BPTrends Polls

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

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

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