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Understanding the principles of business process improvement (BPI) is one thing, but putting those principles into practice is even better.

This is the fun part where business process improvements that help people communicate and cooperate more effectively are initiated and we can finally remove some of the office angst we all know so well. This section touches on Kaizen and Lean but there is not much on Six Sigma except to say how difficult (OK, impossible) it is to apply to information based processes.

Continuous process improvement

How To Make Continuous Process Improvement Continuous

How To Make Continuous Process Improvement Continuous Some organizations invest a lot of time and effort in process improvement initiatives. When they are successful, these efforts reap the rewards of lower cost, improved quality and increased employee engagement. Of course, we want to make this kind of progress all the time.  Sadly, continuous process improvement […]

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Process Improvement – People

Process Improvement – People Process Improvement – People This video is the second in a series of three to look at what companies that are successful with process do differently from the rest of us. In this one we will look at the people side of process. Process is Personal Process is about people as […]

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Planning Process Improvement Steps for Success

Video03 Setting Up Process Improvement Efforts for Success Most Process Improvement Initiatives Fail… Less than half of all process improvement initiatives are successful. And when they fail not only is it a big waste of time, it also makes people wary and cynical about process in general. And that makes it even harder the next […]

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Process Improvement – Visibility

Video 10 Process Improvement – Visibility Improving Business Process Visibility Every business leader knows that process is important to the success of their organization. Without efficient processes, we make mistakes, lose customers and incur avoidable costs. Even worse, we can expose ourselves to unnecessary risk if we fail to comply with regulations. Overall, poor processes […]

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