Category: BPM

February 24th, 2016 by

Many organizations still rely on Excel and paper-based processes even if they have SharePoint. Using SharePoint forms and workflows immediately cuts cost and increases productivity by allowing you to make your business process automated. Experience how such automation have the capacity to bring down your manpower cost immediately by 15 to 20 percent and decrease your related operational cost by 50 to 60 percent.

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February 16th, 2011 by Bijith

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December 7th, 2009 by Admin

Key Findings AIIM’s 2009 Industry Watch report on BPM

  • 63% of responding organizations consider the importance of BPM to be significant or imperative.
  • Hard-dollar savings from “Improving process throughput” and “Reducing process steps” are the two biggest drivers for BPM, followed by “Improving accuracy and repeatability”.
  • 49% of organizations achieved payback of their investment in BPM tools within 18 months and a further 23% within two years. Additional projects are taking around 8 months on average to complete.
  • 62% of those polled consider they have only addressed 1/5th of the potentially profitable BPM projects.
  • Accounts payable and accounts receivable processes showed the strongest success factors, followed by customer support cases, proposals and contracts, and claims processing.
  • In a third of organizations, BPM projects are likely to be initiated by Line of Business managers, whilst in another third,IT take the lead.
  • Integration with other systems is the biggest technical challenge faced by our respondents.
  • The strongest indicator for successful BPM processes is the presence of an existing process owner.
  • 35% report that they have applied BPM to scanning all incoming mail.
  • 6% are currently extending managed processes across the supply chain, but 19% have plans to do so.
  • Just 4% of organizations are currently outsourcing BPM-enabled processes but this is set to rise to 18% in the future.
  • In this sample, organizations are most likely to use BPM functions within DM/ECM systems (26%), followed by those using specific BPM functions in enterprise suites. Third is custom development and middleware, ahead of dedicated BPM suites (13%).
  • 11% of organizations currently use BPM functions in SharePoint, and this is set to treble to 34% in the future, largely from new BPM users, and particularly in mid-sized organizations.
  • Spending on BPM licenses looks set for a net increase over the next 12 months, with spending on BPM services and consultancy set to increase significantly.
  • 36% look to buy their BPM tools from their existing ECM supplier, with 25% buying best-of-breed tools, and 23% preferring dedicated BPM suites.

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November 19th, 2009 by

Recently I came across a blog by a Gartner Analyst which discusses about top 5 questions that lingers over the minds of decision makers in different organizations. The answers for the top 5 questions are explained in simple manner which will clear the air over the BPM implementations.

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November 5th, 2009 by

Initially ERP was introduced as a package composed of best practices frameworks. ERP takes care of all the core business processes across the departments. But it failed miserably to integrate with other external systems and business partners. Another major drawback of ERPs is its rigid structure which gives little scope for customization. Hence the organizations are forced to adjust their business processes to fit the standardized process models embedded in the ERP. This puts IT ahead of business where it should be the other way around.

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August 28th, 2009 by

Model-Driven Approach and Model-Based Approach of Development!!!!. Have you ever thought about what these two terms really mean? In this blog I will brief the differences between these two frameworks which might be of some help in selecting the best option that will fit your requirements to achieve the strategic goals.

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August 13th, 2009 by

Stop learning programming; Get trained in system analysis“- In 70s, this was the advice given by a famous futurologist to the young students who were interested in software programming. Some of the ongoing trends in the industry may support this theory but still there are proponents who anchor the traditional application development ship from sinking. Experts are jumping out with different opinions about the future of application development. Let me just give you a gist of these discussions. Read more of this article »

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