How to Categorize Your Processes

Published On:
April 22, 2020
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APQC
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Process categorization allows an organization to develop a holistic understanding of its processes in order to assess process risk, carry out process improvements, and align resource allocation with the processes that have the most value to the organization. 

This article reviews and discusses common process categories; provides a list of guiding questions to identify critical processes; and gives an overview of the steps that leading organizations carry out after process categorization.