BPM Design: Are You Working Smart Enough?


Does your organization want to increase efficiency and productivity? Do your teams want to break down the data silos that are preventing them from collaborating effectively?

A logical place to begin is by taking a long, hard look at your business processes. These processes are at the core of your business operations. Improving the way your processes are designed and run can help you to optimize resources and boost performance. 

What is BPM?

BPM – which stands for business process management – focuses on transforming the way you work as a team, department or enterprise. 

BPM design is about creating better processes, where every step adds value. And every person knows what needs to be done, by when. In order to achieve lasting and successful BPM design, manual work needs to be digitized. And then you need to choose the right software to build apps, forms, workflows and reports that power these processes and keep them running as smoothly as they possibly can. 

BPM software should allow you to design core processes that:

  • Streamline operations
  • Power innovation
  • Allow you to be more flexible and adapt quickly to changing business conditions
  • Give you a competitive advantage so your company can withstand market disruption

How can K2 help?

In an effort to digitally transform their BPM platforms, many businesses are turning to low-code business process applications. 

K2 offers a low-code BPM design environment that is ideal for both developers and non-technical users. This means that even end users in the business units can be swiftly trained to design their own BPM solutions. There is very little coding required. Why? Because digital solutions are designed visually using drag and drop BPM design tools. 

This intuitive, modular approach to developing apps, forms and workflow solutions enabled everyone in the organization to get involved in business optimization. It also means that all the digital assets you need can be developed and deployed as swiftly as you need them. This helps to speed up digital transformation and also reduces your dependence on the IT team. 

Ultimately, the people who use the apps every day are the people who design them. The result? You boost the usability and success of the end product. 

Why go low-code?

Low-code BPM app development, powered by K2, has emerged as a faster and more cost-effective way to achieve process excellence. With K2, you can easily integrate your apps, forms and workflows with existing systems. There's no need to rip out the legacy systems that so many people across your enterprise rely on.  

This means that your people can continue to work with systems they’re familiar with. There is minimal business disruption, yet you get to continually innovate and improve on your processes. 

It also allows you to continue gaining optimum value from your existing software investments. Whether you’re using Office 365, Salesforce, Oracle, SAP or SharePoint, you can continue to work with these systems while improving your processes with K2. 

With K2’s unique and patented integration technology, you can easily connect your systems in order to surface line of business data in your day-to-day workflows and apps. And you can achieve this without having to write lines and lines of code. 

Why choose K2?

With this enterprise solution, you can quickly automate departmental processes. And you can transform your organization-wide, mission-critical processes. This allows you to achieve process excellence on every level. This keeps your entire business agile, relevant and future-proof. 

With K2, you can:

  • Pull in data from line of business systems 
  • Use visual tools to design your solutions
  • Build an app once and re-use it 
  • Work on the go
  • Reduce your reliance on IT
  • Maintain the same security strategy

But with so many low-code BPM solutions available, how can you make sure you select the one that meets all your needs?

Our interactive RFI/FAQ can help

This guide will help you compare low-code BPM platforms for design, flexibility and agility by evaluating eight key areas of automation success. 

These areas include:

  • Workflow tools and features
  • Forms
  • Mobile capabilities
  • Data security and integration
  • Management
  • Reporting, analytics and monitoring
  • Maintenance, support and help documentation
  • User and run-time experience

Use this interactive resource to help you answer your most pressing questions and determine the right BPM solution for your organization.

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