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“Shelley Sweet was recommended to me at a time when I was seeking professional assistance to lead the District in the development of a strategic plan. It was a fortunate meeting – with Shelley’s experience and guidance we were able to assemble a broad range of community members to form a design team. The team participated in a series of activities to assess, discuss, and develop the outcomes to create the classroom of the future. Under Shelley’s leadership, the design team was able to propose to the Board of Education, seven completed “initiatives” that would provide the course of action to realize the District’s vision.”

John Deasy
Superintendent of Schools (former)
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

 

Staying Out of the Weeds with BPM Process Modeling

Do you experience these challenges in trying to create a current state process model?

The team gets mired in process problem details People have ideas for improvements but you are not really ready for solutions yet Some groups do the process one way and others do it a different way. Some people think it’s a […]

Swim Lane Mapping for Non-Swimmers

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Is modeling the as-is current diagram tedious or exciting? It can be either, depending on how you do it, but why make documenting tedious if you can do it well, and make it fun and thought-provoking for the business process improvement (BPI) team.

Here’s what not to do:

Model all your processes across the […]