typically, when it comes to choosing BPMS people usually take into consideration factors like: functionality, customization , integration, reporting, price etc. They mainly aim to match requirements of  business users, management and IT department. But even if all of those … read more

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Mobile for Better Availability of Process Information

Mobile availability of business process information

In my previous post, I explained how mobile devices play a crucial role in process monitoring and process modeling as well as in collaboration. The availability of the right information at the right time at the right place is one … read more

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Five Considerations when Starting BPM

Starting with business process management

Companies start with Business Process Management (BPM) to solve urgent business problems. Problems might include that the throughput time is too long, the process contains errors, or the compliance criteria are not met.   Solve urgent business problems BPM can solve … read more

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