Category Archives: Enterprise Content Management

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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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 the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) impacts your business


GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679) took effect one week ago (May 25, 2018). The Regulation and two related Directives EU 2016/680 and EU 2016/681 deal with the processing of personal data relating to natural persons who are citizens of … Continue reading

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How Low Can You Go?  – Part I


I’ve been following /participating in various recent BPM.com discussions relating to no-code/low-code. Lots of posturing by vendors and product champions re run-time platforms they are promoting or using as well as posturing re process mapping environments they are promoting / using. … Continue reading

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Theories of the Firm – Expanding RBV using 3D free-form search Kbases


RBV (Resource-Based View) is a strategy development theory whose roots go back to the 1980s/1990s with antecedents going back to 1959 “Penrose, E. T. (1959). The Theory of the Growth of the Firm. New York: John Wiley”. RBV makes the … Continue reading

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Where’s The Beef? – An under the hood look at “seamlessly integrated” BPMs


In the market for a BPMs? Make sure you look under the hood. Continue reading

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Get Your Story Right


If you want to become a management consultant, it’s unreasonable to expect to ease into this the day after you graduate from university. It takes time to build up expertise to walk in off the street and facilitate strategy development … Continue reading

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What simple software can I use in strategy consulting?


It’s a lot easier to respond to specific questions as opposed to trying to invent hypothetical questions and then answer them. I got the above today from MosaicHub of which apparently I am a member. My response appears below . … Continue reading

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Finding needles in haystacks – Can you do it?


I deal with a fairly large number of organizations (suppliers, clients, correspondents).                     I like to track e-mail exchanges but some of the time there is overlap between threads so no point trying to define and organize messages under Outlook folders. … Continue reading

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Where, Oh Where, have my Documents Gone?


Decision-making is the art of converting information into action. It’s an art because it requires a blending of experience, knowledge, intuition, wisdom, and information. All of these except information are acquired or intrinsic capabilities. The problem with information is that … Continue reading

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