BPTrends Polls

What is happening at your organization?
  • Nothing has changed. We are doing the same amount of process training this year as last. (50%, 6 Votes)
  • We are doing less BPM training, but more training in Lean and Six Sigma (8%, 1 Votes)
  • We are doing less Lean and Six Sigma training but more BPM training (0%, 0 Votes)
  • We are still doing outside training, but doing less internal training (0%, 0 Votes)
  • We are doing more internal training, but go outside for less process training (25%, 3 Votes)
  • We continue to train employees in business process analysis and design skills (8%, 1 Votes)
  • We have done a lot of process training and do not need any more at this time (9%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 12

April 3, 2016 @ 7:23 am

  • I place an emphasis, in all my dealings, on improving the overall success of the process (21%, 3 Votes)
  • I work with the managers of other processes that my process interacts with to determine how we can improve the larger process we support (21%, 3 Votes)
  • I measure activity inputs, outputs and flows between activities and use the results of process measures to make management decisions (14%, 2 Votes)
  • I work with outside teams or consultants to try to improve the process I manage (7%, 1 Votes)
  • I lead teams to analyze process problems and to improve how tasks or processes are performed (21%, 3 Votes)
  • I talk with employees who report to me about processes and how our tasks contribute to the success of larger processes (14%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 4

February 28, 2016 @ 10:53 pm

Is your company exploring cognitive computing at this time?
  • Yes, we are deploying it and expect it will give us significant advantages (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Yes, we are beginning to explore its uses (40%, 8 Votes)
  • No, it doesn't seem ready for commercial use (60%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 20

February 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

What kind of a year will it be for BPM at your organization?
  • We didn’t do any process work in 2015, but will launch a process initiative in 2016 (8%, 3 Votes)
  • We didn’t do much process work in 2015, and probably won’t do much in 2016 (10%, 4 Votes)
  • We didn’t do much process work in 2015, but will probably do more in 2016 (18%, 7 Votes)
  • We did a lot of process work in 2015, but will probably do less in 2016 (15%, 6 Votes)
  • We did a lot of process work in 2015, and will do even more in 2016 (49%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 40

January 4, 2016 @ 8:45 am

Check all of the items below that you think ought to be part of a rigorous analysis of a business process:
  • A description of contingencies that managers enforce on those who perform the various activities (4%, 12 Votes)
  • A description of data that is required for each activity and a description of data that is created or modified as a result of the execution of the activity (9%, 24 Votes)
  • A description of resources consumed as each activity is executed (7%, 19 Votes)
  • A description of decisions that are made within each activity and the rules used to make the decision (12%, 32 Votes)
  • A description of policies or management goals that apply to each activity (10%, 26 Votes)
  • A description of who works at each activity (9%, 24 Votes)
  • A description of who is responsible for each of the activities in the sequence (12%, 32 Votes)
  • A description of the branching points that occur in the sequence of activities (11%, 30 Votes)
  • A description of the sequence of activities that transform the inputs into outputs (14%, 37 Votes)
  • Source, Input, Output and Customer for the process (14%, 37 Votes)

Total Voters: 41

November 30, 2015 @ 8:55 am

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