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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 18

Proceedings of the 2019 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

Motivations for BPM Adoption: Initial Taxonomy based on Online Success Stories


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2019F229

Citation: Proceedings of the 2019 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 18, pages 659662 ()

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Abstract. The main aim of this research in progress is to develop an initial taxonomy of motivations underlying BPM (Business Process Management) adoption in organizations. This initial study is based on the analysis of 75 customer cases and success stories published on-line by BPM system vendors and BPM consulting companies. We used the mixed conceptual/empirical approach to taxonomy development basing the empirical analysis on descriptive data-coding canon. As the result of our research we present an initial taxonomy of the motivations for the adoption and use of BPM that consists of three dimensions: the organizational scope of a BPM initiative (enterprise-wide, process-focused or task oriented); presence (or not) of the information technology component; and, the importance of external versus internal drivers motivating a BPM initiative. Proposed initial taxonomy will be developed in further research and will serve to link the motivation to change with the expected benefits of BPM adoption.


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