Lean BPM Defined

Providing clarity in defining Lean BPM Lean BPM has evolved from the development and implementation of a BPMS which could be deployed quickly, adopted and used by the business user themselves (the Citizen Developer) and which would allow for fast, reactive and proactive changes to business processes. There has been much discussion revolving around low-code and zero-code BPM alternatives to traditional BPM solutions, however, little focus has been placed on the practical implementation of efficient and effective BPM solutions into both manufacturing and transactional operational environments. Lean BPM has 5 core components, and we’ll go through each of them here.... Read More »

Webinar: Empowering the Citizen Developer – Lean BPM Demonstration

Please register for JobTraQ Lean BPM Demonstration – Empowering the Citizen Developer on May 25, 2016 12:00 PM EDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1229502864025254658 BPM software is hard to define because it is the glue that binds business processes together, wherever those processes are operating; HR, finance, legal, operations, marketing, manufacturing, head office admin, and more. BPM is also universally applicable irrespective of the sector your business operates in too – energy, banking, insurance, media, oil & gas, law, fund management, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, real estate & construction, logistics, technology, automotive, retail, government, and so on. JobTraQ is specifically designed to manage business processes... Read More »

Gaining Visibility into Compliance Processes

Karl Hindle is a former auditor with Arthur Andersen & Co., and former partner of financial services firm, Andersen Hindle (UK). Today, he writes on the accelerating rate of compliance and regulatory change, and how digital automation can bake compliance processes into business processes, speed up report creation and notification, reduce the cost of audits and investigations, and free valuable compliance resources for deployment on proactive consulting and investigatory work. Are you able to look your senior leadership in the eye and advise them that compliance is under control across the organization? How confident are you that compliance policies are... Read More »

Is Six Sigma Taking Too Much of Your Time?

Process Development using Six Sigma is too slow for an organization to respond to changing conditions Six Sigma implementations have helped save many business’ time and money overall, but as the process ages its benefit is reduced. Beyond initial implementation, process development in Six Sigma frequently takes more time than it is worth. The average amount of time to see Six Sigma changes have an actual effect on your organization is at least 4 months, according to Dushyant Thatte, and many have claimed higher lengths than that (Thatte agrees that the majority of the benefits don’t materialize until closer to... Read More »

Lean BPM Delivers Continuous Improvement and Agile Process Management

JobTraQ Empowers the Citizen Developer and Reduces the Burden on IT Lean methodology looks to eliminate all waste from business activities, originally developed as a software development methodology, it has quickly gained wider application in the business world. Business Process Management (BPM) looks to gain control and visibility into business activities, viewing them as processes comprising workflows and constituent tasks which need to be followed and completed to deliver final value. Traditional BPM solutions have proven to be unwieldy and very expensive, fitting only the budgets of large enterprises with the money and resources to deploy them, and more importantly,... Read More »

Job Management Software Streamlines Work & Increases Performance

Do you rely on job management tools such as memory, Post-It notes or a whiteboard? Does this sound like your work experience right now – you run the various tasks and jobs associated with your workflows using a variety of ‘reminder’ tools – a whiteboard, Post-It notes, emails, spreadsheets/Excel, and the memory capacity of yourself and your team. How often do you miss vital work items that need to get done to meet a delivery deadline? How frequently do you have people wandering around trying to find work documentation they need to continue with a task? Don’t you wish you... Read More »

Hillary Clinton’s 12 Rules for Running for President

With a hat tip to Entrepreneur’s Mark Cuban’s 12 Rules for Starting a Company and after we had a decidedly animated convo a couple of weeks ago over the US Elections and the candidates lining up, and just to be fair and balanced after the Donald Trump version – here are Hillary Clinton’s 12 Rules for Running for President… Enjoy 🙂 Read More »

Getting the Most out of a Workflow Management System

Using the right Workflow Management Systems (WMS) is absolutely critical to the success of your business. Sadly, many implementations of WMS’ have resulted in significant adverse effects upon the business itself, and what is even more frustrating is that these have been wholly avoidable. One major warning sign of a failed WMS deployment is that as soon as there is an issue, the entire company’s workflows grind to a halt. To avoid the pitfalls of deploying a WMS, you need to ensure the system will automate recurring tasks and processes, automatically follow-up and create alerts for unfinished tasks, and finally,... Read More »

Enterprise Task Management for the Mid-Sized Business

Lean BPM Brings Enterprise Task Management to the Mid-Market Enterprise task management solutions ensure that the constituent work items (tasks) associated with workflows and business processes are carried out on time in order to ensure orderly and efficient flow of work through a business process. The business process may be a production line manufacturing physical products, a service company’s routine for carrying out client service and routine care, or a non-operational part of the business, such as accounting pulling the accounts and business reports together. The major issue for mid-range businesses has been that enterprise task management is usually out... Read More »


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