Articles

Murray Oles - Thursday, 08 September 2022 11:59

Planning a global marketing experience for the mobile enabled consumer is a complex challenge.

Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland - Monday, 29 August 2022 15:07

Too often, the word “productivity” conjures images of Fordism or efficient manufacturing floors. Efficiency (often measured as throughput) is certainly one facet of productivity, but the focus on...

Dan Funk - Tuesday, 23 August 2022 15:16

SpiffWorkflow is an open source workflow engine written in Python, and it is growing. This article will introduce some new projects we are undertaking to turn SpiffWorkflow into a full featured...

Dan Funk - Friday, 13 May 2022 18:00

In this first of multiple articles, I will walk you through building your first low-code application in SpiffWorkflow. We’ll draw a diagram, write a little code, and run a real program. Over the...

Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland - Thursday, 05 May 2022 08:06

As we discussed previously, process and technology are intricately entwined. Not only are most process teams involved in supporting technology implementations—both large and small—but they continue...

Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland - Tuesday, 08 March 2022 10:18

Technology and process management are intrinsically entwined. According to APQC’s annual process and performance management survey, almost half of process teams (49%) are tapped to support...

Julien Broucke - Monday, 14 February 2022 14:39

Supply Chain professionals know what needs to be done to deliver supply chain performance. The main difficulty they face is to make it happen consistently to delight their customers and...

Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland - Saturday, 29 January 2022 18:21

In previous editions, we’ve discussed the Seven Tenet of Process ManagementTM, which looks at key tenets such as strategic alignment or governance or that are vital for ensuring BPM teams provide...

Julien Broucke - Monday, 25 October 2021 11:11

For the last few years, we have seen an exponential growth of some type of business models that challenged past paradigms and revamped large parts of the economy, for example, platforms such as...

Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland - Monday, 18 October 2021 14:13

Every two years APQC conducts a survey that explores process frameworks. Overall, the applications and implementation of frameworks is static. There is an array of ways that organizations use...

Sofia Saegaert - Wednesday, 13 October 2021 11:09

For some time now, we are seeing an increase in platforms that are categorized as “low-code/no-code” software. They are gaining popularity due to their flexibility and capability to automate complex...

Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland - Monday, 23 August 2021 15:29

When it comes to documenting and understanding processes, there are three core tools organizations use: frameworks, maps, and models. However, there is often little clarity around the differences...

Sofia Saegaert - Monday, 16 August 2021 15:06

I guess not many people see a certain software as something that can take you to a podium, winning a gold medal. But in fact, it is exactly that. It is a tool that you can lay on to improve your...

Chintan Jain - Tuesday, 06 July 2021 10:18

People hate changes as they eliminate the habitual processes they are used to. They lose control, and uncertainty looms close. If not carefully handled, organizational changes may slow down every...

Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland - Tuesday, 22 June 2021 15:39

When people think of BPM programs their heads are immediately filled with visions of whiteboards and process mapping workshops. Which is fair, discovery and process standardization work is often the...

Sofia Saegaert - Wednesday, 16 June 2021 14:57

The combination of these items will ensure the success of any digital transformation plans and boost the productivity of the entire company.

Chintan Jain - Monday, 07 June 2021 10:17

Process Management will help the organization design workflows and enable organizations to find ways to improve their efficiency by removing bottlenecks in their processes.

Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland - Wednesday, 14 April 2021 08:21

BPM teams continue to struggle with challenges in alignment and governance that hamper its sustainability and impact.