Workflow simulation is self-descriptive: it is the simulation of the steps of a work process from end to end. Users of simulation in business report high relevance of this approach for analyzing workflows. Meanwhile experts highlight that it is mostly focused on initial design of a workflow and less suitable for operational decision making and continuous workflow improvement. Here we describe benefits of a workflow simulation software for reliable support of operational decision in the context of workflow management. It can be particularly valuable when you have a workflow that you want to change, but you want to test out changes before putting them into everyday practice. Of course, the more accurately a workflow simulation mirrors the actual process it simulates, the more valuable it can be.(more…)
Every business needs an automated software to handle daily repeated tasks, whether small scale or large scale. Process automation or automation system is used to automatically control a process such as chemical, oil refineries, manufacturing, and other industries.
Over the course of net surfing for software solutions pertaining to IT management services, you are sure to come across a number of terms like ITSM or ESM more than once or twice. IT being the diverse field that it is, is full of acronyms that if unfamiliar with can be quite confusing.
Workflows may be a simple sequence of work activities, or a complicated collection of processes that take place in parallel. During the past few years, it got evident for executives that workflow automation is vital for competitive business and the BPTrends Report confirms this fact. Year after year businesses report that when a company’s methodology features workflow management system capability, the results in terms of overall effectivity and cost saving can be from tangible to impressive. Not surprising that companies report their intention to increase spendings on business process management and workflow automation:
When building software, there are factors that developers consider such as design, functionality and integrating other features that will essentially present it to its users with a refreshing look. That is one of the reasons why building software needs good development models from the design, which people will attest in the appraisal or criticize with feedbacks. That is where Rapid Development comes into play. There are two of the best and most popular Rapid Development, the Agile and the RAD. We shall be discussing briefly what this rapid development means in essence.
The term ‘workflow’ is one often disregarded and not emphasized on as much as it should be. At the heart of any proper and successful business or organization, however, this is a very necessary tool needed to keep things going as they should as well as help maintain the health and working of the firm.(more…)
Denis Kotov, ABPMP – Russian Chapter member, acknowledged BPM expert
After you wrapped your mind around definition of business process and benefits of process automation, it is time to select the right process to jump start your automation. We know the best 5 ways to do this and have 6 general recommendations. Read ahead to learn what is the difference of each way and understand which one is likely to be the solution to your particular challenge.(more…)
Document workflow is an issue in almost every industry, from healthcare to extractive metallurgy to retail apparel. A document management workflow may be used in the production of annual reports, in the approval of travel expenses, and countless other business activities. Document workflow software can be used to create a document management system (DMS) that can track, manage and store documents efficiently while drastically reducing the use of paper.(more…)