Eight reasons why process automation should be part of your 'new normal’ post COVID-19

Eight reasons why process automation should be part of your 'new normal’ post COVID-19

Written by Richard Adams on Thursday, 25 June 2020. Posted in Business process management

‘New normal’.

It’s a phase that has entered our vocabulary in recent weeks as the Government try to re-open the UK economy despite the ever-present threat of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Consequently, new office layouts to meet the social distancing rules, staggered start/finish times, more home working and increased cleaning are some of the measures likely to be adopted when we do return to office and embark on the ‘new normal’.

As we prepare to make changes, the need for process automation to support critical business operations has never been clearer.

Coronavirus: How to access TeleForm remotely using VPN and RDC

Coronavirus: How to access TeleForm remotely using VPN and RDC

Written by Alan Ingram on Tuesday, 14 April 2020. Posted in Company news, TeleForm

As Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continue to rise in the UK, the Government has introduced new measures to prevent the spread of the virus. The measures include travelling for work purposes, but only where you cannot work from home and closing educational settings.

Suddenly, IT departments are being asked to support a distributed workforce with many employees accessing the office network from home. As a result, interest in remote home working has grown exponentially since the start of the Pandemic.

In this blog, we provide some guidance on using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) to access your TeleForm system if you are working from home.

Why is business process management important to organisations?

Why is business process management important to organisations?

Written by Richard Adams on Thursday, 03 October 2019. Posted in Business process management

Business process management, or BPM, is a term that often conjures up images of tremendous complexity and exhaustive effort with months of planning, committees, and meetings.

What is the business process management (BPM) lifecycle?

What is the business process management (BPM) lifecycle?

Written by Richard Adams on Monday, 30 September 2019. Posted in Business process management

The BPM lifecycle is considered to have five stages: design, model, execute, monitor, and optimise.

In this blog, we explain the five BPM lifecycle phases.

OpenText release TeleForm 16.5.1

OpenText release TeleForm 16.5.1

Written by Richard Adams on Tuesday, 17 September 2019. Posted in Company news, TeleForm

OpenText have released the latest update to their forms processing solution TeleForm. The new version is OpenText TeleForm 16.5.1. The previous release from OpenText was version 16.5.

In this blog, we provide an overview of the latest update, including a jargon-busting explanation of each new feature.

ePC retain place on the UK government’s G-Cloud framework

ePC retain place on the UK government’s G-Cloud framework

Written by Richard Adams on Tuesday, 02 July 2019. Posted in G-Cloud 11, Company news

ePC is delighted to announce it has retained its place on the latest iteration of the G-Cloud framework, G-Cloud 11.

Bespoke vs commercial off the shelf (COTS) software in 2020

Bespoke vs commercial off the shelf (COTS) software in 2020

Written by Alan Ingram on Monday, 22 June 2020. Posted in Business process management

Are you searching for bespoke or commercial off the shelf (COTS) software to automate paper-based processes such as employee on-boarding, due diligence or Product Information Management?

When evaluating vendors and software, executives and procurement teams will need to consider whether to purchase COTS, bespoke software, or a hybrid model to automate manual processes and better meet their current and future needs.

In this blog, we look at the pros and cons of each option and ask which one is best in 2020?

Making the transition from paper to electronic forms

Making the transition from paper to electronic forms

Written by Richard Adams on Tuesday, 07 January 2020. Posted in Electronic forms

Organisations and the departments within them depend on the efficient movement of information to run their businesses. Inefficient processes, such as using paper forms to capture data and manually transcribing the information into a database, leads to reduced productivity and costly delays.

Consequently, more industries are digitalising their paper forms and moving to web-based electronic forms (eForms) to optimise the processing of information.

What is Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN)?

What is Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN)?

Written by Richard Adams on Wednesday, 02 October 2019. Posted in Business process management

Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) is a graphical representation for specifying business processes in a Business Process Diagram (BPD).

Is procedure the enemy?

Is procedure the enemy?

Written by Alan Ingram on Tuesday, 17 September 2019. Posted in Information Technology

As an ISO 9001: 2015 accredited organisation, we pay close attention to our procedures. They ensure things run smoothly, consistently and make sure quality is maintained.

However, recent events in the IT world and attitudes within IT departments we come across are making us question whether procedure is, in some cases, being turned into the enemy of good operations?

BP Logix is acquired by Finrock Growth Partners

BP Logix is acquired by Finrock Growth Partners

Written by Richard Adams on Wednesday, 11 September 2019. Posted in Company news, BP Logix

BP Logix Inc., the authors of Process Director which ePC resell in Europe, have been acquired by Finrock Growth Partners, a private equity firm that invests in and operates businesses in the software sector.

Process Director named in KMWorld’s 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 2019

Process Director named in KMWorld’s 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 2019

Written by Richard Adams on Monday, 25 March 2019. Posted in Company news, Process Director

For the tenth successive year, BP Logix Process Director – which ePC resell in Europe - has been named on a list of “100 Companies That Matter” in Knowledge Management by KMWorld.

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