Navigating digital transformation: perspectives on evaluating business process management maturity

Piotr Sliż, Marek Szelągowski


The results published in the literature on the maturity of BPM in organisations, taking into account both the degree of implementation of process management and process orientation, indicate that the majority of the organisations surveyed in Poland exhibit a low level of maturity. Despite the increasing number of studies attempting to assess organisational process maturity, it is important to highlight the discourse in foreign subject literature regarding a critical perspective on maturity models. This primarily concerns the utilitarian aspect, which is identified as the limited practical value of applying maturity models. The main objective of this article is to evaluate the current state of knowledge on business process management (BPM) maturity in Polish and foreign subject literature, and to outline directions for further research on process maturity, with a special focus on new requirements and opportunities arising from Industry 4.0 and the emerging Industry 5.0. In order to achieve this objective, research methods such as bibliometric analysis and systematic literature review were applied. The outcome of this study includes the identification of limitations related to both the methods and models for assessing business process management maturity, as well as the presentation of recommendations for future research directions on process maturity.

Keywords: Business Process Management, BPM, BPM maturity, BPM MM, maturity model


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Sliż, P. i Szelągowski, M. (2023). Kierunki badań nad oceną dojrzałości zarządzania procesami biznesowymi w Przemyśle 4.0/5.0. e-mentor, 5(102), 5-14.