Operational Excellence

  • 7 Step Guide to Operational Excellence

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    Operational excellence is no longer the exception, it is the expectation of consumers. Learn how to meet and exceed these expectations with our practical 7 step guide. It provides clear, actionable steps and tips from process leaders on how to achieve operational excellence, independent of allegiances to any particular methodology.

  • Process Mining for Financial Institutions

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    In recent years, banks and financial institutions have undergone huge changes in the way they operate, facing pressure from new digital players, increasing customer expectations, and heavy regulation. Download this white paper for a specialized guide to how process mining can help banks and financial institutions respond to change, reduce risk, and prepare for future challenges.

  • Telecommunications Industry Facing a Disruptive Future

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    The current state of the telecommunications industry is defined by disruption. This white paper details how Signavio can help telecom operators meet today's challenges by improving efficiency and productivity while reducing the cost of doing business. Each section of this paper is supported by case studies with Signavio telecommunications customers, providing real-world examples of how Signavio has helped telecom operators thrive in a constantly-changing environment.

  • Driving Automotive Success

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    Connected-car services, autonomous vehicle capabilities, and new environmental regulations mean the automotive industry landscape is not just shifting, it’s transforming. The demand for innovative solutions in the automotive industry requires companies and suppliers to make an equally dramatic investment in transformative business technologies. This white paper investigates the current and future opportunities and challenges for the automotive industry, and how strong process management combined with a focus on operational excellence can accelerate effective business transformation.

  • Operational Resilience After a Crisis

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    In 2020, the world went through a once-in-a-generation transformative event, with massive implications for global businesses. This white paper offers a new approach to handling this and future challenges: operational resilience. Find out how an operational resilience approach can drive business transformation and a new way of working, and how Signavio can help.

  • Facilitating successful SAP implementation

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    During SAP implementation projects, communication between business domain experts and SAP ERP IT specialists often fails. That’s why requirements management is a key challenge. This white paper explains how Signavio for SAP Solution Manager bridges the communication gap between business domain experts and IT specialists.

  • Methodological approach with DMN

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    The creation of decision diagrams, which on the one hand describe all the necessary requirements and on the other hand offer an executable decision logic, opens up new possibilities for companies. Due to its proximity to the BPMN standard, DMN models can be easily integrated with existing BPMN process models. Download this free whitepaper now and learn more about the logic of operational decisions.

  • How Process Mining is Changing the CFO Role

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    As tech gets smarter and data gets bigger, the role of the CFO is changing. In this white paper, you will discover five areas which pose challenges and opportunities for CFOs across all industries: technology, people, the role of the CFO, compliance, and complexity. It also offers a guide to how process mining can help you respond to this transformation. Find out what the modern CFO needs to know!

  • Managing Successful Process Mining Initiatives

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    Process Mining is a powerful analysis tool, giving you the visibility, quantifiable numbers, and information you need to improve your business processes. Getting started with Process Mining doesn’t take long, and with the right people on board, and the right project approach, you will likely start to see positive results in around 2-6 weeks. Download this white paper for a step-by-step guide on how best to introduce Process Mining to your organization, today.

  • Modeling a Successful Future for British Insurance

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    This white paper discusses the latest changes to regulation coming from Solvency II, the challenges faced by today’s insurance industry and how Business Process Management can help address these.

  • Performance Tracking with BPM (APQC + Signavio)

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    This whitepaper describes the integration of APQC’s Process Classification Framework into the Signavio Process Manager, and how this can be a major lift to process efforts. Together, the two create an environment for performance tracking and benchmarking that fosters continuous improvement.

  • Democratizing Process Mining

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    Over recent years Process Mining has matured, and gained significant credibility in the business community. We are now at an inflection point for Process Mining, as organizations increasingly question the relevance of high-priced and limited-access On-Premises solutions. This Signavio short read addresses the central question of whether Process Mining will remain a technology for the few, or unleash the power of cloud native technology to achieve mass adoption.

  • Process Mapping Basics

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    This white paper helps you get started with process mapping, and teaches you how to introduce Business Process Management concepts to your organization and help people to think about their work from a process perspective.

  • The Critical Practices of BPM & BDM

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    This whitepaper describes the role of these two modeling practices within organizations, and why they are becoming increasingly vital and interconnected. You’ll also learn about some of the key functionalities necessary in any modern process & decision management solution.

  • Reducing the Quality/Efficiency Trade-off with Signavio BPM

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    This white paper discusses the classic trade-off described in Porter’s Generic Strategies, and how quality management methodologies have been used to address aspects of the trade-off over time (Six Sigma, TQM, Lean). It presents Business Process Management (BPM) as a holistic management discipline, capable of creating transparency and focus on how a business creates value through quality products and services. Intrigued? Download this resource to learn more.

  • Room With a (Process) View

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    Researched and written by academic staff from Belgium’s Hasselt University, in collaboration with Signavio, this full-length book uses clear operational examples from the hospitality industry, workflow diagrams, and self-paced learning exercises to help you optimize your business processes using business process model and notation (BPMN) and decision model and notation (DMN).

  • SAP® projects with Signavio and SAP® Solution Manager

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    Using Signavio and SAP® Solution Manager, enterprises receive the biggest outcome from SAP® projects. This whitepaper will inform about the advantages of the integration of both applications and how it simplifies the communication between business departments and IT.

  • Seamless integration between Signavio and LeanIX

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    Seamless integration between Signavio and LeanIX allows business and IT to each use the tools of their choice while maintaining a shared view of company processes. This ensures that stakeholders across an organization speak the same language and are able to collaborate more effectively. Download this white paper to learn about: Process management for strategic IT alignment; How BPM and EAM complement one another; Tying EA to business objectives with Signavio and LeanIX; A step-by-step breakdown of how the integration works.

  • Signavio Process Intelligence - Path to Success

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    Are you ready to let your data tell a story? Download this white paper to learn more about Signavio Process Intelligence, including what kind of benefits this Big Data Analytics solution provides your organization and the first steps to getting started.

  • The Benefits of BPM in Manufacturing and Industry 4.0

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    Download this white paper to learn how Signavio and Business Process Management benefits manufacturers by stabilizing organizations, empowering adaptability, and improving strategies, efficiency, and output. Also, find out how process management secures your Industry 4.0 future and launches organizations towards next-level connectivity and success.

  • The integration of EAM and BPA

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    The combination of business process management and enterprise architecture management enables you to close the gap between business and IT. In this white paper, you will learn how to manage this with Signavio and Atoll Technologies.

  • Signavio for the Insurance Sector

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    The insurance industry faces disruptive change. Demanding customers, new competitors, and a changing set of compliance criteria are transforming the entire environment. Download this white paper for a comprehensive guide to how the Signavio Business Transformation Suite drives intelligent transformation/automation at scale. Learn how the trusted Signavio insurance solution defuses the top challenges faced in the sector. With REAL customer quotes, exclusive research, and global statistical reports, Signavio is your assistant & guardian across the future of insurance and customer experience.

  • Thinking of... People-Centric Process Management?

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    This e-book ($27 value) from industry experts Mark McGregor and Ian Gotts is a different sort of read – instead of simply providing you with ideas and case studies, it also helps you ask the right questions. At the time of release, it quickly became a Top 10 Amazon best-seller in a number of business related categories and garnered rave reviews. Get it now for free, courtesy of Signavio!

  • An Introduction to Business Decision Management

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    This free White Paper “An Introduction to Business Decision Management” describes the basics of Business Decision Management and Decision Modeling and how it changes the old ways of process discovery in BPMN.

  • BPM and Simulation

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    Process simulation helps predict potential impacts of modifications on current operational processes and compare alternatives prior to implementation.  Download this free white paper to gain clarification of how to achieve reliable and meaningful results from simulation, along with how to unlock its great potential to predict impacts of changes on current operations, and receive guidance on the best path forward.

  • Synchronize Processes between Signavio Process Manager & SAP® Solution Manager

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    Implementation of SAP® is complex, increasing the importance of effective communication between business departments and IT. SAP® Solution Manager is the essential tool to implement and operate SAP® applications. Download this free white paper to learn more about the transfer of business process information between the Signavio Process Manager and SAP® Solution Manager in practice.

  • Process-Oriented Thinking

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    “Process-Oriented Thinking” addresses how to introduce process-oriented thinking to your organization with best practice communication methods, as well as how to work collaboratively to achieve success for your process management initiatives. With insights from Signavio’s experts about how to achieve corporate success through a ‘focus on process’, this is a fundamental white paper for organizations of all shapes and sizes.

  • Processes as a Means of Communication

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    Process management takes place over and beyond department boundaries and locations. Once the technical hurdles are overcome, it is in the interest of stakeholders to identify and integrate the various specifications required for the business processes.  Download this free white paper and gain an insight into the use of processes for internal communication from BPM and Quality Management expert, Valentin Jäger of Life Food GmbH / Taifun Tofu Products.

  • Quick Guide to Decision Modeling using DMN 1.0

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    This Quick Guide serves as an introduction to decision modeling in DMN for novice modelers. It focuses on frequently asked questions and offers a variety of
    practical recommendations so that you can immediately start using DMN 1.0.

  • Simplify Your Processes with Decision Management

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    This whitepaper provides insights on how to get the most out of your process models with Decision Management Notation (DMN) 1.0.

  • Why Collaboration is Key for Successful Business Transformation

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    Business transformation is best built on a solid foundation of viewing the business from the “outside-in” and the combination of a process-based view and enabling information technology is central to creating value. Collaboration is the glue that is needed for success with business transformation. The key point is this: successful business transformation accomplishes several objectives simultaneously.

  • Workflow automation modeling patterns

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    Workflow automation systems typically present business users with a Blank Page Problem: when they first use the software, process models are blank canvasses. When you don’t have experience with using Business Process Model & Notation to define models, its abstract symbols don’t help. What you need is a collection of familiar concepts expressed in BPMN notation so you can compose process models from larger chunks than individual BPMN symbols.

  • Workflow Management for Beginners

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    This white paper provides an introduction to workflow management in simple language with useful examples. Once you have a practical idea of what workflow management is, Signavio Workflow Accelerator can help you realize its benefits. This is a fundamental resource for anyone looking to unleash the power of process!