Archives for January 2020

January 2020

Paul, Celia and I wish all our members and readers a very Happy New Year full of great happiness, prosperity and peace in this new decade. This month’s publication includes topics we hope will be of interest to you and your colleagues and that will support BPM activities within your organization. As always, please let […]

Digital Transformation: Economies of Learning

Enterprise economies and the nature of competition have changed over the last several years. In today’s business environment, leading companies are pursuing “economies of learning,”- the continual improvement, innovation and variation based on leveraging data and cognitive technologies to identify and fulfill changing needs for scale, scope, and engagement. So, what is the secret to turning data into value for the learning organization? Mike provides some viable answers to this question.

Super Users in Action: Training Process Maturity on an Individual Level

In 4 previous Articles, Laila Mara Pesoa, addressed the Super User’s role in the organization. In this Article she focuses on Training and why the training provided by a Super User is unique.

Harmon on BPM: Why Isn’t Process a First Class Concern to Business?

Paul recently came across several articles regarding changes being made to business school curricula to better prepare MBA students for today’s business environment. The articles addressed some specific changes to the programs but none of them talked about changing the fundamental content and none of them addressed the need for including BPM topics. In this column Paul asks Why Not?

Learning How to Successfully Manage Your Start-Up

Lewis Robinson, a business consultant specializing in social media marketing, CRM and sales, suggests that you should consider becoming a certified project manager to successfully manage your start-up and offers 5 reasons why.

Frameworks: How We Use Frameworks Matters

Effectiveness is a key measure of the impact and value of an organization’s process management team. Overall, organizations may be satisfied with their business process management (BPM) programs, however, given that continuous improvement is the name of the process management game, there is still plenty of room for growth. This leads to the question: What factors drive program effectiveness and what levers can teams pull for improvement? Read Holly’s Column for some insight into this question.

Human Processes: Capabilities

Most Enterprise Architecture methodologies include the modeling of Capabilities. However, Keith suggests, it is not always clear what a Capability is, how to use it, and how it relates to other model elements such as Business Processes and Value Streams. Keith offers a brief analysis of how to approach Capabilities, explaining their fundamental connection with Human Processes.

Share
Share