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Business Process Management (BPM) allows organizations to streamline complex processes. Through a combination of analyzing, modeling, automating, measuring, and optimizing, enterprises and institutions can dramatically improve business processes. See below for the latest BPM news, trends, and solutions.

Decentralized knowledge management

Decentralization, though a boon to technology vendors, poses a unique set of challenges and risks for information and knowledge managers to grapple with.

Thinking beyond the status quo

The technologies exist today to achieve almost any corporate or departmental goal. What is lacking is the nerve to think big and think beyond the status quo—to break barriers, to collaborate, and to share.

The right time for knowledge management

A new generation is coming in—one that sees order in the chaos, spots previously invisible patterns, and not only embraces technology but grew up with it.

Enterprise of the future update: More disruption ahead

The concept of a phyle has experienced a resurgence, driven in part by the frustration people are feeling about being forced into making binary choices regarding the groups with which they want to be identified: public versus private, capitalist versus socialist, and liberal versus conservative.

Deep project management

Given the increased negative media exposure that comes from project failure, organizations need more tightly integrated, intelligent project management systems, in addition to people who have the requisite skills. This need will grow as systems continue to become more complex and timelines more tightly compressed.

How robotic is your process ?

To break out of the structured process world, RPA will need to address the full range of cognitive computing capabilities.

Flipping data science

No matter how much "intelligence" is programmed into a computer, it will very likely never understand the results it produces. Doing so takes human cognition, intuition, judgment, and other ways we humans make sense out of data.

Critical capacities for navigating in turbulent times

To navigate better in severe turbulence, three critical capacities are needed: foresight, agility and resilience. Those capacities have always been fundamental to sustaining high performance in knowledge-based organizations. But during times of turbulence, they need to be operating at peak levels.