Business process management

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?

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).

How to build the business case for BPM

Written by Richard Adams on Monday, 04 March 2019. Posted in Business process management

Are you laying the groundwork for BPM?

In this blog, we offer practical advice for organisations planning a BPM implementation.

Why do IT (or BPM) projects fail?

Written by Richard Adams on Friday, 19 October 2018. Posted in Business process management

Last month, we read an article in IT Pro with the headline ‘Failed NHS IT system will cost £7 million to stabilise’. As we read more, it became apparent that 14,600 patient discharge summaries had not been sent to GP's due to an error with a records management system.

As an IT consultancy that works with many NHS Trusts and clinical trial organisations, our first thought was "how did this happen?". Shortly afterwards, we decided to write a blog on how to avoid IT project failure.

BP Logix named a “Hot Vendor in Business Process Management” by Aragon Research

BP Logix named a “Hot Vendor in Business Process Management” by Aragon Research

Written by Richard Adams on Monday, 07 August 2017. Posted in Business process management, Process Director, BP Logix

Process Director by our partner BP Logix has been named as a “Hot Vendor in Business Process Management” in the Aragon Research 2017 Hot Vendor BPM Report.

According to Aragon Research, “The secret sauce for BP Logix is in the Process Timeline™, which is unique in the process management market. The Process Timeline simplifies the way of modelling processes, and managing the task completion and the visualisation of process completion to desired outcomes.”

SharePoint is not BPM software

SharePoint is not BPM software

Written by Alan Ingram on Thursday, 16 February 2017. Posted in Business process management, Process Director, SharePoint

Is your organisation currently using SharePoint for BPM? Are you searching for a better option? Find out why Process Director by BP Logix is the perfect SharePoint alternative.

Although Microsoft SharePoint includes some basic workflow functionality out-of-the-box, as well as development tools for developing more advanced workflows, it is often not the best business process management (BPM) solution to manage, monitor and optimise workflows and business processes.

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?

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.

Top 5 business process management (BPM) trends for 2019

Written by Richard Adams on Tuesday, 15 January 2019. Posted in Business process management

Artificial intelligence, robotics, case management. Want to know what trends will shape the BPM industry this year?

In this blog, we predict the top 5 trends in business process management over the next 12 months. While some trends are new, others have been highlighted before but are now reaching maturity and we expect them to reach critical mass this year.

Process Director named in the 2017 Gartner 'Magic Quadrant for iBPMS'

Process Director named in the 2017 Gartner 'Magic Quadrant for iBPMS'

Written by Richard Adams on Tuesday, 24 October 2017. Posted in Business process management, Process Director, Gartner Magic Quadrant for iBPMS

Process Director by BP Logix has been named as a ‘Niche Player’ in the Gartner 'Magic Quadrant for Intelligent Business Process Management Suites (iBPMS)' for the third year in a row.

BPM and RPA. Two sides of the same coin?

Written by Richard Adams on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Business process management

Robotic process automation (RPA) is the latest buzzword on the horizon and is rapidly gaining traction in many organisations who want to embrace digital transformation and automate everyday tasks.

In this article, we discuss RPA and how it can work alongside Business Process Management (BPM) in an organisation’s IT strategy.

BP Logix Process Director selected as KMWorld 2016 Trend-Setting product

BP Logix Process Director selected as KMWorld 2016 Trend-Setting product

Written by Alan Ingram on Wednesday, 31 August 2016. Posted in Business process management, Process Director

ePC is pleased to announce BP Logix Process Director has been named one of KMWorld's Trend-Setting Products for 2016.

Available on-premise or in the Cloud, Process Director was selected from more than 600 products and hundreds of vendors.

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