Archives for June 2018

June 2018

Dear BPTrends Member: This month the Update features many advice Columns and Articles on solutions to common problems encountered by BPM practitioners in their daily routines. We hope you’ll find some answers to your problems on these pages. Please let us know what you find helpful. Carolyn Potts Managing Editor www.bptrends.com Be sure to follow […]

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The Agile Practitioner: Agile Projects

Tom Bellinson states that “Agile project management is not an excuse to forego planning or architecture.” The fundamental flaw with the traditional approach to project management is that both the time permitted and the scope of work are fixed at the beginning. Read Tom’s Column to learn how an Agile approach can help overcome this problem.

Harmon on BPM: Elon Musk on Productivity

Simply stated, Tesla is having trouble reaching its goal of 6,000 units per week at its Fremont plant. When the Model 3 was first announced, Musk said that the Fremont plant would use radically improved technology to make its production the most efficient in the world. That’s quite a challenge. Read Paul’s analysis of where Tesla is now and what innovations they might come up with to achieve their production goals.

Modern Compliance Management in Times of Constant Change

Mark McGregor, Senior Vice President of Strategy at Signavio,states that compliance violations can quickly lead to penalties, reputational damage, or even public scandals, there is a lot at stake. An here he offers sound advice for avoiding the pitfalls that can lead to such violations.

Process Improvement: When Clients Act like Jerks

Alan Ramias takes on an issue that BPM practitioners frequently encounter–how to handle bad behaving .clients. After a long career as a performance consultant, Alan has collected a virtual anthology of how to handle misbehaving clients and bosses, and he shares them here.

Steps for Choosing the Right Business Process Management Software for Your Business

In this Article, Bhavesh Koladiya, a software analyst for SoftwareSuggest, provides eleven steps for selecting the most suitable software vendor for your organization.

Performance Architecture: Evaluation – Begin at the End

In this month’s Column, Roger Addison and Carol Haig offer what some might consider unusual advice for developing and implementing a project—start your evaluation at the end and work backwards. Don’t reject it until you’ve tried it.

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