Systems engineering

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 […]

Gap between process model and real process

By |October 8th, 2018|

There always exists a discrepancy between a model of business process, however well designed and accurate, and real execution of this process in a business environment. The reason for this gap is an unforeseen depth and hidden details inherent to any real process.

Real business model of organization is ultimately unlimited in its depth. Going from […]

Why every company should have a process architecture?

By |September 21st, 2018|

Every company runs certain business processes, either documented or not. These processes can be simple or complex, depending on how big and complex is the company. Collection of processes comprises certain structure. To name this structure ‘architecture’ or not, is a matter of taste.

Suppose you decided for a short trip outdoor and intend to pitch […]

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 […]

Alignment between business and processes

By |March 26th, 2018|

Business process management is a common term. But it is rarely questioned what sense bears each word in this combination. Does it imply to manage business with processes? Or to manage business processes? Or to enable processes managing business? Perhaps, nothing from above.

In fact, it might be silly to manage business processes, as far as […]

Role of process frameworks in BPM

By |January 22nd, 2018|

Process frameworks are essential assets crucial for the success of any BPM initiative. Process frameworks represent natural enclosure to essential BPM implementation experience, which was already accumulated by other organizations in the course of their BPM journey. Process frameworks are composed of best practices collected by BPM visioners to facilitate and accelerate adoption of BPM. […]

Control of the business with BPM

By |October 21st, 2017|

Implementation of no code platform is a risky adventure. It was said a lot about glories of getting rid from an IT team. Nobody mentioned that exactly this irritating and in all ways accused IT team plays crucial role in control of the organization over its digital assets. And in contemporary enterprise digital assets often […]

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 […]

Importance of processes in digital era

By |September 14th, 2017|

Digital era has brought business process management from niche technology privileged for large corporations to mainstream of modern business. While traditional organizational structures composed of human workers can more or less efficiently operate under process agnostic classical management, digital systems simply do not understand any other language except for rigid and strictly defined workflows. Any […]

Perfect process

By |July 5th, 2017|

Perfect process is an abstraction, which predefines and motivates all development of BPM.

Perfect process does not exist literally in most cases. Rather, it serves as an asymptotic, which represents a reference point for any process improvement. In this sense, perfect process is a cornerstone and an ultimate goal of process mapping, analysis and governance initiatives. […]