The Secrets to a Great Proposal – Follow Through

Jonathan Kraft's picture

We have all seen this scene in a movie, or maybe experienced it in real life. 

Why Better Process Means Better Foundation and Less Risk

Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland's picture

Today is “Everything You Do Is Right Day,” which reminds me of the role process plays in smoothing the way organizations run and how they can have more “up” than “down” days.  We’ve previously discussed why process is great (from creating clarity to alignment). However, organizations often overlook process’s greatest benefit of all—supporting organizations’ ability to change.

6 Proven Knowledge Retention Ideas To Avoid Disaster

Alex Leake's picture

We’ve all heard the saying “the only constant in life is change.” Change is happening faster than ever in companies around the world—whether it’s implementing new software, automating processes, or hiring/losing employees—your company will inevitably face change.

Deep Work: Is Knowledge Management Friend or Foe?

Carla O'Dell's picture

In my last blog, I introduced Cal Newport and his concept of deep work, which raises some uncomfortable dilemmas for KM. Cal is author of Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, a very provocative work from the perspective of KM.

Four Reasons to Love Process on Valentines Day

Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland's picture

For me process, much like love, makes the world go round.

4 Rules to Avoid Distraction

Carla O'Dell's picture

In my continuing quest to find focus in an age of digital distraction, I recently interviewed Cal Newport, bestselling author of Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World.

Challenges and Benefits of Multi-Divisional ERP Implementation for BPM

Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland's picture

During APQC’s 2016 Process Conference Todd Anderson of Stryker talked about challenge of implementation of a multi-divisional ERP and how to develop a plan in partnership with the business and facilitate execution.

Go here for more information about APQC’s 2017 Process & Performance Management Conference.  Super Early Bird pricing is still available.

Opposite Day: How Organizations Should Approach Data & Analytics to Find Answers

Andrea Stroud's picture

THE PROBLEM

Most organizations are still trying to wrap their heads around how they can use data and what kind of business results analytics can drive. Today is Opposite Day. In honor of this special day, I would like to provide you with a few tips on how organizations should approach data and analytics to find answers that help drive business outcomes. Many organizations have been approaching analytics wrong, and it has hindered the potential of what it can do for an organization.