Enterprise modelling

Why processes are so important for the digital enterprise?

By |October 11th, 2018|

Role of business processes in a digital company is far more important than in a traditional organization because digital organization literally consists of the digital business processes it implements.

Traditionally, most business processes are in possession of workers or groups of workers, in other words, process stakeholders. Every worker holds in memory, experience, notes or corporate […]

Lead causes of sub-optimal process performance

By |September 26th, 2018|

One of most evident but widely neglected reasons for poor process performance in a company is a failure to recognize a process as such. Systematic process mapping is an essential factor for efficient process governance and optimization of business performance. However, organizations often miss to distinguish processes they run and to reveal them as business […]

Automation of data driven processes

By |August 2nd, 2018|

Data is an indispensable part of any business process. It is simply impossible to imagine a process, which operates without certain input as a starting condition and without an output representing its results. In one or another form, these inputs and outputs are always associated with certain business data. A process is a flow (in […]

Hidden diamond: how business links crystallize an organization

By |July 17th, 2018|

Crucial and often missed factor of success for an automation initiative is careful evaluation of process interaction with other processes. As a rule, processes, which have excessive dependencies and external communications are especially difficult to automate. Complexity of automation may grow exponentially with the increase in process linking.

Overall degree of link density for processes inside […]

Persistence of cloud migration scenarios

By |May 21st, 2018|

Consistent integration of heterogeneous enterprise systems is among most distinctive characteristics of corporate IT. Diversity of enterprise architecture appears as a natural answer to objective volatility and complexity of rapidly evolving business environments. Wide palette of IT systems used in an organization ensures quick and flexible response to a variety of existing and potential business […]

First sign of failure in a digital transformation

By |May 17th, 2018|

Most important indicator of failure in any business initiative is an absent plan or undefined implementation process, in other words, absent business model of the expected change. It is especially relevant to digital transformation due to its complexity and wide implications on the whole business structure.

The typical schema of transformation is more or less similar […]

Relevant detalization for a business model

By |April 10th, 2018|

Real business models, as a rule, have many levels of hierarchy in diagrams closely related through diagram links. This approach is one of distinctive features of BPM, which up-folds a knowledge contained in individual diagrams to the scale of the universal enterprise model. Amount of diagram links and modeling levels usually associate with maturity of […]

Difference between workflow and process

By |March 28th, 2018|

Workflow is an implementation of process. Process is a template defining structure, rules, objects and their relations in a business environment associated with certain business goal or case. Workflow is a concrete realization of process in given business context. In other words, process is a plan, while workflow is a sequence of business actions taken […]

Moving a process to the cloud

By |October 12th, 2017|

From purely technical viewpoint, most important question to ask is: how many links (between processes and external) has your present enterprise model? The second and closely related question is: do you have a tool in place to automate migration?

Being experts specifically in process migration, we have evidenced enormous efforts, which companies spend when doing such […]