This quick guide provides a summary of what is a business process, the 6 stages to implementing improvements and a discussion of how software can play a part in the optimisation. This is intended for business owners, IT managers and those who are interested in how software Development Services can play a part in improving their business.
What are we defining as a business process?
Wikipedia defines a business process as:
‘A business process or business method is a collection of related, structured activities or tasks that in a specific sequence produces a service or product (serves a particular business goal) for a particular customer or customers.’
Summarising that in more natural language a business process is a logically linked series of tasks that when grouped together form a sequence – this sequence together completes an essential (hopefully) output/outcome for your business. Examples of business processes include:
Hire to Fire – Employee processes
Procure to Manufacture –continue reading →