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The Impact of Dynamic Case Management on The Customer Experience

When knowledge workers have greater insight and are better equipped to address ad hoc work, the result is a better customer experience.   This simple but powerful key finding emerged from the recent survey conducted by Forrester Research across 130 business and technology leaders.   Yet, while organizations seek to provide their knowledge workers with ... Read More

BPM Plays Vital Part as Mobility Continues to Rise

Enterprise mobility solutions have the potential to change how people work, but only if organizations have refined their processes and procedures to support employees leveraging smartphones and tablets. Business process management (BPM) software empowers organizations to align their technological and business functions to maximize the revenue potential of their investments. When it comes to enterprise ... Read More

Creating a Seamless Customer Journey

Managing any organization is complex, both in the commercial and public sector; managing an organization requires the careful coordination of people, processes, and data.  Although, historically we may see the management of people, processes, and data as an internal issue, this work can quickly have an impact on your customers. In fact, the mismanagement of ... Read More

Process Automation About More Than Staff Reduction

Automation often gets touted as a way to reduce the number of staff members organizations need to maintain in order to support everyday operations. While there are certainly some settings where this may be true, business process automation in the modern enterprise is focused more on supporting knowledge workers than finding ways to replace them. ... Read More

Digitization Brings A New Way to Bank

Bankers are rethinking how they provide services to their customers. Digitization is ‘in,’ helping to create a new way to bank, and brick and mortar branches are under siege. Could this mean the demise of traditional branches and tellers?  Might we see relationship managers disappear, morphed to avatars, smart robots and, RPA-assisted processes? Is the ... Read More

Low-Code Allowing for Development Delegation

Low-code application development platforms are establishing new operational paradigms that alter the way IT departments operate. The ability to create proprietary apps or customize third-party solutions without having to write extensive code changes the development game, allowing IT teams to get a wide range of users involved in the process. According to a recent DevOps Digest ... Read More

Omni-Channel Strategies Require Collaboration

Want to learn more about successful omni-channel strategies?  Read on for a personal story that got me thinking about omni-channel. The phone rang in the middle of the night. It was my daughter, who was completing a semester abroad in London. “Ma, I’m short on cash, and I need extra this month….You know I’m booking ... Read More

The New Digital Impact on Customer Loyalty

In the past, winning over customers in the financial services industry was all about using technology to make tasks easier and more accessible for the consumer. Now, customer loyalty is increasingly determined by a financial institution’s ability to assist customers, rather than just the ability to help customers help themselves. This requires greater focus on ... Read More

The Future of Pharmaceutical IT Starts Today

The 14th Annual Pharmaceutical IT Congress promised an in-depth look into the future innovations of technology in the life sciences industry, and I have to say, London did not disappoint. On  September 28-29, I joined over 150 pharmaceutical information technology and business specialists as we dove into key topics that are currently top of mind ... Read More

Low-Code CX: Smoother Than a Fresh Jar of Skippy

Catchy musical hooks only need a few seconds to get stuck in your head. So let’s drop the beat on this Funtime Friday blog, with a low-code parody of Uptown Funk. A monster hit by Mark Ronson, featuring Bruno Mars. And one of the funkiest Billboard Hot 100 songs ever…. Ahem…testing, one two, one two…testing, one two, ... Read More