Spontaneously, it seems like coming out of a marketing book for beginners: Combine a couple of buzz words and you create a new hype. Or is there more behind it, which really offers a way out of a common dilemma most of us are likely to know?
In order to prosper businesses have to keep control over their processes thus ensuring consistency and repeatability as corner stones for operational excellence and customer satisfaction. At the same time, even industries famous for their stability and predictability, feel the pressure to adjust business processes to constantly changing market conditions, customer demands, and supply chain and service networks.
Nobody questions BPM as the right approach to manage complex businesses especially in the context of large transformation initiatives. However as soon as the activities and costs are planned and released for budgeting loads of questions concerning the concrete, quantifiable values of investments in BPM arise. Read More
The buzz of agile software implementation, most prominently represented by the Scrum methodology, has hit the doors of the board rooms. It is time to look at it from the business perspective. Read More
This is the second post in a series of three on a new bpE white paper. In this white paper, we compare ten popular BPM tools. The main selection criterion was the application and usage in the manufacturing industry in the German market. The tools are evaluated against three use cases:
- General business process modeling and analysis
- SAP integration and project support
- Quality management and compliance management