Project Management vs. Business Process Management
Treat Business Process improvements as strategic projects and utilize a project management approach to design, development and implementation.
Make Your Process Improvements Visible
Appropriate communication is a critical success factor for any business process improvement initiative.
Understand Your Starting Point – Business Process Discovery
Discovering what your current processes are and what state they are in is a critical part of improvement – this is the business process discovery phase.
Building the Business Case for Business Process Management
You need a compelling business case to get the support and sponsorship needed to establish a Business Process Management (BPM) capability in any enterprise.
Look Outside Your Industry for Business Process Inspiration
A 2013 Gartner report on Business Process Management stresses the need to move from continuous improvement to continuous transformation
Use Business Process Management for Innovation
Business Process Management (BPM) can be the driver of innovation, but to do this it needs to be elevated from its standard position as the ‘process police’. BPM can be responsible for business transformation, but more often than not its role is restricted to managing current processes and tinkering with these in order to ‘keep the lights on’.
Three Reasons Why You Cannot Ignore Business Process Management
What are the imperatives for developing a business process management (BPM) capability? Is it a real value proposition for the business?
Looking Beyond Process to Business Value
Organizations are able to differentiate themselves from the competition by defining and utilizing effective business processes.
Of Course We Have a Process
How undocumented processes hurt the business Having processes that everybody is aware of and follows is a key factor driving business success. If a process is not documented, is it still a process? Is there anything wrong with having undocumented processes if everyone knows and follows them anyway? Firstly, a process is a process, documented […]