Vendor Landscape Plus: Business Process Management (BPM) Suites
It's not an automated process.
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- Business Process Management (BPM) has become a catch-all for business disciplines and supporting technologies ranging from workflow, e-forms, process modeling, process re-engineering, simulation, and activity monitoring, making BPM suite selection an onerous task.
- Many BPM suites overlap in features with ECM, CRM, and BI, increasing the risk of overbuying BPM.
- Both BPM in the cloud and accelerated growth of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) may provide alternatives to buying a full suite of BPM tools.
Organizations avoid BPM when they don't understand how BPM manages the lifecycle of a process, with technology supporting that lifecycle ONLY where it makes sense.
Use this tool to gain quick insight into your optimal Business Process Management (BPM) roadmap, based on a survey of overall organizational characteristics. Answer questions relating to people, process, and technology, and then find out where your organization needs to go and how to get there.
Use this tool to inventory and prioritize your processes for the Business Process Management (BPM) implementation. The tool will assess which processes offer the greatest opportunities for BPM improvement at the least cost.
Use this tool to assess the dollar value of Business Process Management (BPM) benefits and costs. Based on project characteristics, the tool will estimate the net value of each of three implementation paths. Choose the path that promises the greatest value.
Recent Info-Tech research finds that business process modeling efforts led by end users and business managers produce more successful enterprise application projects. Learn how IT departments with user-driven modeling build effective business process teams, and about the best practices they use to accelerate the success of these teams.
The Business Process Analyst's role is to devise and design business process requirements for all IT-related business, financial, and operations systems critical to core organizational functions. This includes researching and analyzing data in support of business functions, process knowledge, and systems requirements.