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7 BPM Best Practices You Can’t Ignore

Whether you’re managing them or not, every business has processes.

The problem is that if you’re not taking control over how you manage those processes, you won’t be able to spot the blockages in your pipelines.

The result? Extra costs, unexplained delays, and repeated errors.

If these issues sound familiar, it’s time to take control.

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6 Business Process Improvement Examples to Boost Efficiency

Most businesses could stand to improve their processes.

It’s not that businesses are purposely choosing to run ineffectively, they just don’t realize where they could boost efficiency.

For example, most organizations don’t realize that at least a third of activities for 60% of jobs could be automated. Just imagine what your company could achieve with all that extra time.

To understand where you could streamline operations, you need to dig into the different processes at play within your firm.

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How to Create an Automated Workflow Without Coding

Every organization has its own set of workflows for everyday tasks. These workflows used to rely on paper forms, ledgers, and inter-office memos.

Most teams have now “progressed” to using Excel and email. While it’s better than physical paper, email-based workflows are still manual and inefficient.

The good news is that modern, cloud-based software is putting the power of automated, digital workflows in the hands of non-technical business users.

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Workflow Management: What It Is and How to Do It

Businesses today have to do more than build great products. They have to refine their workflows and make their operations more efficient to stay competitive.

Much of what gets done in any organization depends on workflows — approving purchase orders, onboarding new hires, processing expense claims, and more. Effective workflow management improves overall productivity and boosts your bottom line.

But with dozens or even hundreds of workflows, how do you manage all of them? 

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The Step-By-Step Guide to Improving Workflow Efficiency

Workflows play a critical role for every organization. They ensure that processes like onboarding new employees and sending purchase orders follow the same steps every time.

Making a single change to a workflow–removing an unnecessary task, automating a step, digitizing a form–can have a meaningful positive impact on how (and how quickly) work gets done. 

But how exactly do you create more efficient workflows? And what tools are available that can help with this process?

In this article, we’ll explain what workflow efficiency is and how it’s measured. We’ll also look at how you can build more efficient workflows.

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6 Workflow Design Best Practices to Increase User Adoption

Assuming you’ve got the basics right, the single most important factor in determining the success of your workflow automation project is user adoption.

No matter how well-designed your workflow is and how quickly you deployed it, if your users find it difficult or unpleasant to use, you’ll end up with shelfware.

On the other hand, if delighting your end users is a project priority from day one, you’ll see rapid adoption, expansion, and measurable gains.

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How to Create a Process That Produces Consistent Results

Picture this. You’re famous for your pasta sauce, yet it’s become so popular that you simply can’t produce enough. So, you hire a team of chefs to help you scale production.

But every batch of sauce tastes different, even though everyone uses the same ingredients.

This is likely due to poor process planning. The ingredients list is only half the recipe — you need a solid step-by-step method to create consistent results.

The same goes for your business processes. 

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7 Process Improvement Steps to Streamline Your Business

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. The same goes for your business and the processes within it.

If one process within your business is lagging, it can have a knock-on effect all the way down the chain. 

Take onboarding, for example. 

If your delivery firm is slow to hire new drivers, you can end up with a pile of undelivered orders, battling with angry customers, and shelling out big bucks to store goods that you can’t get out fast enough.

It’s wise, then, to carefully comb through your business processes to work out where you can improve the flow of operations to boost your overall productivity.

To do this, you’ll need to know the steps to coordinate process improvement, without throwing everything off balance.

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The 6 Step Guide to Performing Business Process Analysis

Organizations of all sizes depend on processes to get work done. These can be as simple as following up with a lead or as complex as sending a purchase order.

Your organization likely already has processes in place for individual activities. But when was the last time you reviewed them? How often do you evaluate whether they’re allowing your employees to focus on important tasks or bogging them down with delays?

Inefficient business processes can lead to financial loss and missed deadlines. But identifying bottlenecks in a process and where it can be improved isn’t always easy.

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Improving Business Processes

Business processes play a vital role in any organization. Effective processes streamline individual activities and improve overall efficiency.

To become and remain successful, there needs to be a continuous focus on improving business processes to increase productivity and maintain a high standard of quality.

Making a process more efficient ultimately reduces your workload and streamlines the delivery of a product or service. But how exactly do you improve a business process and what are the steps involved?

In this article, we’ll cover the exact steps for improving business processes. We’ll also show you how to create automated workflows with frevvo’s business process automation software.

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