BPR: Evaluation of Existing Methodologies and Limitations

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© 2014 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-7 Number-4                          
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Hossain A. Alghamdi, Mohammed A. Alfarhan , Abdullah AL-Malaise AL-Ghamdi
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V7P154


      Hossain A. Alghamdi, Mohammed A. Alfarhan , Abdullah AL-Malaise AL-Ghamdi. Article: BPR: Evaluation of Existing Methodologies and Limitations. International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) 7(4):224-227, January 2014. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

      Many of known organizations had their business processes changed and reengineered in order to achieve their objectives, meet their customer’s expectations and attain competitive advantage. Thus, they were willing to adopt the concept of BPR at any cost no matter if they really need a radical change in their process. Unfortunately, it has been estimated that more than 70 % of BPR implementations have failed to achieve the expected result. Due to this risk, enterprises become more cautious to implement BPR projects in large scale. This paper discusses and the design of recent BPR methodologies identified in the literature, aiming to underline their limitations. It also presents the success and failure factors that affect BPR projects.

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Keywords-Business Process Reengineering (BPR), BPR evaluation & limitations, success and failure factors, Concept-Centric approach.