Information technology management

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 […]

How BPM can help to cope with business complexity?

By |July 16th, 2018|

Predominant trend of business development in technology age is growing complexity. This complexity is not concentrated densely in any specific area, such as IT but is distributed evenly across all areas and aspects of business.

At certain stage it became evident that it is impossible to hold and manage growing complexity of business by traditional means […]

How to leverage the gap between IT and business?

By |June 28th, 2018|

Lack of alignment between IT and business is often seen among primary obstacles to efficient business development. However, it is an exaggeration to literally associate IT and business. With all its power, IT serves just as a tool enabling business operations. As any tool, it has a complex inner structure, which ought not coincide literally […]

What is the worst practice in BPM implementation?

By |June 7th, 2018|

Perhaps, one of the worst and most deeply rooted practices in BPM is doing it without established methodology.

On most primitive level, BPM often begins as a set of diagrams drawn in a standard office package. When there accumulates significant amount of diagrams and process descriptions, the magic word BPM comes in mind and a company […]

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 […]

How RPA bridges BPM initiatives?

By |May 16th, 2018|

RPA is often considered as an alternative or even replacement to BPM. However, both technologies are complementary and closely similar.

RPA plays an important role to introduce modern process governance and automation into business domain, which most desperately needs it, namely, outdated legacy IT systems missing any other alternatives to orchestrate and automate.

Implementation of RPA over […]

Rising star in automated cloud migration

By |May 2nd, 2018|

Quick cloud adoption is one of primary factors of success in modern digital business. Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint Online play notable role in this increasing bias towards cloud business platforms. To facilitate and streamline cloud transformation scenarios we created Enterprise Bridge, revolutionary product, which fully automates complex content deployment scenarios in modern hybrid clouds.

Enterprise […]

Human or machine? Who will handle process better?

By |April 9th, 2018|

Dilemma between automation and manual execution is always a challenge for correct management decisions. It is not easy to decide, if an investment to automate a process will bring sufficient benefits and returns, especially, on a long term.

However, decision here should not be voluntary. There exist simple and reliable criteria to clearly distinguish relevance of […]

Continuous process improvement and BPM

By |April 2nd, 2018|

Continuous process improvement is regularly mentioned among top priorities crucial for success in modern business. Exactly this demand for consistent and directed evolution explains increasing focus of organizations on BPM technologies.

Continuous improvement is impossible without detailed analysis and elaborate business model in place. Only valid model, which covers all aspects of business, can serve as […]