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 […]
In its early days Facebook had a famous motto “Move fast and break things” once coined by Mark Zuckerberg. In fact, this principle is typical for every startup. In a wider sense, it is also well known fact of economics that developing economies grow much faster than developed ones.
When a company grows big it takes […]
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 […]
Micro-services is a technology, which enables creation of enterprise applications from small functional blocks distributed across heterogeneous server environments. Micro-services gain popularity due to increasing cloud adoption across organizations undergoing digital transformation.
Due to their principal positioning as interoperable blocks of business logic, micro-services win an increasing attention among BPM professionals as a valuable resource of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Visualization of business processes in BPMN is among strongest features available in recent releases of SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio and SAP Solution Manager. Graphical design of new processes and compact visual representation of existing processes significantly simplify user perception of all complexities behind versatile SAP system landscape.
However, direct access to these impressive architectural innovations still […]
Robotics is the most business focused environment in the world. Why? Because the only thing robots know and do is business, simply by virtue of their design and definition. Just imagine a robot walking along a street or watching TV for a leisure. It is an oxymoron. The ability to make something outside of business […]