BPM Quotes of the Week - March 13, 2019

Alison DeNisco Rayome"Two-thirds of organizations often bypass IT when purchasing new technologies for digital transformation, according to the report."
-Alison DeNisco Rayome


"Boasting about being in a ‘digitally transformed’ company, at this point, is about as effective as boasting about having a telephone."
-Melanie Kanavakatini

From the BPM Forum

"At the core of digital transformation is not just digitizing the business but encapsulating the processes for digital interaction. And more importantly, digital transformation really should be laying in an agile framework of the business to change as business and markets change. BPM provides insights, provides frameworks, and provides the ability for the business to align on the business."
-Stuart Chandler

"The processes in the organization are the muscles to move it and to transform it. So, if you are really planning a Digital Transformation journey, and not just a digitization or robot-based automation of part of your business, you need to seriously look at your processes."
-Juan J Moreno

"BPM is a pre-requisite for any successful trasnformation effort."
-Caspar Jans

"People, process, information and technology used to transform and automate critical business processes results in digital transformation. This is not easy and must be managed in ways that focus the organization as a whole with clarity on why it is needed, how it will take place, who will be impacted, and what opportunities this will provide for the employee population. Digital Transformation is a cross functional team sport."
-Bob Larrivee

"The value of a digital transformation is delivered through new or transformed processes. According to an industry analyst study, only 1% of organizations have their processes enough under control to realize the full potential of digitalization."
-Mathias Kirchmer

"'Agile' is the new, sophisticated, denomination for 'chaos' (that's coming from an agile coach)."
-Bogdan Nafornita

"Alige is, primary, a work management practice (scheduling independent chunks of work from the backlog) but not a life cycle management practice (defining what work to be done). You need both."
-Dr. Alexander Samarin

"Agility is extremely important to companies both at the strategy building level and at the operations level. The BPM community wins hands down in the area of providing pervasive operations-level agility BUT there are methods / tools available to allow corporations to evolve and maintain strategic plans."
-Karl Walter Keirstead

"The simple answer is the 'agile' is more important the more variable, uncertain, complex and ambiguity the business environment gets... google for VUCA. In life it is not the strongest to survive but the most adaptable!"
-Kai Laamanen