BPTrends Polls

Are Your Processes Digital?
  • Our processes already incorporate major digital elements. We use information we gather to adjust the ongoing execution of our processes. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • We are exploring how we could capture information from our major processes, analyze it and use it to improve the ongoing processing. (25%, 1 Votes)
  • We capture some information and analyze it, but its really functions as a separate management process. (50%, 2 Votes)
  • We’ve never really embedded information processing capabilities in our day-to-day business processes. (25%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 4

June 30, 2015 @ 7:04 pm

Let us know which of the following most agrees with the future of BPM in your organization.
  • We’ve never tried BPM at our organization, and there’s no plan to do so in the future. (3%, 1 Votes)
  • We’ve just launched a BPM effort and its too early to say anything about future efforts. (26%, 9 Votes)
  • The future of BPM is dismal. We tried a project or two, but no one was very excited with the results. We probably won’t be doing any BPM next year. (6%, 2 Votes)
  • The future of BPM is in doubt. We are doing process work, but nothing that anyone wants to call BPM. We are doing more Lean and IT than BPM, and talking about BPM less all the time. (20%, 7 Votes)
  • The future of BPM is OK. We are doing projects and making a contribution, at least on the departmental level, and management has no complaints. (23%, 8 Votes)
  • The future of BPM is great! Management strongly supports it and we are getting good results from using process techniques at our organization. (22%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 35

June 1, 2015 @ 3:00 pm

Who Does Your Organization Train to Help With Process Change? (You can choose more than one.)
  • We don't train anyone to support process change. (17%, 5 Votes)
  • We leave process change to the IT department. (7%, 2 Votes)
  • We train all employees to support incremental process improvement. (3%, 1 Votes)
  • We train our business analysts to support process change. (23%, 7 Votes)
  • We train our regular managers to drive process change. (20%, 6 Votes)
  • We train selected individuals to be business process change specialists. (30%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 20

May 4, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

People use these terms in different ways. Tell us which definition best describes the activity the process people in your organization are doing. Please only choose one.
  • Process Improvement involves incremental changes in a process, often undertaken by the employees who execute the process. Process people support process improvement efforts in our organization. (72%, 21 Votes)
  • Process Redesign involves making major changes in an existing process. Process people in our organization mainly focus on process redesign. (21%, 6 Votes)
  • Transformation involves sweeping change where existing processes are set aside and new processes are created to achieve new goals. Process people in our organization mainly focus on transformation. (7%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 29

April 7, 2015 @ 3:00 pm

Some organizations are led by senior executives that believe in business processes. In other cases middle managers need to fight to get to improve processes. What’s your organization like?
  • Hardly anyone in our organization is interested in business process work. (18%, 5 Votes)
  • Our IT people believe in processes, in conjunction with automation initiatives, but that’s about the extent of process in our organization. (18%, 5 Votes)
  • Some middle managers in our organization believe in business processes and work hard to sell process ideas to peers and executives. (39%, 11 Votes)
  • Our CEO doesn’t really care about processes, and has to be sold on any business process initiatives. (11%, 3 Votes)
  • Our CEO and executive team believe in processes and encourage business process initiatives of all kinds. (14%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 28

March 2, 2015 @ 3:00 pm