BPM: A Global View – BPM and Global Finance

BPM: A Global View – BPM and Global Finance
If you believe, as many do, that the BPM industry is counter-cyclical, Rashid Khan`s Column this month is a must read. He argues that BPM is not a quick fix solution for cost cutting and cites three significant reasons why corporations are less likely to commit to the investment of time and money necessary for deployment of BPM in the current economic crisis. We hope he`s wrong. See what you think.

Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan, author of Business Process Management: A Practical Guide, is the Founder of Chatty Solutions (www.chattysolutions.com), a company that markets a mobile application platform. Previously he leveraged his entrepreneurial skills to build Ultimus (www.ultimus.com)into a successful global enterprise. In 1983, without any outside capital, Khan founded SINTECH, Inc., a start-up that pioneered the use of application software for mechanical testing automation. After a successful run in which he turned the company into an industry leader, he sold SINTECH, Inc. to MTS Systems Corporation. In 1994, Khan founded Ultimus, providing the start-up finances on his own to allow the company to pursue a long-term vision unencumbered by short-term financial objectives. Ultimus became a recognized leader in BPM employs 270 people in seventeen offices across the globe. Khan holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Masters in Computer Science from University of California at Berkeley, and a B.S. in Computer Science from M.I.T. Khan can be reached at rashid@chattysolutions.com.
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