Business Process Model
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 […]
RPA mission is automation of processes. BPM focus is on process modeling and management. If RPA is done without BPM, it implies unmanaged processes. Unmanaged processes are especially dangerous when they are robotic processes bare of any human control and supervision. Implementing RPA without BPM is direct way to erasing control in an organization.
On another […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
I always wondered how appeared strong association between BPM and low-code solutions. As the name suggests, business process management is all about business and its processes. BPM has no direct relation to code.
What is code? In general terms, code is something tedious, cryptic and poorly recognizable. In other words, something insufficiently understood. In IT context, […]
By definition, ROI is the only measure of business efficiency and success of any business initiative, such as BPM. On most fundamental level the mission of business is to invest and return the money with a surplus value. ROI measures exactly this.
However, as with many generic and universal indicators, there appear a lot of confusion […]