Christine Dicken

Christine DickenChristine Dicken is a Practice Director for Business Performance at Logimethods. Christine has worked in the area of process performance since 2002 and is a Certified Business Management Professional (ABPMP), a Lean / Six Sigma Black Belt (Arizona State University), and a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Christine has been invited to speak at various Business Process Management and Lean conferences. In addition, she is an acknowledged contributor to the second version of Lean for Dummies.

Christine led the process work for a project that won the Edison Award, the electrical industry's highest award, in 2008. In January of 2009, her case study, which documented the role of business process management (BPM) in achieving operational excellence and supporting innovation in a utility's substation maintenance practices, was awarded "Best Overall Single BPM Application" by OMG and BPTrends. This journey was also documented in a case study written by Arizona State University for Ivey Press in 2010.

Christine is the principal inventor for the patent entitled Method, Program Code, and System for Business Process Analysis.

Christine can be reached at Christine.Dicken@Logimethods.com.


Business Process Architecture – One Company’s Journey in Adoption

Business Process Architecture – One Company’s Journey in Adoption In this engaging Article, Christine Dicken and Scott Archibald recount their experience as members of a Center for Process Excellence at Arizona Public Service. Charged with the responsibility to review best practices, they discovered that a Business Process Architecture (BPA) would be the best vehicle for […]

Business Change Through Process

Business Change Through Process While working through a recent consulting engagement, Christine Dicken and her colleagues came upon issues that create “pain points” in implementing business processes. Here she recounts that experience and discusses the four primary sources of pain that invariably arise during the implementation of a business process improvement project.

A Case Study for Process Roadmaps: The Gap between Process and End Users

A Case Study for Process Roadmaps: The Gap between Process and End Users Christine Dicken and Julius Spain examine the problems their organization encountered in implementing process initiatives, and describe the solution they developed to overcome the gap between the development of the processes, and implementation of the processes by end users.