Business Process Analysis, Modelling,
Management and Process Improvement
So what is all this BPM about?
Most businesses today believe that they should invest in *BPM*,
but many do not know where to start or who to talk to!
Lanyon BPM Consulting have many years experience working in a
variety of environments assisting companies with their business process journey.
Where do you start with BPM?
There are a multitude of BPA and BPM software tools and
methodologies in today's marketplace, vendors will all tell you that their product and their methodology is
the best for you, so how do you know who to choose?
Answer - Ask Lanyon BPM!
Lanyon BPM Consulting is totally independent and can advise on
software selection based on each company’s needs, technology base and budget.
Do I need to automate
Answer - Possibly, although sometimes just by modelling your
business processes you can see potential for improvement.
If your manually controlled business process is poor then
automating it will just mean that you now have an automated poor process!
Typical Process Analysis and Improvement
Most professional process analysts will utilise a simple but
effective reengineering cycle, the secret is to review the design or software development with the customer
at regular intervals. Agile methods generally promote a disciplined project management process that
encourages frequent inspection and adaptation.
BPA Many start with
Process Analysis or Process Modelling, clearly by documenting your process in this way you can make a start
in understanding and then agreeing change.
LEAN™ Process techniques can be helpful to
remove waste from your processes, but beware just because an activity has low value doesn’t mean you can
ditch it every time.
Six Sigma is a business management
strategy originally developed by Motorola, USA in 1981. As of 2010, it enjoys widespread application in many
sectors of industry, although its application is not without controversy.
BPM Tools and
software suites, there are numerous analysis and control software suites available in today's marketplace,
this link will list some of the ones listed by Gartner, do
please note that Lanyon BPM Consulting do not endorse any products we are totally software
Lanyon BPM Consulting have experience of BPM project management on
development projects utilising Waterfall (typically Prince II) and Agile techniques, covering a
variety of the top BPM Software tools.