Category Archives: Compliance Control

2016 Recap – Basic Requirements for Success with BPM


Once again, with minor updates/consolidations,  . . . . here is my list of basic requirements for Success with BPM. 1. Some of the work to be performed involves the performance of tasks in logical sequence. 2. The work will … 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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A Lean Horse For The Race


When you spend months justifying an initiative, it’s important to get a good start coming out of the gate. Projects are typically multi-dimensional. Each alternative can have different benefits, risks and uncertainties. When preparing an ROI, you owe it to … Continue reading

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What’s in your corporate tool bag?


The list of business process management methodologies has expanded over time but many of us have not paid much attention because we have been practicing most of these for some time, in some cases, before their acronyms were invented. First … Continue reading

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“Best practices” – Is That All There Is?


Organizations strive for competitive advantage – they seek to build it, preserve it, improve it. All organizations have best practices. They may exist only in the minds of stakeholders, they may be mapped to paper, they may be on-line, or … Continue reading

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eCases, the final frontier for workflow management?


Ask any healthcare worker, ask any law enforcement officer, and they will tell you what a “Case” is.  Case was, and for many, still is, a “file folder”. Everything has to be in one place in order to make informed … Continue reading

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What is BPM? – When will they stop asking?


I see under the group “BPM Guru” at LinkedIn that another “What is BPM?” discussion has started up. It would be interesting to know whether these postings are for the benefit of people who have just heard of BPM or for … Continue reading

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Stop making incentive payments for performance at balanced scorecards


I remember the days when I was in charge of predicting arrival times at milestones for a large heavy construction project. Each week, my group would collect progress data on some 50 engineering/construction contracts and my job was to run … Continue reading

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Are healthcare cost increases inevitable?


“Healthcare costs will continue to rise until the entire system collapses under its own weight”. This doomsday scenario is certainly one possibility, but it is a “do-nothing” option. How about an approach that reduces costs at the same time as … Continue reading

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Do what you like . . .


It used to be that Five S implementations relied on behind the scenes Business Process Management (BPM) orchestration. Some of the BPMs did have issues with variations from best practice protocols.  With the advent of ACM and more particularly ACM/BPM run-time … Continue reading

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