Process Architecture is a commonly understood, shared view of all business processes that an organization performs to deliver a product or service to their customers.
Process Architecture is a commonly understood, shared view of all people, steps, components and processes that the organization performs to deliver a product or service to the customer. After all, if your ambition is to streamline your processes, the correct place to start is by mapping them out.
An organization’s ability to compete is rapidly converging with its ability to remain agile and adapt to change. And its ability to change is greatly served by becoming process-centric, and understanding the linkage between process, business objectives and customer value. This is the essence of Process Architecture.
The process architecture map is the blueprint. It offers a vocabulary (or notation) for executives to discuss and execute rapid change, eliminate waste and maximize operational efficiency. This is the realm of the Process Architect, who can choose to employ a number of shared frameworks and methodologies, such as BPMN, Lean and Six Sigma.