Companies face daily
new opportunities and threats in our fast-changing digital world.
Organizations seek to integrate innovation into their business as well as
realize the full potential of digital technologies and the power of the
internet. The Discipline of Business Process Management (BPM) addresses
this need. Correctly set up, it establishes an agile and focused innovation
capability in an organization. The BPM-Discipline produces innovation in
the form of new impactful processes and organizes the way research and
development (R&D) organizations move ideas into marketable innovations.
illustrates the impact of process management on innovation through industry
examples, including a biologics company that established a process
management discipline and applied it to the R&D process and other high
impact areas. This resulted in process innovation as well as a new
Expect to come away
with a greater understanding of:
can business process management enable innovation?
can this work in practice?
do you sustain process-led innovation?
and Co-CEO, BPM-D
Program for Organizational Dynamics, University of Pennsylvania
About the Speaker:
Dr. Kirchmer is an experienced practitioner
and thought leader in the field of Business Process Management (BPM) and
Digital Transformation. He co-founded BPM-D, a consulting company focusing
on digital process transformation, operational excellence and customer
experience by leveraging the discipline of BPM. Before he was Managing
Director and Global Lead of BPM at Accenture, and CEO of the Americas and
Japan of IDS Scheer, known for its ARIS Process Software. Dr. Kirchmer has
led numerous transformation and process improvement initiatives and has
worked with hundreds of clients in technology, financial, health, consumer
goods and manufacturing industries. He has published 11 books and over 150
articles. Dr. Kirchmer is affiliated faculty at the University of
Pennsylvania and Widener University. He received a research and teaching
fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.