How do you know where to begin? How can you identify a gap in one of your company’s core processes? The answer: Follow the Money Trail! But how do you follow the money trail, and what will that mean for your business? To answer this, let’s look at five steps to identify your core processes and any needs for change. How to identify and improve your core processes. Continue reading How to Identify and Improve Your Core Processes
Project teams and internal company departments sometimes rely too heavily on existing processes and ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems to get them through the day. No matter the scale of your business or the ERP software you use on a daily basis, the benefits of business process reengineering should be something to consider. What are the Benefits of Business Process Re-engineering? Continue reading What are the Benefits of Business Process Re-engineering?
If your distribution technique can be improved, your business will grow. Managing a few daily deliveries is simple, but adding more deliveries makes things more difficult. When an order comes in, it means more packages, routes, and drivers are on the way. How does a delivery management system work? Continue reading How Does a Delivery Management System Work?
Taking a look at — and improving — your business processes can be daunting. It’s complicated to harness the massive amounts of data constantly collected from customers, clients, and colleagues to see if your processes are working. What are the factors to consider when improving business processes? Continue reading What are the Factors to Consider When Improving Business Processes?
Your end-to-end process represents your basic business model; how it satisfies customers and generates revenue to make a profit. How well does your end-to-end process deliver your vision? Continue reading Does Your End-To-End Process Deliver Your Vision?
Whether you are a manager in a large international corporation or run your own small business, chances are that business process management does rear its head in your everyday activities. Business process management (BPM for short) exists to ensure that employees, clients and other stakeholders reach a mutually satisfying business result in the shortest amount of time. Continue reading A Step-by-Step Approach to Business Process Management
Your core business processes change in response to market forces, competition, regulations, customer demand, the economy, culture, personal beliefs, and many other factors. Business and organizational development is about business process change: not as in “process change — the event”, but “process change — the journey“. What’s your plan to document process procedures during your process journey? Continue reading What’s Your Plan to Document Process Procedures?
Most construction companies content themselves with earning big profits, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. But if you want your construction company to stand out and reach new heights, you need to be bold enough to take a few risks. What strategies can expand your construction company? Continue reading What Strategies Can Expand Your Construction Company?
A lot of companies are implementing a lean daily management system to develop a lean competitive advantage, but then question if what they are doing is really lean. Some people think applying lean is like applying six sigma. But, Lean is not like six sigma. So how do you know when you have gotten lean? In other words, what are examples of a lean company? Here are ten simple ways to tell how lean you really are. Continue reading What are Examples of a Lean Company?