Process Orchestration, Automation Challenges Persist Despite Adoption

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Organizations continue to face challenges with digital transformation, with more than three in five decision-makers describing digital transformation as being difficult to achieve, with integration issues being a top roadblock.

These were the results of a Camunda survey of 755 global IT decision-makers, which found as organizations look to automate more tasks, multiple factors have made it more difficult to achieve true end-to-end process automation.

The top reasons for process automation complexity include the need to span multiple systems, challenges in dealing with human logic, and the difficulty connecting to legacy systems.

Four in five IT decision-makers/business leaders (79%) say the time it takes to design and agree upon process changes is a bottleneck at their organization, while almost three-quarters (73%) say much of their process design is locked behind proprietary languages and/or tooling.

Orchestration brings together both automated and manual processes within an organization, connecting the automated and human tasks together, tracking progress across the process instance, keeping the tempo, and enabling open communication between the players.

While automation sets processes in motion, process orchestration is the strategy that coordinates its actions.

Related: IT Automation vs. Orchestration: What’s the Difference?

Without orchestration, it is vastly more difficult to automate

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