BPTrends Polls

How is your organization using BPM software? (Choose more than one)
  • IT people use BPM software to develop new software to support improved business processes. (17%, 4 Votes)
  • IT people use BPM software to help define business processes. (4%, 1 Votes)
  • Business analysts or BPM consultants use BPM software to help define and suggest improvements in business processes. (29%, 7 Votes)
  • Business managers use BPMS software not only to define, but also to manage business processes. (13%, 3 Votes)
  • Business managers and analysts use modeling software to define processes. (38%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 16

October 27, 2015 @ 9:21 am

What is the state of BPM today? (Check all that apply)
  • Business processes at our organization are in good shape. We aren't spending much time worrying about how to improve them. (6%, 4 Votes)
  • BPM is transitioning. It will probably reemerge soon under a new label, like Case Management or Cognitive Computing (13%, 8 Votes)
  • BPM is at a low ebb. It was stimulated by BPM Software in 2003, but that interest has died down. It's waiting for some new thing to stimulate new interest. (10%, 6 Votes)
  • BPM is evolving slow and steady. We are doing it and learning. (19%, 12 Votes)
  • BPMS tools haven't provided much value and aren't being used much. (11%, 7 Votes)
  • BPM as a process improvement practice is alive and well. Management may not be excited, but process and IT people are actively working to evolve better business processes. (21%, 13 Votes)
  • Process change is a hot topic. Management is concerned about it. (21%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 31

October 2, 2015 @ 11:32 am

Please indicate which one you think most likely to impact BPM practices at your organization over the course of the next 3-5 years. (One answerplease.)
  • Energy/Water/Global Warming Regulations (6%, 3 Votes)
  • Drones (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Automatic Driving Vehicles (2%, 1 Votes)
  • 3D Printing (4%, 2 Votes)
  • Smart Watches (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Digital Assistants (iPad, Smart Phones, etc.) (8%, 4 Votes)
  • Cloud Computing (19%, 10 Votes)
  • Cognitive Computing (8%, 4 Votes)
  • Decision Management (37%, 19 Votes)
  • Case Management techniques or tools (16%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 52

August 29, 2015 @ 9:49 pm

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