BPM News & Insights

The Torque Management blog, featuring up to date news and insights from the world of Business Process Management (BPM) and related industries.


What Smart Organisations Can Learn from Smart Cities

By Torque Management Monday, 16th May 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Business Process Management, IT Projects, Big Data, Low Code, Digitization, Digitalization.
We love to measure things, you might have gathered this from our recent blog posts on what to measure, and how to make those measures count. Hopefully the biggest learning you’ll have taken from these is that we need to make our data useful. Today, we're taking a look at what organisations can learn from some great smart city initiatives.

IT's Important Role in the First 100 Days of Mergers & Acquisitions

By Torque Management Tuesday, 6th October 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: BPM, Business Process Management, IT Projects, IT.
M&A activity has been increasing in recent years, reaching a mid-year high in 2014 that hadn't been seen since 2007. In any industry, mergers bring a lot of change - change that creates a new sense of excitement, enthusiasm and improvement, change that is clearly visible and planned for, and changes, challenges and issues that are unexpected, emerge gradually, or even appear somewhere much further down the line but are apparent to have occurred as a result of the M&A process. Or perhaps lack of process!

BPM News: New BPM Approaches for the Challenges of M&As in Life Sciences

New BPM Approaches for the Challenges of Mergers and Acquisitions in Life Sciences Five Major Drivers for BPM exist – Compliance; Outsourcing, ITIL and Security; Process Framework/Performance/Standards; Technology Modernisation and Mergers, Acquisitions and Consolidations. In recent years Life Sciences organisations have had to learn to survive and grow through numerous mergers and acquisitions – sometimes even within quick succession of each other. 

BPM News: From Paper to Web to Robots

By Torque Management Tuesday, 28th April 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: BPM, Business Process Management, SOPs, IT Projects, TPSoP®, IT, Operations, BPMS, Process-Improvement.
Computer World UK last week reported IKEA's great success in moving from to a web-based Business Process Management System (BPMS). The move has enabled the company to create internal business cases in less than half the time it previously took them and honestly, we're not surprised considering the array of issues with text or paper based standard operating procedures. (SOPs). Ikea noted that where a business case used to take approximately 24 days to create, it's now done in an average of nine days. That's a whopping difference and a valuable insight to many companies considering a move from paper to digital for processes.

Cost Saving for ERP Projects in 2015

Decreasing Cost and Increasing Benefits for Your ERP Investment According to ZDNet and Panorama Consulting Solutions, who conduct annual surveys of ERP buyers, 2014 was the year where smaller ERP projects actually had more delays than larger projects. Looking back to the previous year, 2013 saw more and smaller projects than previous years and cost overruns remaining constant at 53-56 per cent between 2011 and 2013. However, the most concerning element of the report was that an increasing number of respondents reported reduced levels of benefit from their ERP investment. Even a 'smaller' ERP project is an huge undertaking in time, effort and adapting to change.

Announcing: Your Free BPM Maturity Assessment Tool

Take the Quiz > From inside an organisation, it can be hard to see the wood from the trees. You probably have a 'sense' of whether business processes are well defined or not but it may not be quite as bad as you think. On the other hand, it could be a lot worse.

Torque Management Appointment as Tibco Nimbus® Reseller

By Torque Management Monday, 14th April 2014 | 0 comments
Filed under: BPM, Business Process Management, Torque Management, SOPs, IT Projects, ERP Projects, Rapid System, TPSoP®.
Torque Management Appointment as Tibco Nimbus® Reseller Business Process Management (BPM) Consultancy, Torque Management, is pleased to announce its appointment as a value-added reseller of the Tibco Nimbus® product (www.tibco.com). Under this agreement Torque Management will sell Tibco Nimbus software and deliver first-level support and ancillary services for the software.

Case Study: Harmonisation of Processes & ERP System Development

By Torque Management Wednesday, 12th February 2014 | 0 comments
Filed under: Business Development, BPM, Process Thinking, Business Process Management, IT Projects, ERP Projects, Rapid System.
A Case Study: Harmonisation of Business Processes & Development of an ERP System for One of the World's Leading Building Materials Firms Using Rapid System™Last week we shared an infographic, detailing the phases of Rapid System™ and how it saves time and brings better results for IT and ERP projects. Here, we offer a more in-depth look at how this works in real life. Click here if you would like to download a more detailed case study.

A Business-Process Methodology for IT and ERP Projects

By Torque Management Thursday, 6th February 2014 | 0 comments
Filed under: Business Development, BPM, Process Thinking, Business Process Management, IT Projects, ERP Projects, Rapid System.
Is there a faster way to carry out IT and ERP projects? Introducing a new IT or ERP system is a huge undertaking for organisations but a decision which, once in place, will offer numerous rewards. The problems most organisations face is not with the systems or software themselves, but with the implementation of them.

BPM FAQs: What is Rapid System™?

By Torque Management Tuesday, 1st October 2013 | 0 comments
Filed under: BPM, Business Process Management, IT Projects, Management.
What is Rapid System™? Torque Rapid System™ is a process-led methodology that accelerates the delivery of IT systems projects. Large IT and ERP Projects are expensive, risky, take a considerable amount of time and many even fail to deliver, under-deliver or overrun. Rapid System™ enables us to turn a 3-4 year project, into an 18 month project with higher rates of user adoption and costs reduced by 35-40%.