Time to simplify your business.

In our world of complex enterprise resource planning systems, the primary challenge we consistently face is not just in implementing technology, but in seamlessly integrating it with the myriad of business processes we oversee. How do we ensure that our ERP systems don’t merely exist alongside business functions but actively enhance and streamline them? The key lies in achieving a harmonious synergy between the technological backbone and the dynamic needs of each department. From managing supply chain intricacies to streamlining financial operations, our role demands a delicate balance between technical expertise and deep business acumen. Let’s delve into the core of ERP management and discuss strategies for aligning our systems with business goals, ensuring agility, and driving efficiency across all organizational levels. Join me in exploring these challenges and sharing insights on navigating the ever-evolving landscape of ERP management.

Two powerful tools in our arsenal for achieving this are process mining and process rationalization.

Process Mining

This technology helps us uncover, monitor, and improve real processes by extracting knowledge from the event logs readily available in our ERP systems. By using process mining, we can visualize actual process flows, identify bottlenecks, and detect deviations from the ideal process model. This visibility is key to understanding where our processes may be inefficient or misaligned with the ERP system. By analyzing patterns and trends within our data, process mining enables us to make data-driven decisions, enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of our processes.

Process Rationalization

On the other hand, Process Rationalization involves simplifying and standardizing business processes. It’s about critically examining each process, understanding its value, and determining whether it can be streamlined, automated, or even eliminated. This simplification reduces the complexity of managing our ERP systems, as fewer variations in processes lead to a more standardized and less complicated system landscape. Rationalization also ensures that our ERP system is not overburdened with redundant or unnecessary processes, which can hinder performance and user adoption.


The result? A more agile, efficient, and effective ERP system that is better aligned with our business objectives.

By combining Process Mining and Process Rationalization, we can achieve a more harmonious interaction between our ERP systems and business processes. Process Mining offers the insights and analytics needed to identify improvement opportunities, while Rationalization allows us to act on these insights by optimizing and streamlining processes.

The result? A more agile, efficient, and effective ERP system that is better aligned with our business objectives. This approach not only reduces the complexity of managing the ERP system but also enhances overall organizational performance.

In combination the two are very effective in increasing simplicity, reducing cost while improving user experience and customer loyalty and insights in your ERP landscape.

In a time where many organizations focus on cost reduction and improving bottom line results, we consider mining and rationalizing your processes should be considered a priority.

Want to learn more? Our team is happy to share our experiences and discuss the opportunity for your organization and how to realize the benefits of technologies like iGrafxQPR, and Apromore in combination with our team of experts in scientific based process rationalization.

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