Business Process Management Blog

Insights, perspectives and experiences from real world BPM

Visual Knowledge Building in Visio and Enterprise Hub

By |January 16th, 2018|

Establish new standards of digital awareness in Microsoft® Cloud. 

Enterprise Hub® is an ideal platform to construct complex knowledge repositories of modern enterprises with unique visualization capabilities.

Standard tables of contents yielding familiar navigation trees and hyperlinks embedded into text remain predominant techniques to organize large arrays of corporate documentation. However, both these techniques miss meeting the […]

Low-code business platform: reality or a myth?

By |January 12th, 2018|

BPM solutions are commonly associated with low-code / no-code approach in IT management. But what exactly means the word “code” in this widely spread acronym? Programming code used by software engineers is just a technical language utilized to express business logic in a form understandable for IT systems. It is more relevant to speak not […]

Robotic Process Automation: blessing or offense?

By |January 9th, 2018|

Robotic Process Automation is generally an acronym for software, which closely mimics behavior of humans when interacting with various computer systems. There exist several most common use cases for this technology.

1. It is commonly used in various test automation scenarios when it is necessary to reproduce hypothetical behavior of software users with system under testing. […]

Convergence of AI and BPM

By |January 3rd, 2018|

BPM, at least in respect to process automation and process mining, is indispensable part of AI. Impact of modern AI methodologies is continually increasing over past years. BPM is, to considerable extent, a projection of AI into business process world.

Role of BPM for AI is equally important. Explosive growth of AI in recent years goes […]

Role of people in the world of automated processes

By |December 28th, 2017|

The evolution of technology historically started with tools for elementary mechanical tasks, which are difficult or impossible to do by hand. These simple manual tools gradually evolved to a state of perfection where some tasks were possible to run without direct involvement of humans. This stage marked transition to the era of automated production.

Recent advances […]

Sharing process knowledge

By |December 9th, 2017|

Almost all major BPM suites include now process publisher as their essential component. Process publisher normally implements an essential mission of sharing process knowledge in an organization.

Historically, process publishing first appeared as automatic creation of static collections of web pages representing business diagrams in a company and linked together by navigation trees and embedded hyperlinks. […]

Relevance of BPMN in business context

By |December 5th, 2017|

BPMN has definite strength in technical process automation. It is achieved through dozens of proprietary and open source implementations of BPMN engines tailored for interoperability with an impressive array of business software from various target domains. This strength is additionally reinforced with high degree of standardization ensuring transparent exchange of BPMN processes among all these […]

Cultural identity of business through BPM

By |December 3rd, 2017|

There are many languages in the world: hundredths and, perhaps, thousands with dialects. Is it convenient? No. It would have been much simpler, if everybody speak, e.g. English (or Chinese, or whatever other language around). Would you like to abandon English and further speak only another language, just for the sake of uniformity and common […]

Steps to take before automating a process

By |November 2nd, 2017|

Before any process is automated, there must be done careful process mapping. Although the idea looks trivial and self evident, it is often ignored in vast majority of automation initiatives. As a result, true mapping reveals itself already after implementation. Surprisingly, it often has nothing in common with  original automation plan. This careless attitude to […]

Enterprise Composer for Visio 2016

By |October 25th, 2017|

Enterprise Composer is a plug-in for Microsoft Visio, which facilitates professional modeling of business processes. Enterprise Composer allows to import or create in Microsoft Visio exucutable business processes, which can subsequently run in many leading BPMN process engines and enterprise software: Alfresco® Activiti Designer, ARIS® Architect, Bizagi® Modeler, BOC® ADONIS, Bonita® BPM, Camunda® Modeler, Eclipse® […]