What is process mapping?

Process mapping software is a powerful business tool that makes it easy to view your organization’s processes step-by-step so you can better understand them and ensure continuous improvement, quality assurance, and risk management.

Creating a single, centralized process map lets employees gain greater visibility into their processes, proactively identify the tasks in need of optimization, and improve the way they work.

Understand and optimize your processes

Making processes visible, auditable, and easy to monitor provides real benefit for organizations of any size. Only when you can visualize the individual tasks that make up your business processes can you begin to reduce bottlenecks, streamline your operations, and optimize your resources.

Greater standardization and control

Process mapping takes scattered, ad hoc information about processes and puts it in one place for everyone to see. This improves visibility and compliance, decreases confusion, and keeps processes running smoothly.

Increased collaboration

Process mapping establishes a culture where everyone has a say in the processes that involve them. Constant feedback, suggestions, and star-ratings encourage employees to relay their thoughts on how to optimize their tasks.

Room for growth

Visually mapping your processes helps you fully understand how your organization operates and identify inefficiencies and opportunities for automation to reduce costs and boost productivity.

Your guide to successful business process management

1

Get leadership buy-in

Help convince decision-makers of the importance of process improvement by highlighting the negative effects of operational inefficiencies and presenting them with an easy-to-implement software solution.

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2

Drive engagement and create accountability

Collaboration is key to a successful process mapping effort. Workers from every line of business (LOB) should be involved in creating, maintaining, and optimizing their own processes. This allows everyone to feel a shared responsibility for the success of the organization.

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3

Standardize on a single source of truth

When processes are standardized, everyone knows the right way to complete a task. And when improvements are adopted, they can quickly be rolled out to all affected business groups.

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4

Create a culture of continuous improvement

Capturing and understanding your processes is just the beginning. Processes must evolve with the changing business landscape and grow as you scale. A dynamic, visual process mapping tool makes is easy to iterate on your processes and adapt to your changing needs.

Process Improvement Starts With Your People
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Put the Power of Process to work

Once you’ve mapped out your processes and identified opportunities for improvement, take the next step to digital transformation by rapidly automating tasks with the Nintex Process Platform.

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