Traditional BPMS products are often the right solution for large-scale, infrastructure-oriented IT strategies. Given the complexities and investment required for some BPM solutions, many organizations are now taking a step back to re-evaluate process automation and management alternatives.
They and we believe that BPM needs to be put in the hands of the business process owner. BPM doesn’t have to be scary, overreaching, expensive, or time-intensive. Business users need the tools for lean BPM in their hands to drive the business change they want. As a result, BPM needs to be approachable and usable immediately by business users to enable them to drive process automation. BPM does not need to be a top-down infrastructure change. It can embrace a bottom-up approach.
What is needed is a more nimble approach to BPM. What’s needed is an approach that combines the vision and goals of traditional BPM with leaner and more practical (and business-focused) methods for process automation and management. What’s needed is lean BPM.
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Organizations interested in nimble BPM solutions might want to consider some of the following nimble BPM attributes. A nimble BPM solution should:
With a more nimble approach, BPM can once again become relevant in the new economic and business landscape. Process automation and management can’t wait for large capital expenditures or multi-year projects. Today’s economic turmoil has made it more important than ever before for BPM solutions to deliver results sooner, rather than later. It has made it more imperative for lean BPM solutions to be usable and manageable by business users, not just the IT staff. A nimble BPM solution is one that can deliver results and value today, even in the changed economic climate. It enables businesses to do more with less, achieving their goals with reduced headcounts and smaller budgets.
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