Score! Using Performance Indicators in practice

posted by Bas Beuger on Apr 17, 2013

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In this blog I would like to demonstrate a way of using performance indicators to improve process performance, as I did in one of my projects. In a previous blog I explained what a performance indicator entails and presented some practical tips for using them. Now I would like to demonstrate the value of using PI’s in practice. 




Business Process Management vs. Business Analysis?

posted by Peter Matthijssen on Feb 6, 2013

Business Process Management is old school; Business Analysis is the new hype”. Huh…? With all terminology and current trends, it is easy to get confused. If you ask five different people to clear things up, you will probably get five different explanations. It is all about definitions. In this blog I will distinguish Business Analysis from Business Process Management.




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.




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.




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.




Business Process Management: practical tips for a successful approach (1/2)

posted by Roberto Hoeve on May 21, 2012

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Many organizations try to gain insight into their processes by describing and in the end optimizing them. Business Process Management (BPM), or process management, is almost a trend to call. The field has evolved in recent years and may now be classified as mature.