BPTrends Surveys

BPTrends publishes BPM Market Survey Reports to provide our members and readers with valuable information regarding the current state of the BPM market. These Reports are based on information gathered from Surveys of BPTrends members and readers as well as from other sources representing a broad range of companies from around the world, across multiple industries, in varying stages of BPM maturity. Each Report includes graphic representations of the data collected, along with an analysis of the results written by Paul Harmon, BPTrends Executive Editor and BPM Market Analyst, Celia Wolf, BPTrends Publisher, and/or other BPM Market Analysts.


State of Business Process Management – 2016
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf – March, 2016

The BPTrends Report, The State of Business Process Management – 2016, is a comprehensive Survey Report of the BPM market, including information regarding how organizations understand BPM, what BPM activities they are actively involved in and what they plan for the future.The Report is based on information collected in a market survey conducted by BPTrends in Q4 2015 and it compares and contrasts information presented in the five previous BPTrends Survey Reports published in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014. Like the previous reports, this report includes an Executive Summary, a Detailed Analysis of the results and an Appendix providing detailed descriptions of the concepts referenced in the Report, written by Paul Harmon, BPTrends Founder, Executive Editor and Market Analyst.


The State of Business Process Management – 2014
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf – March 2014

The BPTrends Report on The State of BPM – 2014 is a comprehensive Survey Report of the BPM market, including information regarding how organizations understand BPM, what BPM activities they are actively involved in and what they plan for the future. The Report is based on information collected in a market survey conducted by BPTrends in Q4, 2013 and it compares and contrasts the information presented in the four previous State of BPM reports published in 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012. Like the previous reports, this report includes aExecutive Summary, a Detailed Analysis of the results, and an Appendix providing detailed descriptions of the concepts referenced in the Report, written by Paul Harmon, BPTrends Executive Editor and Market Analyst.


Business Process Centers of Excellence – 2012
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf – December 2012

The BPTrends Report on Business Process Centers of Excellence – 2012 is a Survey Report on BPM CoE’s. It includes information on the methodologies and techniques supported by CoEs, specific services provided and where CoE’s are located in the organization. While the response rate to this BPTrends Survey was significantly lower than to previous BPTrends Surveys, there is some information in this Report that warrants review. Like all BPTrends Surveys, this Report includes an Introduction, a Detailed Analysis of the Results and an Appendix providing a description of the concept(s) referenced in the Report.


The State of Business Process Management – 2012
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf – March 2012

The BPTrends Report on The State of BPM – 2012 is a comprehensive Survey Report of the BPM market, including information regarding how organizations understand BPM, where organizations are in their process maturity, what organizations are spending on BPM, what types of BPM activities organizations are actively involved in, what organizations’ plans for the future are, and what BPM methodologies organizations are using. The Report is based on information collected in a market survey conducted by BPTrends in Q4, 2011. The report compares and contrasts the information presented in the three previous State of BPM reports published in 2006, 2008 and 2010. Like the previous three reports, this report includes an Introduction, an Executive Summary, a Detailed Analysis of the Results and an Appendix providing detailed descriptions of the concepts referenced in the Report.

Business Process Modeling Survey – 2011
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf — December, 2011

This BPTrends Survey Report on Business Process Modeling is a comprehensive Report on how BPM practitioners understand Process Modeling and how and where they use Process Modeling in their organizations. The Report includes an Analysis of the results of the Survey and a Summary Conclusion written by Paul Harmon, Market Analyst and Executive Editor of BPTrends.
View a webinar, Trends in Process Modeling: Finding the Right Approach For Your Organization, sponsored by Progress Software and presented by Paul Harmon and Dr. M.A. Ketabchi, Chief Strategist, Progress Software, on January 17, 2012. Paul presents the results of the BPTrends Survey on Business Process Modeling, focusing on how tools and best practices are evolving and how business and IT collaboration is improving the effectiveness of shared models. Dr. Ketabchi joins Paul and shares his thoughts on what the future holds for process modeling as a key component of BPM adoption.

The State of Business Process Management – 2010
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf — February 2010

The BPTrends Report on The State of BPM – 2010 is a comprehensive Survey Report of the BPM market, including information regarding how organizations understand BPM, what BPM activities they are actively involved in and what they plan for the future. The Report is based on information collected in a market survey conducted by BPTrends in Q4, 2009 and it compares and contrasts the information presented in the two previous State of BPM reports published in 2006 and 2008. Like the previous two reports, this report includes a Detailed Analysis of the results, a Summary of the Results and an Appendix providing detailed descriptions of the concepts referenced in the Report, written by Paul Harmon, BPTrends Executive Editor and Market Analyst.

The State of Business Process Management – 2008
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf — February 2008

The BPTrends Report on The State of BPM – 2008 is a comprehensive Survey Report of the BPM market, including information regarding how organizations understand BPM, what BPM activities they are actively involved in and what they plan for the future. This BPTrends Survey Report compares and contrasts the information presented in the 2006 Survey Report. It includes a Detailed Analysis of the results, a Summary of the Results and an Appendix providing detailed descriptions of the concepts referenced in the Report, written by Paul Harmon, Market Analyst and Executive Editor of BPTrends.

Business Process Management and Service Oriented Architecture
Celia Wolf and Paul Harmon — June 2007

This BPTrends Survey Report on Business Process Management and Service Oriented Architecture is a comprehensive Survey Report of how BPM practitioners understand and implement BPM and SOA. The Survey Report includes an Analysis of the results and a Summary Conclusion written by Paul Harmon, Market Analyst and Executive Editor of BPTrends.

A Survey of Business Process Initiatives – 2007
Nathaniel Palmer — January 2007

The BPTrends Survey of Business Process Initiatives — 2007 presents the results of a Survey conducted by BPTrends in the fall of 2006. This survey was conducted to determine what characteristics are shared among companies with BPM initiatives and what those companies are doing to achieve success with their initiatives. This Survey Report includes a Forward, an Introduction, Survey Results, including graphic representations and analyses of the results, and a Summary, written by Nathaniel Palmer, President of Transformation+Innovation and Executive Director of the Workflow Management Coalition.

The State of Business Process Management – 2006
Celia Wolf and Paul Harmon — June 2006

The BPTrends Survey Report on The State of BPM — 2006 is a comprehensive Survey Report of the BPM market, including information regarding how organizations understand BPM, what BPM activities they are actively involved in and what they plan for the future. The Survey Report also includes a Detailed Analysis of the results, a Summary of the Results and an Appendix providing valuable information regarding the concepts referenced in the Report, written by Paul Harmon, Market Analyst and Executive Editor of BPTrends.

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