Make complex processes simple …
Every business requires discipline. To accommodate this discipline in this business you need to understand the nature of the business, designing, planning workflows, implementing and creating required tasks in order to complete a process in a sequence in which one can consider as Business Process Management.
BPM is a systematic approach towards the fulfillment of the ultimate goal of the business. Nowadays companies are looking forward to automating the business processes in terms of reducing human error, time and cost. Further, Business Process Automation is a use of technology through which the repeatable, day to day process streamlines. Manual errors, time and efforts can be replaced with clarity and standard of operations.
BPA helps to increase efficiency, cost minimizes and smooth-running processes.
The main objective of BPA is not only to automate the workflows but to make simplify approach toward the business goals.
It expedites how work gets done by scattered information to the right person at the right time through user-defined rules and actions within the given time frame. BPA helps an organization to smoothen a variety of processes eg:
- Workflow Automation
- Vendor Management
- Purchase Order
- Cost Approvals
- Sales Management
- Shop floor process Tracking
- Product shipment
- Procure to Pay Process
BPA actually occurs at all the levels of organizations activities.
BPA is based on 3 fundamental concepts:
- Synthesis: 1st step towards automation is to identify the process needs to Automate. This could be a department with low productivity or a division that has a repetitive or time-consuming process. It builds a system to centralize management activities.
- Integration: Once you identify the area to automate, think about Automation Solution. Harmonize business workflows to capture within BPA. Ideally one should start with the 1 or 2 small processes to start with. Once the implementation and reports accordingly are successful and the company is satisfied with stability then move towards to automate next workflows
- Execution: Execute processes with no human errors. Keep checking on the results whether they are as per Standard Operating Processes.