BPTrends Polls

Do you have one team, approach or methodology that you use for both transformation and improvement projects, or are they done by different teams and methodologies?
  • It all depends. We use a mix of people on both types of projects and a mix of methods -- and it varies from one project to the next. (58%, 7 Votes)
  • It’s very different. We use entirely different people and different methodologies on process transformations and on process improvements. (25%, 3 Votes)
  • It’s all business change -- we use the same people and methodologies on both business transformations and on process improvements. (17%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 12

April 29, 2018 @ 7:27 am

What is the major driver for change in your organization this year?
  • We are introducing a new product/service and we need a new process to implement it (9%, 2 Votes)
  • Major changes in the way our company does business require new processes (30%, 7 Votes)
  • Changes in software technology that we are already using require upgrades (13%, 3 Votes)
  • Changes in customer expectations require changes (4%, 1 Votes)
  • Changes in the way employees function require new processes to support them (9%, 2 Votes)
  • Quality problems with existing processes require changes and improvements (35%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 23

April 2, 2018 @ 6:54 am

Is your organization currently working on one or more business process redesigns that incorporate AI elements?
  • No, we haven’t used, or even considered AI to improve any of our processes (40%, 8 Votes)
  • We are setting up an AI group and looking for AI process training (0%, 0 Votes)
  • We are considering it, but haven’t started on anything yet (20%, 4 Votes)
  • Yes, we are developing new processes with AI elements (40%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 20

March 6, 2018 @ 9:18 am

What do companies do to develop process thinking in employees?
  • This really isn't important to our organization. (6%, 1 Votes)
  • This is important to our organization. Managers mentor specific employees in process thinking. (11%, 2 Votes)
  • This is important to our organization. We train managers to help employees develop process thinking. (11%, 2 Votes)
  • This is important to our organization. We have given short classes on this topic to employees. (39%, 7 Votes)
  • This is important to our organization. We talk about it a lot. (33%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 18

February 4, 2018 @ 2:27 pm

What is happening at your organization? (Choose more than one)
  • Business architecture work at our organization is done by IT and by Enterprise Architecture folks. (35%, 6 Votes)
  • We use architecture more broadly and consider capability analysis a key part of the archiecture specification. (29%, 5 Votes)
  • Business architecture is done by process people at our organization (18%, 3 Votes)
  • We use architecture to refer to business process architecture, and focus on defining processes and their relationships. (18%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 17

December 28, 2017 @ 10:43 pm