What is BPMS?
BPMS stands for ‘Business Process Management Suite’ and is, by all concepts, the already consolidated and unstoppable trend that is changing forever the way to manage the operations of enterprises and organizations in the world, making them much more flexible, much more automated and much more powerful.
BPMS can be defined as:
“A new category of enterprise software that enables companies to model, deploy and manage sets of inter-related activities - that is to say, Processes- of any kind, either within departments or permeating the whole enterprise with extensions to include the participation of customers, suppliers and other agents as performers of process tasks”.
With a top-graded BPMS tool like AuraPortal, the company can automate in a very easy way any process including those of Human Resources, Quality Control, Purchase and Procurement, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Supply Chain Management, Risk Management, Sales, Invoicing and any kind of company-specific processes.
Competitive and Economical Advantages
The huge competitive advantage that working with BPMS signifies is such that a rapidly increasing number of enterprises and organizations are adopting BPMS tools in order not to lose their competitiveness in front of other companies that are already working with it. This is due to the fact that, aside from the superior potency and operational flexibility contributed by BPMS, the enterprise overall cost are reduced in the range of 20% to 50% and the Return Of Investment (ROI) may reach a value as high as 400%.
Although the processes deployed in BPMS may work in comfortable integration with existing enterprise software like ERP and CRM, it is likely that companies will gradually model, using the BPMS, the activities of their ERP and CRM, in order to substitute those applications by the modeled processes, obtaining better automation, flexibility, solidity and power, aside from a global unification of the enterprise operations.
Three Steps in BPMS
The procedure to work with processes is accomplished thru three fundamental steps:
- Draw a process model diagram.
- Define values of parameters like the names or roles of task performers, etc.
- Put the process into execution immediately without waiting for any programming addition (assuming you are working with AuraPortal).
A REVOLUTION !
It is foreseeable that in the mid-term ALL modern enterprises and organizations of any size in the world will have and use BPMS for managing the majority of their activities.
According to practically all analysts, the emergence of BPMS is perhaps the most revolutionary trend experienced by the enterprise management software, comparable, within its domain, to that of the Internet appearance.