Category Archives: Operational Efficiency

Team Performance under Coronavirus Rules


The purpose of this article is to outline protocols for preserving office productivity when knowledge industry team members are required to work out of their homes. ‘Work’ is the transformation of  information/ knowledge to action. Work consists of tasks, some … Continue reading

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Success Achieving Operational Efficiency & Effectiveness (methods, tools, platforms)


With reference to my recent article called “Avoiding Transformation Program Fails”, operational efficiency and effectiveness need methods to avoid madness. Transformation Initiatives need tools at generic workflow/workload management platforms. Method: CPM for Once-Through Initiatives CPM is the method of choice for … Continue reading

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Avoiding Transformation Program Fails


McKinsey & Company claimed in 2013 that 70% of Transformation Programs Fail (AIPMM, September 2013) https://www.slideshare.net/aipmm/70-26633757 The McKinsey breakdown on fails went like this (Employee Resistance: 39%; Lack of Management Support: 33%; Inadequate Resources or budget: 14%; Other: 14%). I … 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 corporation. 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 Wellington … Continue reading

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How do we get to Excellence from Efficiency and Effectiveness?


In business, efficiency is the easiest journey, the journey to effectiveness is more difficult. Achieving excellence requires all-hands-on-deck, in my view, and is therefore more difficult to achieve. One thing I recall from days at GE was my boss encouraging all … Continue reading

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BPM Process Automation


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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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