APQC and Process Excellence Network Announce Collaborative, Content Sharing Partnership

Organizations to Share Content, Research for Best Practices and Benchmarking

(Houston, Texas - March 30, 2012)

In an effort to generate additional communication, knowledge sharing, and learning opportunities for process excellence professionals, APQC, the leading benchmarking and best practices research organization, and Process Excellence Network (PEX Network), a global community of more than 75,000 process excellence practitioners, announced today a content sharing and marketing relationship.  Both organizations will share relevant research and other content with their respective members, as well as jointly promote conferences and other events.

“Both APQC and PEX Network are widely recognized for their outstanding work in uncovering the processes and best practices that enable organizations to improve productivity and quality, whether through original research, benchmarking or mass collaboration,” said John Tesmer, senior program manager, APQC.  “Partnering with the Process Excellence Network will provide APQC members with access to new, fresh content in process management and process improvement from thought leaders around the world.  We look forward to making this a rich and robust partnership.”

“We’re really pleased to confirm the partnership with APQC. It will bring a huge amount of value to both of our respective membership bases and serves as a benchmark model for the kind of open handed cooperation and knowledge sharing that we’d like to see become standard in the industry,” said Vanessa Lovatt, director, Process Excellence Network.

As part of the agreement, APQC and PEX Network will make selected, original content available to the other organization’s membership each month.  In addition, each organization will provide an avenue for the other to promote their respective conferences, webinars and knowledge sharing events.

About APQC

APQC is a member-based nonprofit and one of the world’s leading proponents of benchmarking, best practices, and knowledge management. Working with more than 500 member organizations worldwide in all industries, APQC provides organizations with the information they need to work smarter, faster, and with greater confidence. Visit www.apqc.org or call +1-713-681-4020 for more information.

About Process Excellence network

The Process Excellence Network is a global community of 75,000+ process excellence professionals, supported by free multimedia resources, social networks and a combination of online and face to face events The network provides and disseminates critical knowledge on the development of Process Excellence including Business Process Management (BPM), Lean, Change Management, Operational Excellence, Six Sigma, Risk Management, Customer Experience and more. Membership is free, belonging is priceless. www.processexcellencenetwork.com.

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