2010 March

Some More Key Questions to Ask About Business Process Software – Business Perspective

30/03/2010 | Category: BPM, Open Source | Tags: , ,

As I mentioned in a previous post, as I was working through my list of the Top BPM Software Pitfalls to Avoid, I also started to think about some of the many questions that organizations should ask themselves when choosing a BPM tool. Again, it is a good idea to consider these questions before you […]

Are KPIs Necessary for BPM Success?

29/03/2010 | Category: BPM | Tags: , ,

I’ve received some very interesting comments in response to my previous blog in which I named KPIs as the top BPM software pitfall.  Many thanks to all those who have shared their insights thus far.  I’d like to delve a bit deeper into why I chose KPIs as the greatest business process management software pitfall, […]

Some Questions to Ask When Choosing Business Process Software – IT Perspective

27/03/2010 | Category: BPM | Tags: , ,

As I was creating my list of the Top BPM Software Pitfalls to Avoid, I also started to think about some of the many questions that organizations should ask themselves when choosing a BPM tool.  Considering these questions before you select a business process management software can help pave the way for a successful implementation. […]

BPM Software Pitfalls to Avoid – Top 3

26/03/2010 | Category: BPM | Tags: , ,

Once you’ve assembled a BPM software dream team, discovered your processes, and automated them using business process software, it’s tempting to believe that your BPM work is done.  Not so!  Here are my top 3 pitfalls to avoid when implementing BPM software: 3.  Choosing the wrong BPM system The BPM software you choose will have […]

Top 10 BPM Software Pitfalls to Avoid – Part 2

24/03/2010 | Category: BPM | Tags: , ,

Earlier this week, I listed some of the top mistakes to avoid when installing and using business process management software.  These common errors can cause major headaches and seriously impact the way that BPM is perceived, used, and leveraged by your organization.  Save yourself the trouble, and avoid the following BPM pitfalls: 6.  No process […]

Top 10 BPM Software Pitfalls to Avoid

22/03/2010 | Category: BPM | Tags: , ,

There are a number of obstacles that can get in the way of business process management success.  If you are considering using business process software in your organization, designing workflows for potential future use, or already using a BPM software suite, be sure to avoid these common mistakes: 10. Don’t forget about End Users As I […]

Taking the “Human” out of Human Resources Workflows?

18/03/2010 | Category: Open Source | Tags: , , , , ,

By taking labor-intensive human resources processes (like a leave application process or expense report process) and automating them with BPM software, HR workflows can become more streamlined, more efficient, and best of all, nearly hands-free. But as I wrote about in my last blog post, employees can get confused, upset, and downright scared by workflow […]

ProcessMaker RC2 released for testing

16/03/2010 | Category: community, ProcessMaker, QA, RC, release, Versions | Tags: , , ,

We have released ProcessMaker RC2. A number of bugs have been fixed (the changelog contains more than 100 positions) and some new functionalities have also been introduced (like condition builder for showing/hiding areas of dynaforms). This is another step towards having a stable release. For the first time we have asked the community to help […]

How to Increase Employee Satisfaction with BPM Software

15/03/2010 | Category: Open Source | Tags: , , , , , ,

When we think about business process management software, we often focus on business process management from an administrator or manager’s perspective.  Much emphasis is placed on the benefits BPM software offers to an organization as a whole; specifically, the efficiency tools it offers to managers and the impact of BPM on an organization’s bottom line. […]

Expense Report Process and BPM Software

13/03/2010 | Category: BPM, Solutions | Tags: , , , ,

Business process management software can be used to automate and optimize administrative tasks, reducing waste and increasing efficiency in HR operations.  In my last blog, I walked through how BPM software could optimize a leave application process, totally eliminating the need for HR to participate in the process at all.  Now I’d like to explore […]

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