BPM Quotes of the Week - August 2, 2016

"For most people, the surprise is that the way they work has changed so little in the last five years. In fact, they report that their use of technology in their personal and home life has far exceeded their experience of technology at work. Many report that the real positive impact of technology has been on how they run their everyday life rather than making them more productive at work. Inevitably, this will change in the next five years."
-Lynda Gratton

"IoT will generate enough big data to sort through that it will become mind and software boggling. Enter Cognitive support to extend the reach and influence of IoT."
-Jim Sinur

From the BPM Forum

"I actually have a big entrepreneur that works with us that said: 'I want to scale internationally and I know I cannot do it without processes'."
-Bogdan Nafornita

"BPM is about making your processes do what you promise to your customers. So many small companies are great in BPM. Till someone decides growth is good."
-Emiel Kelly

"If you look at the BIG picture, there are a number of factors that contribute to successful scalability. It is true that process is important, but so is strategy( which includes vision, goals and objectives), good leadership, good people and depending on how much you're scaling, good Information Systems."
-Kathy Long

"The biggest challenge for fast growth companies is 'we are rock stars, we are innovative, we are scaling rapdily' with high-ego CEOs who wouldn't recognize a process is it bit them in the arse, which menas there is no process culture driven from the top."
-Ian Gotts

Do You Think It Helps BPM Adoption to Present BPM as Either 'The Technology of the Work-Of-Business' Or 'The Language of Business'? "No because it sets expectations that are unlikely to be fullfilled. It also encourages consideration of the BPMs in large scale transformational projects where I think the real future of the BPMs lies in the delivery of small sacle, rapid, tactical process solutions."
-Peter Whibley

"My experience is that corporations who do not bridge the gap between operations and strategy often end up staring at the wrong KPIs."
-K. Walter Keirstead