Tag Archives: BPM project
How to Accelerate Enterprise BPM Projects
BPM holds both a promise and anxiety for the Enterprise. Large companies and public bodies who have not yet migrated to BPM, know that such projects can have a major beneficial impact on their operations and their bottom line. They … read more
Why Do BPM Projects Fail (and what to do about it)?
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
Success @ BPM
In last week’s blog, I touched on how to achieve success at BPM. However, I didn’t spend any time talking about the definition of success. When you are working on any project within your company, your goal is success. If … read more
Estimating the LOE for a BPM Project
One of the most frequent questions I hear is “what is the level of effort for implementing BPM.” It’s a loaded question as level of effort (LOE) depends where you start and end. Looking at the full life-cycle of business process transformation, major steps … read more
Bonitasoft has put out a good whitepaper for getting started with BPM. In it they talk about 10 best practices. They do point out that the goal of managing your business processes is to optimize efficiency and improve profitability. I … read more
BPM is Incremental
As management sage Peter Drucker observed in his seminal work Management Challenges for the 21st Century, “Continuous process improvements in any one area eventually transform the business. They lead to innovation. They lead to new processes. They lead to new … read more
Starting your BPM Project
Here is a place to start that has been successful many times over. My only assumption is that you have already identified the process that you would like to manage/improve. [This description is simplified to keep it short.] Document the … read more
Why take on BPM?
Why do companies take on business process management (BPM) projects? Anne Stuart on business process governance – “Making the right business decisions at the right time has never been more critical than it is in the current recovering — … read more
Why do BPM projects fail?
In my journey in the world of BPM over the past several years, I have seen many BPM projects fail. And today as I analyze the cause for these failures, a few unexpected ones stand-out… But before I get into … read more