BPM versus Situational Process Management

Learn more about BPM versus Situational Process Management.
If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.
-Henry Ford
In this period of profound change, many of the current orthodoxies about business opportunity, business models and the technology tools used to run enterprises are under significant stress.
Cognizant Center for the Future of Work
BPM versus Situational
BPM software is designed for flow-centric processes – there is a predefined sequence of activities that must be followed, and coordinating the flow of the activities is as automated as possible.
But there is a whole set of processes that are not easy to map, streamline, or automate
Situational Process Management (SPM) is focused on supporting business activities that are:
 
  1. People-intensive
  2. Highly variable
  3. Loosely structured
  4. Subject to frequent change