The Chaos of ECM – BPM Strategies

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Setting your ECM or BPM implementation strategy can appear to be pretty straightforward. After all, you either want to manage your content or manage your process. To achieve that, get some experts, get a good tool(s), and launch a project … read more

Change Management – a Must-Have for BPM

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Leaders who successfully transform businesses do eight things right (and they do them in the right order). John P. Kotter   “Ohh no, not change management – it’s something for the IT guys. It is not necessary when implementing Business Process Management. We’ll … read more

Myers-Briggs and BPM

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By Kevin Feldhus @ Perficient Inc. | May 28, 2012

Myers-Briggs personality tests – how does this apply to business processes? The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment is a questionnaire designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions. There are 16 possible combinations of characteristics … read more

Outsourcing Cartoon of the Week: Empowerment

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By Matthew Heffron @ Sourcing Sage | May 25, 2012

Every week a new outsourcing cartoon. This week: Empowerment. This one I owe to Kate Nasser’s excellent blog post about treating your service reps like ADULTS. It inspired some personal re-thinking around the measurement/empowerment balance and a bit of humor … read more

BPM follows ERP – are you serious…?

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What do you think is the best implementation order of BPM and ERP solutions? Should we implement BPM after a mature ERP implementation? Or should we do both in parallel? The abovementioned question was raised on LinkedIn – in a group called … read more

Building a Business Process Map Using BPM Tools and BPMN Notation (part 2)

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The first part of this blog discussed business process management tools and the BPMN notation, identifying particular strengths of these tools and notation. In this second part, we will describe an example project case on business process re-engineering, called the “Buldeza’s Project”. … read more

The 8 Phases of an Innovation Management Process

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The innovation management process has become an important part of the operations of many businesses, as the recognition of the importance of initiatives towards innovation has become much more common. That said, while many companies do attempt to have a … read more

BPM Predicts | The Verticals of Promise for the next 5 years

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By Nischala @ Wipro | May 21, 2012

I love predictions and I guess so do many of you! The beauty is that anyone can make a prediction – That’s the good part! And you can be all wrong – That’s the bad part! Nevertheless, based on my … read more

Outsourcing Cartoon of the Week: Tight Ship

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By Matthew Heffron @ Sourcing Sage | May 18, 2012

Every week a new outsourcing cartoon. This week: Tight Ship. This one was inspired by an overuse of cliche in a recent meeting and has nothing to do with anyone I currently work for or with. I think our ability … read more

Building a Business Process Map Using BPM Tools and BPMN Notation

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The first part of this article aims at discussing business process management tools and the BPMN notation, identifying particular strengths of these tools and notation, supported by an example project case on business process re-engineering in part two of this … read more