Business Process Definitions Matter, So We Made Them Better

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Business Process Definitions – providing lots of additional value to framework creators and maintainers.

One of the most valued features of APQC’s Process Classification Framework® (PCF) is that it clearly defines business processes in a way that most people quickly understand. The simplicity of the PCF is precisely what enables its quick adoption and wide utility.

How Allison Transmission Did Enterprise Wide Process Transformation

Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland's picture

 Jeff Mooers, IT Manager Business Services at Allison Transmissions and Claire Wybrow, Business Architect at Allegient LLC, explain how the company launched an enterprise-wide transformation to unify and curate all official business processes and policies.

Learn more about APQC’s 2016 Process Conference is October 3-7.


It's an Analytics Block Party!

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How well do you know your neighbors? You may share a wall/fence with them, but do you even know their names?  Have you ever talked to them about anything more than the weather (or maybe that temperamental mail delivery guy)?

What Process Management and Knowledge Management Have in Common

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I’ve got a confession: Because I’m a “process person” I didn’t expect to be embraced by the attendees at APQC’s recent Knowledge Management (KM) conference.

Engaging the Business in Data-Driven Decision Making

Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland's picture

I recently had the chance to interview  Alice Chung, Senior Manager of Field Operations & Information Management at Genentech about understanding the value of data-driven decision making and how to engage the business to meet its needs and overcome resistance. 

Three Reasons Why Finance Transformation is Back in Vogue

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Finance process improvement is back in full swing—or is it? Some would argue that it’s not back, per se; they’d say it never left. Surely they are thinking of companies run by CEOs with the will to make process excellence a cornerstone of competitive strategy. But what about those without such support? Preliminary APQC research says finance process improvement is a compelling issue for most. Three reasons stand out.

Business Case for Building a Data-Driven Culture

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I recently interviewed Eric Siegel, founder of Predictive Analytics World and author of Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die, about how to build a data-driven organization.

Three Things I Learned at Strata+Hadoop World

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As I mentioned a little over a month ago, I was pretty excited about the chance I was given to attend the Strata+Hadoop World conference in San Jose. It turns out that that anticipation was justified.

Putting Agility into How You Do Business

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According to PWC’s 2016 CEO survey, more than half of the participating CEOs believe that due to the fast pace of change of the business environment—disruptive technologies, internet of things, more demanding customers, growing regulations, etc.—organizations see more threats and opportunities on the horizon than they did three years ago. However, most of the CEOs are concerned that their organizations lack the skills and flexibility necessary to identify and deal with new opportunities and threats.