Posts in Category: implementing bpm

Automating your Engineering Change Order (ECO) Requests

Engineering change orders, or ECOs, are written orders for changes in a product or process’s components, specifications, or documentation. They’re basically a way of documenting change so there’s a record of it. Changes to product specifications or manufacturing processes should be documented beginning to end. When an organization develops a process or

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How to Determine When Your Business Process is Failing

You invested in workflow software so you could automate and streamline business processes, but sometimes these processes simply don’t work out as planned. That doesn’t mean that business process management isn’t for you. On the contrary, it means you have terrific opportunity for improvement, and that the right workflow software

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How the Right BPM Software Can Make Your Business Better

Whatever your industry, to succeed in today’s competitive global marketplace, you have to commit yourself and your team to a continuous process of improvement. You can bet that your competitors aren’t resting on their laurels, or if they are, they’re probably in for a rude awakening. Front office, back office, or

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The 5 Keys to Successful BPM Implementation

Business process management (BPM) is a big concept. It incorporates analysis of business processes, automation, optimization, workflow design, and business strategy. Understanding BPM and devising a plan beforehand are essential to successful BPM implementation, but once it’s been properly implemented the benefits can be tremendous. BPM helps you optimize process, drive

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5 Common Mistakes Companies Make with BPM Software

Business process management, or BPM software has allowed organizations in every vertical, industry, and sector to automate manual processes, reduce error rates, cut expenses, and improve revenues. When business managers learn about the positive results others have experienced by using BPM software, many of them want in on it. It’s great

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Process or Data: Does it Matter Which Comes First?

Which comes first, process or data? That depends on how you define both “process” and “data.” In the real world, there appears to be no single correct answer. On the one hand those in business process management (BPM) understand the great value in process models, but starting with a process

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5 Industries Desperately in Need of Business Process Management

Perhaps it would be briefer to create a list of industries that don’t need business process management. After all, what business wouldn’t benefit from workflow software designed to cut out extraneous steps, automate manual processes, and track processes end to end? Efficiency is absolutely essential to compete effectively in today’s marketplace. There

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