Processes are pervasive throughout every organization, even the smallest ones. The operation of an organization relies heaving on either institutional (sometimes called tribal) knowledge of these processes and procedures or will have spent a good deal of time ensuring that the process is known and training ensures everyone uses it in the same way. The [...]
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Most of my life I have been involved with projects. Many of them large, complex and involving creating innovative software products; my career has not been for the fainthearted. Over the course of these last 25 years a great deal of water has passed over the dam in the development of Project Management methodologies. [...]
Posted in Project Management on Sep 20th, 2011
The squabbling continues Articles abound purporting the benefits and problems associated with one method or another. Agile has been no stranger to this criticism; however the search for innovation does not just lie in technology development, but also in the manufacturing process, itself. The difference being solely one way of doing the work, where in [...]
Someone recently made me ponder the difference was between being undefeatable and undefeated. Few of us go through, I could say none of us, go through life undefeated. We lose a battle, mess something up, come second in a two team game. It happens. Observers smarter than me, and all historians and psychologists I know [...]
Management support for your BPM project Posted in Change Management, Process Improvement, Project Management on Mar 5th, 2011 Another major factor for success of a project is management support. This can take many forms, but if you don’t have the following from your executives then problem are going to occur. Budget support. Do we have [...]
In the business of BPM and projects we are all dealing with change. There are a lot of factors at work that affect how well we can make it occur. Some of those are personal; our management style, experience, empathy, drive and a whole lot more. However, the organizational ones are just as important. Here [...]