Why Process Innovation?
Process innovations increase bottom-line profitability, reduce costs,
improve productivity, and increase employee job satisfaction. They also
deliver enhanced product or service
value to the customer.
Process innovations focus on building an adaptive
business process management system (BPMS). For manufacturing companies, process innovation include such
things as integrating new production methods and technologies that lead to
improved efficiency, quality, or time-to-market, and services that are sold
with those products. For service companies, process innovations enable them
to introduce "front office" customer service improvements and add new
New Third Wave
of Business Process Management (BPM)
Enterprise-wide business process
management (EBPM), the third-wave of business process management, and
process management systems (BPMS) are expected to transform the way
companies conceive, build and operate automated systems. Its methods
transforms the traditional
functional mindset of corporate executives and employees and help
companies develop the capabilities they need to fully manage their
processes. The innovation is in the end-to-end way processes are presented
and the way technologies interact with them. This unified framework provides
an opportunity to return to a more centralized model of computing in order
to achieve process coherence
across the business. "The radical breakthrough is that in the third wave,
business processes are directly and immediately executable - no software
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The Essence of the
The essence of the enterprises-wide business process
management (EBPM) innovation is that, "based of the mathematics, we now
understand data, procedure, workflow and distributed communication not as
apples, oranges, and cherries, but a one new business "information type"
(what technologists call an "abstract data type") – the
business process. The recognition of this new
fundamental building block is profound, for each element in a complete
business process (the inputs, the outputs, the participants, the activities
and the calculations) can now be expressed in a form where every facet and
feature can be understood in the context of its use, its purpose and its
role in decision making.
paradigm can therefore provide a single basis not only to express any
process, but as the basis for a wide variety of process management systems
and process-aware tools and services."3
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