Alignment of BPR and IT Solution Approach

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Alignment of BPR and IT Solution Approach
funke tijani, Student (University), United Kingdom, Member
I am conducting research as part of a Masters degree on the combination of business process change methodologies i.e. radical and continuous improvement and IT solution approach such as Commerical Of the Shelf (COTS, package software), Business Process Management Systems (BPMS) / workflow management systems and custom-build used in organisations.
From literature there is evidence that some combinations may not be well suited which may lead to lack of alignment between business service and IT. Also discovered through literature is that there might be factors that influence the use of such combinations e.g. cost, time, standardisation, core processes etc.
For example, the use of BPR and custom development may give a very good alignment because processes with problems are identified, re-engineered and a system custom built to support it. But the cost and time involved in such a project may deter some organisations from going for such option.
The combinations I am looking at...Sign up

Business Process Reengineering does not always Require Software
Darron Passlow, Business Consultant, Australia, Member
Business is a process involving humans. BPR is also a process involving humans and humans reactions.
Why do we need a software package to help ha...Sign up

Need to Consider the Applicability Of COTS and the Divisions on Applications they Introduce
Adonis, Business Consultant, France, Member
Various tools which enter in the BPM domain may be divided in engineering tools and/or execution tools.
Executing business process softwar...Sign up

Business Process Reenginering Does not Always Require Software
funke tijani, Student (University), United Kingdom, Member
@Darron Passlow: thank you for your contribution. Unfortunately or shall I say fortunately, BPR does requires IT ! <...Sign up

Business Process Reengineering
CK Park, Business Consultant, United States, Member
@funke tijani: funke, I am actually OCM practitional and familiar with Champy, Hammer, Demming etc. I would think bo...Sign up

BPR and IT Systems - COTS or Otherwise
Debashish Bhattacharyya, ICT Consultant, India, Member
The primary requirement is the process; and the software follows process. If the processes are not aligned to the business objectives, the application...Sign up

Business Process Engineering
Darron Passlow, Business Consultant, Australia, Member
All, the big challenge in BPR is understanding what you are trying to achieve (the goals).
Then deciding on the best process that will fit the "c...Sign up

Business Process Reengineering and COTS - Which One First?
Debashish Bhattacharyya, ICT Consultant, India, Member
For any implementation - BPR / ERP / any enterprise application, understanding the objective is the key - always.
The rationale for BPR before CO...Sign up

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