How to Map a Process Using Free Tools

Processes (or procedures) are a series of steps taken to accomplish a specific end. They can be standalone, interconnected or be part of something bigger (e.g., governance). They can be Business Processes, Information Technology (IT) processes, Systems Processes and Business Processes within IT. In organizations, there are many processes that happen sequentially and/or in parallel with other … Continue reading How to Map a Process Using Free Tools

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75 Questionable Thoughts About Organizational Transformation

Questionable Thoughts

Strategies People Only executives can transform organizations Internal expertise have no/minimum value Everyone will be eager to contribute Processes Internal business processes and Information Technology (IT) processes don’t matter Interfacing processes with partners and vendors don’t matter All processes and standard operating procedures (SOPs) have been documented and followed without deviation Products Our products can’t … Continue reading 75 Questionable Thoughts About Organizational Transformation

SPICE for Business Transformation

Imagine an organization where people, business processes, products, services and technologies are in sync. Where an organization performs at its most optimal levels and miraculously everyone is happy and contributing for the wellbeing of the organization. No, I am not talking about a fictional scenario in a far off land. I am talking about an … Continue reading SPICE for Business Transformation

5 Questions to Ask About Your New Year Reboot

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For some organizations, December/January is that time of the year where organizations reflect on what happened during the prior year and what goals need to be accomplished for the current year. This reflection revolves around the organization’s people, processes and technologies. It also involves creating strategies, understanding the effects of internal and external politics, competing … Continue reading 5 Questions to Ask About Your New Year Reboot