BPM Quotes of the Week - January 19, 2016

A good solution applied with vigor now is better than a perfect solution applied ten minutes later.”
-Tim Stephenson

To read the BPM 2016 Predictions from Top Influencers click here!

“By 2020, More Than Half of Major New Business Processes and Systems Will Incorporate Some Element of the Internet of Things”

From the BPM Forum

“Stop treating BPM as a (periodic) vehicle for automation or proofing compliancy (only). Start seeing BPManagement as the fundamental (knowledge) base where your business (at all times) depends on.”
-Walter Bril

“Start looking at your business from the customer's perspective - what is the CX (customer experience). Think of that as a process and make it leaner and then more consistent across all your teams, offices, locations, channels.”
-Ian Gotts

“Projects were part of the old, static world, not the new fast-moving one. And if your company still thinks in projects, it is on the way out.”
-Peter Johnston

“In accordance with the 5th law of BPM (see ref1) , ‘The vast majority of unique business processes can be constructed from a limited set of business-centric patterns.’"
-Dr. Alexander Samarin

“Micro-process-as-a-pattern should be the way to go, but this requires an uncanny ability to abstract the whole business model of an enterprise and then go back and translate every piece of it into a friendly domain-specific language for the regular laymen.”
-Bogdan Nafornita

“In areas where we see a lot of change, having a common reference model that everyone understands is very useful to help the team understand and overcome unexpected changes. This is where I see these (process) repositories being used today.”
-Craig Willis

“The Swiss Federal Government has been actively promoting the identification, modelling and sharing of business processes and advocating the adoption of 'best practice' throughout local administrative centres of all types. The advantages are seen as considerable: with some Municipalities serving only 1000 citizens, affordability means there can only be 2 or 3 local administrators.”
-Ross Harling

“The seductive nature of BPM Software is that a business can model its own proprietary business processes so that the software fits the business instead of having to change the business to fit the software. This has long been one of the sexiest aspects of BPM, and it is certainly something that BPM Sales people exploit to maximum advantage. This is one of the main reasons why templates, process, and form libraries end up having so little value.”
-Brian Reale