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Offer Customer self-service

Offer customers the possibility to serve themselves

Frank, L., Poll, R., Röglinger, M., & Lea, R. (2020). Design heuristics for customer-centric business processes. Business Process Management Journal, 26(6)

Description

Companies should offer customers the possibility to perform tasks included in business processes that have previously been performed by employees. When implementing this heuristic, companies should consider whether customers can choose between self-service and the traditional process. Companies must also consider that not all tasks included in business processes can be performed by customers.

Performance considerations

Empowered interaction capability, concerted interaction capability.

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