July 2, 2020
Process Map Swim Lane

What Are Swim Lane Process Maps?

Swim Lane Maps show roles, hand-off of information, and responsibilities that help teams work together.
June 28, 2020
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How to Use Workflow Diagrams and Rendered Process Maps

Workflow Diagrams and Rendered Process Maps translate abstract UML symbols of squares and diamonds into graphical images, which tell a more complete story.
May 18, 2020

How Management Professionals Improve Business Writing

Maybe it’s because the term “business writing” sounds so formal, but many management professionals are intimidated by it. The fact is that most of the time, they are overthinking it. Business writing is down to a series of fundamental rules. If you follow them strictly, you’ll be writing excellent business documents in no time.
May 26, 2015

How Process Maps Set the Stage For Change

Process Maps typically help us describe the current state of a whole process, albeit with just a slice. No judgments are made; we're simply describing what we see. Weƒ're not trying to convince anyone of anything. But when we cross the line to advocate for change, we need new types of maps and tools.
August 28, 2013

How Rendered Process Maps Help Teams Manage Change

When we move from simply describing process to working for change, we have to communicate a positive future that workers will buy into. They have to see how the change that is being asked of them will in fact produce improvements. Build your case using facts from your process maps.