Category Archives: Decision Making

Why we collect data . . what we need to do with it


Data is everywhere. We collect data “for the record”, we collect data for use by predictive analytics algorithms and we collect data for use by humans and machines when making decisions. Data, by itself, is highly important but not highly … Continue reading

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How to Install BPM in a Corporation


It is difficult to recommend a “best” way to install BPM in a company. The approach needs to vary with the consultant, and vary with the client. One-size-fits-all, ends up predictably fitting none of the players.   Photo Credit Jill … Continue reading

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Corporate Agility – where the rubber meets the road . .


Corporate agility is essential today for building, sustaining and augmenting corporate strategy and for operational workflow/workload management  (i.e achieving operational efficiency & effectiveness). It seems today as a result of the persistence of BPM (Business Process Management) practitioners over 20 years,  … Continue reading

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Unlocking The Secrets To Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage


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Augmenting Decision Support at Adaptive Case Management (ACM) Platforms


Traditional ACM(1) augments background BPM(2) decision-support at Cases via two methods : RALB(3), FOMM(4). Allowing Users to micro-schedule assigned tasks (RALB). Allowing Case Managers to periodically assess progress toward meeting Case goals and objectives (FOMM). Statistical Overlays Augmented decision support … Continue reading

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The Nature of Strategic Decision Making


Much of what I read about “Business Management/Decision Making” seems to be written by folks who have little experience in business management. Business Management is all about Decision Making (but not only about decision making). The purpose of this article … Continue reading

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BPM Process Automation


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Closing the gap between strategy and operations – is as easy as A, B, C, D, E


Corporations need two pillars (ECM and DCM) plus three meta-methods to build, sustain and augment competitive advantage. Absent any one of these and the corporation is likely to fail at closing the gap between strategy/operations and operations/strategy. Let’s highlight these … Continue reading

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How Low Can You Go? –  Part IV – Essentials for building, sustaining & improving corporate competitive advantage.


This article attempts to bridge the gap between operational methods such as ACM/BPM/CPM/RALB and FOMM and methods used to evolve business strategy.The mission of all strategic and operational initiatives is to build, sustain and augment competitive advantage. See “Theories of … Continue reading

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How Low Can You Go? – Part III – Case Management Essentials


This article explores the contribution of three (3) methodologies to the effectiveness of work. The three methodologies are:  ACM (Adaptive Case Management),  RALB (Resource Allocation, Leveling and     Balancing)  FOMM (Figure of Merit Matrices). ACM (Adaptive Case Management) ACM builds on … Continue reading

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