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Business Process Automation – Boon or Bane ?

Automation, whether business process automation or general automation essentially means, “the use of computers or other control systems to control a particular process in order to increase reliability and efficiency, often through a reduction in labor” (source: wikipedia). What does … read more

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Automation in HR: BPM to the rescue

The HR department of any business deals with a whole variety of tasks. They are in charge of hiring and on-boarding, handling payroll, benefits, leave requests and a lot more. You can make their work easier and more productive by automating … read more

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Infographic: What are the Best Business Processes to Automate

If you think that your business can benefit from Business Process Management but don’t know where to start, this infographic will help you understand which are the best processes to automate using BPM and which ones aren’t. Also, the post BPM explained … read more

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Advice to BPM CoE: Chop into Phases & Apply Continuous Improvement

Continuous improvement is one of the most talked about phrases in the world of BPM, yet it is the most ignored idea when it comes to implementation. Continuous improvement prefers smaller bangs over a big bang or quick wins over … read more

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Banking on BPM: The Virtues of Process Automation

BPM technology is finding ever increasing deployment at banks both large and small and there are five big reasons why: for standardizing processes, ensuring compliance, boosting efficiency, raising capacity and minimizing loss. I spoke with one senior bank executive to … read more

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Why BPM and Lean Six Sigma Lead to Process Automation

Human and Paper-based Workflows Create Process Friction   Organizations often work with antiquated, paper-based processes that do not follow standards or capture performance metrics. As a result, process inefficiencies develop over time and managers have neither the visibility to identify them nor … read more

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Outsourcing Cartoon of the Week: Futility

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Every week a new outsourcing cartoon. This week: Futility. The business case for accounts payable automation is so strong now as to make it a no-brainer for all but the smallest of companies. Poking a little fun at the practice… … read more

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