You have probably heard of the term “Process Map” or a process flow chart (the terms are used interchangeably) to describe a process. But what is the purpose of a process map?
Business process management (BPM) uses the process approach to achieve planned results, objectives, and your strategic vision. If you manage what you measure, then the process approach to business process management is the method used to determine what to measure, monitor, and take action on as you define your business processes. What is the process approach to business process management? Continue reading What Is the Process Approach to Business Process Management?
The simplest and best definition of a procedure is “a documented process”. But that just begs the question of ‘what is a process’. When we build processes we want them to be clear so people can understand and follow them. We need them to be well-defined. Learn about what process maps are and what is a well-defined process. Continue reading What Is a Well-Defined Process?
In order to gain an advantage you need a competitive supply chain. Focusing too much on your own company leads to sub-optimization, which can hurt your teammates on your supply chain team and reduce your competitive advantages in the market. Continue reading How to Gain Competitive Advantage with Supply Chains