Quick tip: BPM governance guidelines

Following are some expert tips for establishing and maintaining a BPM governance program:

-- Seek to establish a governance structure that meshes with the organization's culture.

-- Create and maintain a best-practices manual.

-- Develop a method for selecting BPM projects based on greatest benefit to the company.

-- Provide BPM teams with clear responsibility and sufficient power to exercise and enforce governance.

-- Implement monitoring and testing to determine whether BPM initiatives are producing successful and sustainable results.

-- Offer incentives for design and implementation teams to help ensure that BPM initiatives fully transition into operational use.

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