BPTrends Surveys

BPTrends publishes BPM Market Survey Reports to provide our members and readers with valuable information regarding the current state of the BPM market. These Reports are based on information gathered from Surveys of BPTrends members and readers as well as from other sources representing a broad range of companies from around the world, across multiple industries, in varying stages of BPM maturity. Each Report includes graphic representations of the data collected, along with an analysis of the results written by Paul Harmon, BPTrends Executive Editor and BPM Market Analyst, Celia Wolf, BPTrends Publisher, and/or other BPM Market Analysts.


State of Business Process Management – 2020
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf – January, 2020

This BPTrends Survey Report compares and contrasts the results of this Survey with seven similar Surveys previously published in 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018. It also includes some new questions based on information relating to newer developments in the field of BPM as well as the two New sections described below. We believe this is the most comprehensive and representative overview of how BPM practitioners, world-wide, have viewed BPM over the past 16 years and how they view it today.

This year’s Report is written by Paul Harmon Executive Editor and Market Analyst at BPTrends, and an internationally recognized BPM thought leader and author, and our NEW partner, Jorge Garcia, Principal Analyst, Business Intelligence and Data Management at TEC (Technology Evaluation Centers).

Two Exciting New Features

BPM Software Tools – The first NEW feature is an entire NEW section focused on BPM Software Tools, written by our partner, Jorge Garcia.

Thoughts from BPM Thought Leaders – The second NEW feature includes perspectives from well known BPM thought leaders around the world regarding the future of BPM. We thank all of them for taking time out of their busy schedules to provide their unique insights into the state of the process market.

This BPTrends Report, The State of BPM – 2020 is available FREE to all readers of BPTrends. We hope the information presented will provide you with an understanding of the kinds of BPM development efforts currently underway and how your company’s BPM efforts compare to the overall market. And, we hope this Survey will provide insights suggesting new ideas for future BPM development in your organization.

Our thanks to our Partner, Jorge Garcia and TEC (Technology Information Centers) and our Sponsors, Creatio, Signavio and Trisotech, and to all of you who participated in the Survey.

Paul Harmon
Celia Wolf
 

State of Business Process Management – 2018
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf – January, 2018

The BPTrends Report, The State of Business Process Management – 2018, is a comprehensive Survey Report of the BPM market, including information regarding how organizations understand BPM, what BPM activities they are actively involved in and what they plan for the future. The Report is based on information collected in a market survey conducted by BPTrends in Q4 2017 and it compares and contrasts information presented in the six previous BPTrends Survey Reports published in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016. Like the previous reports, this report includes an Executive Summary and a Detailed Analysis of the results, written by Paul Harmon, BPTrends Founder, Executive Editor and Market Analyst. NOTE: Like all other content on the BPTrends.com site, this report is available at no charge to readers, however, unlike all other content on BPTrends.com, this report requires some basic contact information from all parties wishing to gain access to the report. This information is required by our sponsors, Red Hat and Signavio. BPTrends agrees that this information will be made available ONLY to our sponsors, Red Hat and Signavio, and Red Hat and Signavio have agreed to a one time use only and have agreed not to release this information, or any part of it, to any third party, for any reason.

 

Business Process Maturity in_Polish Organisations 2016 Image Business Process Maturity in Polish Organisations – 2016

Lukasz Tartanus of PROCESOWCY.PL presents an overview of their 2016 survey. Essential aims of the survey were as follows:

  • to place the organizations operating in Poland at the five defined levels of process maturity
  • to describe the trends and changes observed between the editions of the survey
  • to present the differences between declared and actual process maturity

 

State of Business Process Management – 2016
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf – March, 2016

The BPTrends Report, The State of Business Process Management – 2016, is a comprehensive Survey Report of the BPM market, including information regarding how organizations understand BPM, what BPM activities they are actively involved in and what they plan for the future.The Report is based on information collected in a market survey conducted by BPTrends in Q4 2015 and it compares and contrasts information presented in the five previous BPTrends Survey Reports published in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014. Like the previous reports, this report includes an Executive Summary, a Detailed Analysis of the results and an Appendix providing detailed descriptions of the concepts referenced in the Report, written by Paul Harmon, BPTrends Founder, Executive Editor and Market Analyst.

 

The State of Business Process Management – 2014
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf – March 2014

The BPTrends Report on The State of BPM – 2014 is a comprehensive Survey Report of the BPM market, including information regarding how organizations understand BPM, what BPM activities they are actively involved in and what they plan for the future. The Report is based on information collected in a market survey conducted by BPTrends in Q4, 2013 and it compares and contrasts the information presented in the four previous State of BPM reports published in 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012. Like the previous reports, this report includes aExecutive Summary, a Detailed Analysis of the results, and an Appendix providing detailed descriptions of the concepts referenced in the Report, written by Paul Harmon, BPTrends Executive Editor and Market Analyst.

Business Process Centers of Excellence – 2012
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf – December 2012

The BPTrends Report on Business Process Centers of Excellence – 2012 is a Survey Report on BPM CoE’s. It includes information on the methodologies and techniques supported by CoEs, specific services provided and where CoE’s are located in the organization. While the response rate to this BPTrends Survey was significantly lower than to previous BPTrends Surveys, there is some information in this Report that warrants review. Like all BPTrends Surveys, this Report includes an Introduction, a Detailed Analysis of the Results and an Appendix providing a description of the concept(s) referenced in the Report.

The State of Business Process Management – 2012
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf – March 2012

The BPTrends Report on The State of BPM – 2012 is a comprehensive Survey Report of the BPM market, including information regarding how organizations understand BPM, where organizations are in their process maturity, what organizations are spending on BPM, what types of BPM activities organizations are actively involved in, what organizations’ plans for the future are, and what BPM methodologies organizations are using. The Report is based on information collected in a market survey conducted by BPTrends in Q4, 2011. The report compares and contrasts the information presented in the three previous State of BPM reports published in 2006, 2008 and 2010. Like the previous three reports, this report includes an Introduction, an Executive Summary, a Detailed Analysis of the Results and an Appendix providing detailed descriptions of the concepts referenced in the Report.

Business Process Modeling Survey – 2011
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf — December, 2011

This BPTrends Survey Report on Business Process Modeling is a comprehensive Report on how BPM practitioners understand Process Modeling and how and where they use Process Modeling in their organizations. The Report includes an Analysis of the results of the Survey and a Summary Conclusion written by Paul Harmon, Market Analyst and Executive Editor of BPTrends.
View a webinar, Trends in Process Modeling: Finding the Right Approach For Your Organization, sponsored by Progress Software and presented by Paul Harmon and Dr. M.A. Ketabchi, Chief Strategist, Progress Software, on January 17, 2012. Paul presents the results of the BPTrends Survey on Business Process Modeling, focusing on how tools and best practices are evolving and how business and IT collaboration is improving the effectiveness of shared models. Dr. Ketabchi joins Paul and shares his thoughts on what the future holds for process modeling as a key component of BPM adoption.

The State of Business Process Management – 2010
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf — February 2010

The BPTrends Report on The State of BPM – 2010 is a comprehensive Survey Report of the BPM market, including information regarding how organizations understand BPM, what BPM activities they are actively involved in and what they plan for the future. The Report is based on information collected in a market survey conducted by BPTrends in Q4, 2009 and it compares and contrasts the information presented in the two previous State of BPM reports published in 2006 and 2008. Like the previous two reports, this report includes a Detailed Analysis of the results, a Summary of the Results and an Appendix providing detailed descriptions of the concepts referenced in the Report, written by Paul Harmon, BPTrends Executive Editor and Market Analyst.

The State of Business Process Management – 2008
Paul Harmon and Celia Wolf — February 2008

The BPTrends Report on The State of BPM – 2008 is a comprehensive Survey Report of the BPM market, including information regarding how organizations understand BPM, what BPM activities they are actively involved in and what they plan for the future. This BPTrends Survey Report compares and contrasts the information presented in the 2006 Survey Report. It includes a Detailed Analysis of the results, a Summary of the Results and an Appendix providing detailed descriptions of the concepts referenced in the Report, written by Paul Harmon, Market Analyst and Executive Editor of BPTrends.

Business Process Management and Service Oriented Architecture
Celia Wolf and Paul Harmon — June 2007

This BPTrends Survey Report on Business Process Management and Service Oriented Architecture is a comprehensive Survey Report of how BPM practitioners understand and implement BPM and SOA. The Survey Report includes an Analysis of the results and a Summary Conclusion written by Paul Harmon, Market Analyst and Executive Editor of BPTrends.

A Survey of Business Process Initiatives – 2007
Nathaniel Palmer — January 2007

The BPTrends Survey of Business Process Initiatives — 2007 presents the results of a Survey conducted by BPTrends in the fall of 2006. This survey was conducted to determine what characteristics are shared among companies with BPM initiatives and what those companies are doing to achieve success with their initiatives. This Survey Report includes a Forward, an Introduction, Survey Results, including graphic representations and analyses of the results, and a Summary, written by Nathaniel Palmer, President of Transformation+Innovation and Executive Director of the Workflow Management Coalition.

The State of Business Process Management – 2006
Celia Wolf and Paul Harmon — June 2006

The BPTrends Survey Report on The State of BPM — 2006 is a comprehensive Survey Report of the BPM market, including information regarding how organizations understand BPM, what BPM activities they are actively involved in and what they plan for the future. The Survey Report also includes a Detailed Analysis of the results, a Summary of the Results and an Appendix providing valuable information regarding the concepts referenced in the Report, written by Paul Harmon, Market Analyst and Executive Editor of BPTrends.

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