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

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…

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

Arguments against Managing Processes…

There are all sorts of reasons that companies don’t take on managing their business processes. A few include… – We are way too busy working on existing [paying] jobs to take on business process management. – We have no business … read more

Are you ready for Adaptive Case Management?

By Roxana-Maria Petculet @ Oracle | May 29, 2014

Let’s see if you’re ready to embrace adaptive case management… How long would take you to go through all the possible solutions of this equation:  1 ? 2 ? 3 = ? Too long… How about this one: 1 + … read more

Best Practices – Are They?

Years ago, I worked for a company that created software with the ability to manage business processes.  We were one of the first companies that could provide business process management [BPM], so we were trail blazing. One of our marketing … read more

DIY Business Process Applications: Wish vs. Reality

By Jörg Burmeister @ agito GmbH | May 22, 2014

Whenever one hears about BPM software (BPMS) these days, particular importance is attached to the early involvement of the business division in the development of a solution. This is understandable – who knows the processes better than the business division? … read more

Choosing the Right BPM Solution

Choosing a BPM solution is not a simple task.  There are horror stories about companies spending lots of money on a solution only to have their implementation end up being a large fiasco. There are a lot of things to … read more

Intuition of Things – The future of BPM in the Digital Economy

By Maloy Patnaik @ Infosys | May 15, 2014

In the dynamic world of mega IT mergers and acquisitions, there are a few that stand out from the rest. The recent acquisition of WhatsApp is one of them. The acquisition of Waze by Google, about a year ago is … read more

Analysis of Business Processes

For the sake of this discussion, I will lump a Business Process Management [BPM] project into 4 categories – Analysis, Design, Construction and Implementation. It has been my experience that the analysis and design categories usually take up about 75% … read more