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Six Sigma and BPM Alignment

Introduction: Quote – Redesign is for innovating a process, lean is to remove waste from the process and six sigma is a technique to eliminate defects in products and services. – “How Work Gets Done” by Artie Mahal Six Sigma is a standard that has been successfully used by multiple companies to improve the quality […]

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Myers-Briggs and BPM

Can the Myers-Briggs personality test be adapted to a business process? After all, a business process could have predictable or unpredictable outcomes. It could be outward facing to customers or inward facing to the organization. It could be very rigid or allow for multiple variations. Read more by clicking on the following link: http://www.bpmleader.com/2012/05/28/myers-briggs-and-bpm/  

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Root Cause Analysis and BPM

My idea of root cause analysis is that it attempts to define the core cause(s) of a problem. The problem could be of any category, including personal health, mechanical, or business problem.  There are too numerous categories to define for a business problem, but the general idea is if you treat the root cause, you […]

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Starting a BPM Project

Starting a BPM Project So how do you start a BPM project?  There are many possible ways, from jumping in and doing to detailed, well thought out planning.  So when I posed the question to a LinkedIn BPM group, “When starting a new BPM project, what are the 3 key things to help ensure success?” […]

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Impact 2012 BPM Annoucements and BPM Trends

In one of my older blog post (Trends in Business Process Management Initiatives), I had tried to gaze into the crystal ball of BPM and predicted some trends to look forward to, in future BPMS versions. At IBM Impact 2012…it was time to corroborate mine and BPM community expectations with IBM’s new BPM offering. Phil […]

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How do you measure risk?

The first thing you have to ask yourself is, “What truly is the risk I need to measure?”  The biggest risk to any IT project is how well you measure risk itself.  According to Doug Hubbard, a leader in this industry. “The biggest problems or those with the  highest risk are the ones that get […]

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Does Your Business Have It?

Here is a link to a BPM blog post regarding the mystical “it”, what is it and does your business have it? Obviously it has a BPM spin. Please click on the following link to read the entire blog – http://www.bpmleader.com/2012/05/01/does-your-business-have-it/

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If a tree falls… a Comparison to BPM

If a tree falls in the middle of the forest and no one is around, will it make a noise? Please click on the following link to read the entire blog post –  http://www.bpmleader.com/2012/04/19/bpm-comparison-if-tree-falls/

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BPM and its 3 Letter Cousins

Just as business organizations are being swept over by the grandiose of Business Process Management (BPM), its lesser or equal known cousins have tagged along to share the limelight. They make appearances in BPM discussions and ring a ‘whazzat!?’ in the minds behind the twitching eyebrow. Allow me to introduce the 3 letter cousins of […]

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