BPM Quotes of the Week - August 18, 2015

“Gartner predicts that by 2020, 75 percent of businesses will transform to digital — or at least be preparing for the change. Unfortunately, only 30 percent of those attempts will be successful, it adds.”
-Lori Alcala

“Quite often legacy systems just need a face lift and have to interact in a different manner with the participants in the new context such as a user based workbench, profile or an adaptable process. Imagine a stronger interface that can understand a client’s needs and submit orders based on mood, likes and CRM history. “
-Jim Sinur

From the BPM Forum

“Having a BPM infrastructure as the backbone of your business is a clever way to ensure your IT landscape is synchronized to your business operations.”
-Bogdan Nafornita

“Once you've invested in a BPM product, it only makes sense to apply it (and the logic behind BPM as a philosophy) as often as possible not only to get the biggest bang for your buck, but also to harness the power within that product to manage all the miniscule things your company must manage outside of projects.”
-Amy Barth

“(BPM) can, and should, first be deployed tactically, directed at specific issues that need to be addressed immediately. Then, as it spreads, BPM will organically form a loosely coupled, easily manipulated infrastructure that can deliver real strategic value.”
-E. Scott Menter

“BPM should be the root and trunk of the company, not just some branches. But companies are too set in their ways and risk averse to let it be. That's why they are declining and being replaced by companies which do have process at their core.”
-Peter Johnston

What New Technology Will Have the Biggest Impact on Processes in the Near Future?

“Unequivocally "mobile," hands down without a doubt.”
-Patrick Lujan

“I think two important new technologies has not yet been mentioned -- machine learning and cognitive computing. Some may say that they are too far out in the future, but I believe that the rapid pace of improvement that we are currently seeing in both of these related technologies will cause them to have a significant impact on process intelligence within two years, if not sooner.”
-Larry Hawes

“It's extremely difficult to build, deploy and maintain distributed business processes today - but the pressure to reduce that pain (and the rewards if you can pull it off right) are huge. No doubt there are some really smart people working on next-gen distributed/mobile/IOT process studios right now... and I expect we'll see evidence of that soon.”
-John Reynolds