Signavio Process Manager Ease of Use/Adoption

What is your impression of the solution’s ease of use? How has it affected the adoption of the solution in your organization?

Head of Global Operation Excellence at a media company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The Signavio tool is very easy to use and it is one of the reasons why I like it. It is also one of the reasons that we have adopted it. It's easy for other people to learn in perhaps one or two hours.
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Business Process Consultant at Hirslanden AG
The interface is quite intuitive. I am modeling a lot of processes, so for me, it's quite easy. We don't use the entire BPMN 2.2 notation, but I think it's quite easy to understand. At the same time, we have noticed that it is not that easy for people who are not used to reading processes. I think that you have to have a certain amount of background knowledge before you begin. If you are modeling, for example, it is easy to use if you know how to model processes. They also give you a pre-selection of what you can use, which helps. My team of four people are the only ones who are modeling processes, so the intuitiveness in terms of being able to model does not help others. However, I think in general, when it comes to understanding our models, this solution empowers people in terms of understanding BPMN. They can use the collaboration hub and see the process, and then they use it in the project themselves. They see what is available and they understand the processes a little bit better.
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Operations Governance and Oversight at a consultancy with 501-1,000 employees
We had a solution before that was not as easy to use. A recent internal survey showed that people have found that Signavio is much more user friendly. One of our goals was to make sure that our own staff are able to learn a model as opposed to relying on external resources. Our staff were able to be trained on how to use this tool and the model they own for themselves. In terms of ease use it's very good.
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Group Accountant at HUGO BOSS
With respect to ease of use, I think that Signavio fits very well here. It matches the needs that we have. At first glance, process thinking doesn't seem like it is for everybody. You really have to get into it a little bit. Now, after using Signavio, I think it's very easy.
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Operations Change at Morgan Stanley
It is also easy to use. We were using Visio, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Paint until very recently to document our processes. Through this automation program I was leading, we were using another product, which has the word blue in it, which was a leg up from Visio, but still not quite what we were expecting. For us, it's really about the data-driven aspect so we are able to access the data and stitch different things together, especially when you're looking at things in hindsight.
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IT Consultant in House at Interseroh proserv gmbh
Signavio Process Manager is very easy to use, and its ease is one of the reasons that people are adopting it. Next week, I will be teaching some of my new colleagues how to write models using the process manager. Using this solution makes it very easy for new people to start writing their own models, and we already have lots of people using it internally.
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Manager of Process and IT at Phoenix emobility
Signavio is so easy to learn that you can start with easy steps, easy processes, and easy designing. During the exchange concerning the processes and how they should be combined, you learn about the modeling. You do not need much support from Signavio.
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Owner at BPM Stephan Muller
The ease of use is one of the most important points when it comes to Signavio Process Manager. The idea is to have BPM for everybody, but not everyone is ready to do the preparation that is required before starting off. With this solution, I have seen that during training sessions, people don't need very much instruction to learn to model or to understand the main features.
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Business Process Manager at Chal tec
Signavio's ease of use depends on whether you have experience with designing processes. You can define the attributes and what a person can do, which is easy. However, if you are fairly new and nothing has been defined then it may be a bit complicated because you can be overwhelmed by so many symbols and so many things that you can do.
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Manager at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
I would rate the ease of use for this solution at five stars. The level of acceptance for the design of new processes is completely different compared to other rivalry products such as BIC from GBTEC. The customers are more opened to actually work with the product and in the product landscape because it's so easy to use compared to other products, where changes and remarks are very intransparent. This is a big advantage to Signavio. We worked together with Signavio for a customer in Liechtenstein and six months ago they had nothing. That was a complete greenfield approach. I would say from March this year up to November they began with zero users, with no understanding of processes at all, right up to the C level where nobody even could explain what a correct and solid process is, to now it's a complete 180-degree change. They started from nothing and now everybody's using Signavio, communicating and collaborating and modeling their processes.
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Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers
It's quite difficult for clients to change from describing their process in variety to a process modeling tool. This tool helps convince them in the projects, by using BPMN modeling, which is a close step of automation. There's a code which can be machine-read and so used for further automation.
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Procurement Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
I would rate Signavio's ease of use as eight to nine out of ten. I am not a process management expert, but more of a business expert, yet I don't need much training to use it.
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Assistant Director at Ernst & Young
The solution's ease of use is very friendly so it has been adopted quite well. I thought a lot of people might complain that they need to do tutorials and things like that, but they didn't. The people I've spoken to or worked with almost picked it up immediately, without having to do too much coaching. That's a really good thing about the interface and the front end.
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Team Leader Business Process Management at Laepple AG
This solution is easy to use and that has helped with its adoption in the company. The Collaboration Hub makes it easy to read the processes. It's comfortable to include a lot of information about processes and tasks.
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IT Team Assistant for Integrity and Compliance at TUI Group
Signavio is very easy to use. I've seen some other products and the modeling in this solution is super fast. I like the QuickModel feature, where I can sit down with someone who isn't into process modeling at all. You can just type out the steps that there are, and then later clean it up into a proper process model. The adoption is good in our own team, although overall, it is not going as we'd like. There are other teams in our company that started using it, but usually, there are only one or two real modelers in each team. This is especially true because of the license, as not everyone is going to get a license for modeling. This means that you always have experts, so to say. Normally, the other users look at the Collaboration Hub and then use comments.
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Principal Business Process Architect at Met Office
There are some other solutions that you can do what you want but they are very complex and large that you don't know where to start and other ones such as, IBM Blueworks Live that is simple to use but it's limited in terms of the flexibility. We chose Signavio because it's in the middle and it's intuitive, where you can choose where you want things to be, which is good. It's a good balance. We are still on a journey with the adoption, but we have some users that we have trained to be modelers and they are happily using it. It depends on the millennials are going to be fine with it or not, and If they are older they will be reluctant and would want to use what they are familiar with. as an example, they might say, what's this, I want to use Visio.
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Process Manager at a wholesaler/distributor
Signavio Process Manager is very easy to use. We have worked with other products in the past, and based on that experience, people would say that they hated modeling processes. When we implemented this solution I was the educator responsible for presenting it to the company, and all of my teams were really happy. Now they like to model processes because it's so easy.
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Process Architecture Lead at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The product is very easy to use. First timers can jump right in.
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Process Manager at a energy/utilities company with 51-200 employees
The most valuable feature is the editor and its ease of use.
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Senior Compliance Manager and IT Systems at Tui
We haven't started the life cycle improvement because we are still working on the as-is process documentation. We use Signavio to create our processes for digitalization and software development, also, for the improvement of the software we have. We have both, software improvement and process improvement for our compliance platform for example.
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Process Manager at DKV Mobility Services
It is really easy to use and design models.
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Head of Business Analysis Design and Engineering at BBC
With respect to how easy Signavio is to use, that's an interesting one because different roles may look at processes in different ways and to some, the word-defined process is a complete turnoff. From the business analyst perspective, it is really easy to use. They're used to using Visio and modeling tools anyway. When it comes to the collaboration hub use, that took a bit of explaining to start. But again, it's a case of a picture paints a thousand words. Even a process diagram, as you're leading your collaborators through it, it's easier to understand.
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Lead Business Analyst at a media company with 10,001+ employees
The ease of use affected the adoption in our organization massively. If it had not been easy to use and people were struggling with it, then they just would not have used it.
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Quality Management at J Wagner
The most valuable feature is that the product makes it very easy to change something
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Sales Operations at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Once you are in Signavio and you understand the notational language, then it is quite easy to use.
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