Process Timeline™ Business Process Automation Solutions

Add the Dimension of Time to Your Business Processes

Process Director is the only BPM software solution featuring the Process Timeline™, a patented business process automation solution for creating easily modifiable, highly parallel, and time-aware business processes to help organizations with their business process improvement (BPI). For the first time, business users can create, deploy, and manage sophisticated business processes with an easy to use, Microsoft Project-like interface.

This business process automation technology helps with BPI because business users are made aware of the earliest possible notice of potential delays, leading to early intervention and fewer surprises. It also offers process owners the ability to examine “what-if” scenarios, enabling them to predict the impact of an anticipated or hypothetical delay in a given process instance.

BP Logix developed Process Timeline software so enterprises could instill an element of predictability into their business processes, thus enabling better planning and resource optimization. While most BPM and workflow solutions can only address late tasks after the fact, Process Timeline uses its knowledge of your process’ execution history to automate and predict when each task is likely to complete, no matter how far in the future that task is scheduled to begin.

Deployment Options

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Setting Trends

With its predictive modeling and Timeline patents, Process Director is acknowledged as a trend setter.

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Timeline Driven

Starwood Hotels and Resorts tells us how Process Timeline opened doors for them.

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Pursuing Excellence

The 2016 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group recognizes Process Director for its Timeline technology.

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Process Timeline Features:

Process Timeline is successfully being used by organizations in various industries to compose, manage, and modify business process. Key business process data such as process duration and critical path are available at a glance using a Gantt-style chart automatically produced and updated as your process is running. At the same time, it offers powerful business process automation software capabilities unmatched by any other BPM solution, including:

No Coding

Designed for business users, Process Director business process automation solutions enable you to build and deploy efficient, robust workflows and business processes, with no programming:

  • Build rich, complex applications through point-and-click
  • Intuitive graphical user interface facilitates rapid deployment and time-to-value

No Complex Flowcharts

Time is a critical component of any business process. Late activities—or activities that Process Timeline predicts will be late—are highlighted and easily identified. Time to completion for any activity or for the business process as a whole is also immediately available with this business process automation solution. Traditional flowchart-style workflows simply cannot offer this level of business process improvement insight into your business process— business process improvement insights that translates into business success:

  • MS Project-like builder: list tasks, dependencies
  • Process Timeline automatically generates and updates a Gantt-style chart to show you, at a glance, how (and for how long) the process will run

No Surprises

Any workflow software can tell you when your task is due, or late. But only this timeline software offers the earliest possible notification that some future task is predicted to be late. And it can do more than just notify you: it can take direct action, escalating or rerouting activities to account for the predicted delay:

  • Process technology that continuously evaluates your business process, based on past experience and current status
  • Timeline technology that predicts when any future activity is likely to be delayed, offering the earliest possible opportunity for manual or automatic intervention

No Unnecessary Delays

Ideal for automating, tracking and reporting on complex processes, Process Director business process management software is perfect for “activity-based” processes with well-defined milestones. Unlike a traditional workflow system, it’s business process automation solutions feature “implicit parallelism.” Process designers no longer have to explicitly identify which steps can be run in parallel, a time-consuming and error-prone analysis:

  • Every timeline activity will execute as soon as it is eligible to do so
  • At any given moment, every activity that can be running, is running

No Excuses For Business Process Improvement

As your business evolves, you will want to analyze the performance of your business process (and your process actors), to find ways for business process improvement to make it even more efficient:

  • Business process automation technology that records every action taken by every process participant (human or automated), ensuring total accountability
  • Timeline technology that points you directly at those activities within your process that are consuming the most time, so you can quickly focus your process improvement efforts where they will have the most impact
  • Drill down to review historical information about any activity, or to see how different actors have performed within a given task
  • Reset analytics at any time to get a fresh perspective

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