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ERP implementation: detailed process descriptions and requirements

posted by Bas Beuger on Jan 9, 2013

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In this blog I will describe how to elaborate the identified processes in order to specify the requirements. In my first blog regarding ERP implementation I presented an effective approach for ERP implementation.




Business games 4 of 4: Conclusion and Best Practices

posted by Guido Cohlst on Dec 6, 2012

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At the end of this blog series we can conclude that business games are an important tool/instrument to create support for Business Process Management and Enterprise Architecture  through all levels of your organization. An important facet of a good business game is the authenticity of the simulation compared to a real organization with its own recognizable issues.




ERP implementation: high level process identification and scoping

posted by Bas Beuger on Nov 26, 2012

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In this blog I will elaborate on how to scope an ERP implementation initiative on a high level. In my first blog regarding ERP implementation I presented an effective approach for ERP implementation. This encompassed a description of five steps from which I focus on the first three steps in this second blog.




Business games 3 of 4: Demonstrating Enterprise Architecture in a game

posted by Guido Cohlst on Nov 21, 2012

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In today’s fast-moving world, it is essential for organizations to be able to react quickly upon developments in their environment, such as shifting client needs, increased competition or legislative changes.




5 tips for better interview results

posted by Regina Wassink & Claudia Beemster on Oct 30, 2012

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Do you recognize the feeling that you did not fully receive or obtain the complete set of information in the meeting you just left? Then you know that asking the right questions is not always sufficient in order to get the desired answers. 




Management by Measurement – The true value of Performance Indicators

posted by Bas Beuger on Oct 24, 2012

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“If you can't measure it, you can't improve it” is a wise saying by Peter Drucker. In this blog I elaborate on the use of Performance Indicators (PI’s) in order to measure the performance of your processes and present some valuable tips regarding the use of PI’s. In my following blog I will demonstrate how I used PI’s in one of my projects in order to improve business  performance.




Business games 2 of 4: Gaming and Business Process Management

posted by Guido Cohlst on Oct 22, 2012

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Many organizations are divided into departments, each with their own tasks. Understanding the work of other departments and relevant dependencies between the department and other departments is often inadequate. Business games sets people in motion and specifically stimulates them to let go of department-oriented thinking.




Business games 1 of 4: Why and when of gaming

posted by Guido Cohlst on Oct 13, 2012

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“I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I am doing and I understand”, Confucius once said. In business game simulations, focus lies on the latter aspect, understanding by doing. As a participant, business game simulations are the best training method to get the most out of yourself.




Experiencing culture

posted by Regina Wassink on Sep 24, 2012

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The World is globalizing, BiZZdesign is growing and expanding internationally. Are we indeed close to getting one World, with a global culture? Being a Business Consultant, mainly working on Business process management projects in the Netherlands I sometimes wonder whether the same questions and hurdles exists for professionals and companies in other countries.




Business Process Management: practical tips for a successful approach (2/2)

posted by Roberto Hoeve on Jun 4, 2012

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Recently a blog was posted with five practical tips to benefit from business process management as an organization. This blog is the continuation of the first one and discusses five new and interesting practical tips which can make the difference in order to improve your business.