BPM Quotes of the Week - October 17, 2016

"The ability to create proprietary apps or customize third-party solutions without having to write extensive code changes the development game, allowing IT teams to get a wide range of users involved in the process."
-Megan Potrzeba

"A CMMN model specifies the frame in which a case is handled. It expresses design time considerations, such as hard restrictions when an activity can be performed or not."
-Thorben Lindhauer

From the BPM Forum

"At the moment RPA applications and BPM tools are complementary technologies. The RPA is used to deliver the rapid optimization of desktop based business process activities while BPM and Case are used to deliver the end to end optimization of key business processes."
-Peter Whibley

"We dream of end-to-end processes, but despair at the technical interface challenges. RPA is one point of leverage or intersection with all of the above topics."
-John Morris

"Of course human task automation is just a small (and ugly) part of BPM and I find this market's potential to be limited. After all, when everyone will have implemented these tools, what else?"
-Bogdan Nafornita

"RPA is an automation tool that can play a role in a larger automation / improvement strategy, where BPM may also play a role."
-Neil Ward-Dutton

"Ultimately, the endgame here is that people will do BPM without knowing they are doing BPM - or even caring about what BPM means."
-Amit Kothari

"Stop thinking about a business process as something that transforms inputs into outputs. Instead, think of it as a collaboration with many people doing many independent things that need to be coordinated."
-Keith Swenson

What are the ‘easy buttons’ in BPM? "In the cubicles on the floors with the people doing it. Get them in a room empowered to speak to functionality by leadership and they know all the problems and bugs, all the quick hits and easy button wins."
-Patrick Lujan

"BPM is actually the 'Easy Button' for solving your current and future business problems. Is it easy? Technically yes, socially - all depends."
-Dr. Alexander Samarin