Is process governance important to BPM?

May 24, 2011

Yes. Governance relates to decisions that define expectations and verify performance. In most organizations governance is part of management or leadership processes. Governance communicates consistent management, cohesive policies, guidance, processes and decision-rights for application across the organization.

Business Process Management (BPM) is a strategy for agility, transparency and sustainability. BPM is a management approach focused on aligning IT and business processes with the strategic goals of the enterprise.

Governance facilitates the needed control of processes to insure effective management of organizational business processes – BPM. Because governance is control, it further facilitates quantity and quantitative measurements.

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