No Code Workflow Software Upends the Enterprise Application Development Model

Building enterprise workflows without the heavy LOE from dev teams for a fraction of the cost and in much shorter timescales Enterprise app development has been radically changed by the introduction of low code and no code workflow software platforms. The impact of this paradigm shift has yet to be fully felt by organizations, but among some of the decisions which are impacted include the build-versus-buy debate over choosing a solution, how IT and the Business work with each other, managing process change and app development in a strategic manner, and much more. The traditional DevOps which has emerged in... Read More »

Lean BPM for Lean Government as Trump’s Hiring Freeze Bites

President Trump’s Hiring Freeze Bigly Underscores Government Need To Do More With Less by Karl Hindle Back in November, we covered the effect of the Federal spending freezes on the delivery of services , and especially the need for government departments to do more with less and the impact on vendor margins. With the flurry of executive orders from President Trump, the hiring freeze presages a Federal government Ice Age and a great deal of disruption. The only exceptions to the hiring freeze are the military, national security, and public safety personnel. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released... Read More »

What Makes JobTraQ Different from other BPM Suites?

JobTraQ is the Pioneer of Lean BPM and We Stand Apart from All Other BPM Solutions We set ourselves a huge challenge when we started JobTraQ’s development 13 years ago – the challenge was simple, but enormous: To create a tool which delivered 80% of BPM functionality for 20% of the cost, and which would be deployed in less than 10% of the time of a traditional BPM suite. Today, we’ve succeeded and have gone even further, with JobTraQ standing alone as a BPM suite that requires no coding or specialist skills, delivering the power of BPM directly into the... Read More »

JobTraQ X7 Launched

Lean BPM Takes a Significant Leap Forward in User Adoption, Speed, and Functionality After almost a year in development, JobTraQ has launched X7, a faster and simpler-to-use BPM toolkit which represents significant strides forward in delivering BPM functionality into the hands of business and operations people. JobTraQ provides 80% of traditional BPM functionality for around 20% of the cost, and your internal team will stand the solution up in less than 10% of the time it takes for a “Big BPM” deployment. Launched at the 2016 JobTraQ User Conference, the immediate impression is the clean design of the UI coupled... Read More »

The Need for Lean BPM in Banking

Delivering True Business Agility is a Strategic Challenge not an IT Problem There are three major drivers for business agility within the banking sector: fierce competition within the sector, constantly changing regulatory and compliance requirements, and finally, customer expectation and buying behavior. While compliance has taken center stage since the Great Recession of 2008, the focus has been moving increasingly to digital transformation, particularly improving Customer Experience (CX). This has led to some banks becoming technology powerhouses first, and banking institutions second, and Capital One is probably the preeminent example of this. Bain & Company published an article back in... Read More »

Major Advantages of Workflow and Process Automation

Automating Business Processes using a Workflow Software Delivers Major Performance & QA Benefits Workflow and process automation may have their roots in manufacturing, however transactional processes, i.e. non-manufacturing ones, also benefit from their application. Automation helps improve business processes no matter where they are found, leading to significant productivity benefits, reductions in defect rates, and inventory reductions. The major advantages of workflow and automation are: Visibility Even with a well-established set of processes, you may not have a full picture of them, particularly if there are point solutions and shadow processes involved. Automation explicitly requires an understanding and mapping out... 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 »

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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