Enterprise Content Management (ECM) projects are popular cost-savers but how do you ensure a successful project whether internal or external? Good tips from Gartner:
At a time when IT budgets are tight and few can afford to spend anything they don't have to, Gartner's research vice president Tony Bell is offering some interesting thoughts on best practices for reducing costs.
Enterprises will adopt Web 2.0 technoloies in coming years according to Forrester Research. This marks a trend already underway at many corporations.
The 5-year enterprise Web 2.0 forecast includes technologies such as social networking, RSS, blogs, wikis, mashups, podcasting, and widgets.
Business Process Management (BPM) seeks to optimize business processes and therefore it only makes sense that BPM should coexist in an environment adopting Lean Six Sigma (LSS). One leverages the other to merge business process and technology.
Lean Six Sigma (LSS) methodologies can be used as the weapon to solve problems BPM uncovers.
Considering that every filing cabinet costs $25,000 to create and maintain moving the American health care industry to an electronic document management environment can create significant cost reductions - not to mention valuable data for health care providers to use in administering care options.
"The Obama administration’s focus on digital patient records to minimize medical errors and improve efficiency has promise, but will face significant obstacles."
Interesting (foundational) white paper on what business processes should be automated via business process management by Michael Hammer and Thomas Davenport:
Great research report on business process management (BPM) from Forrester:
The current global economic crisis is putting increasing pressure on enterprise architects to find new — and more cost-effective — ways of meeting business needs. One software category in particular offers proven solutions to help increase operational efficiency while...
Good tips for selection a business process management vendor from CIO Midmarket:
Business process management (BPM) has seen increased interest during the past year as organizations look to automate and streamline business processes to wring out cost and become more efficient. So for those that are evaluating business process management solutions vendors and tools to map processes and integrate electronic workflows, we have compiled a list of questions to ask up front to ensure a good technology fit.
Very interesting survey by Gartner on expected business process management spend in 2010 - I've heard of many companies following the "do more with less" approach to technology during the current recession.
IT departments are expected to spend 10% more on business process management over the next 12 months, according to analyst Gartner.
Half of organisations surveyed in a poll of 500 business said they would spend 5% or more on BPM, while a third said they would spend more than 10%.