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“Shelley engaged the Advisory Council in some very productive ways. The project enabled Kara to increase its leadership capacity within the organization. We were able to begin some new projects that would not be possible without the assistance of the Advisory Council.”

Michael Lydon
Executive Director(former)
Kara

 

Profitability or Stagnation? Efficiencies or Deficiencies?

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Ask yourself these questions:

Is our productivity increasing or decreasing? It has been decreasing globally over the last 10 years (about 30%). (Conference Board, June 2015) Are you eager to grow revenues in new regions, but hampered by processes that do not scale? Are you having a hard time hiring new employees and then onboarding […]

Are You Turning the BPMN Diagram into Results?

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You went to all the trouble to model a process using the standard notation, BPMN. Subject matter experts came up with lots of issues and improvement ideas during model development. Now you are ready to make the improvements.

STOP!

You have done many of the key steps of Process Modeling, but that’s not enough […]

Starting, Growing, or Killing Process Improvement - Part 2

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Knowing where the organization is in its process improvement journey is important, so you start from where you are and keep moving forward. This article addresses three different stages–starting, growing, and killing process improvement and looks at three different areas for success. Part 1 looked at Assessing where the organization is, and what to do […]

What Next? Starting, Growing or Killing Process Improvement

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Knowing where the organization is in its process improvement journey is important, so you start from where you are and keep moving forward. This article addresses three different stages–starting, growing, and killing process improvement and looks at three different areas for success.

STARTING:

Are you ready to look at your work from a customer’s perspective? […]

Half the Time Process Improvement Fails: How to Be in the Other Half: Part 4 – Discipline

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How long should a process improvement project take? What is required for success and what is optional? What roadmap tells you what to do?

The first three parts of this blog spoke about the process charter, leadership and the process improvement team; discipline adds elements of time and structure that provide a method and schedule […]