Great Workflows Help Prevent ‘Shadow Processes’ in Business

So-called shadow processes are ways people accomplish tasks that circumvent standard operating procedures. Sometimes shadow processes emerge because there is no defined process for accomplishing something. Other times, shadow processes enter the picture when official processes are not well thought-out or are antiquated or needlessly bureaucratic. While some shadow processes are more detrimental than others, […]

How the IoT Will Help Improve Workflow Automation

Most of us have heard of the “internet of things,” or IoT. The high-level view is that the IoT is made up of billions of physical devices throughout the world that are connected to the internet and that collect and share data. Elements of the IoT range from coffee makers to airplane parts, and the […]