Archive for the ‘Workflow’ Category

Business Process Modeling: The “Why”

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Business Process Modeling (BPM) software is becoming more and more popular in large organizations. A writer for ebiz helps explain why these tools are gaining traction.

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Breaking the Code of Silence

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

An obvious part of any company is the process of payment. You do work or deliver a product and you receive funds for that payment. But what do you do when this business process breaks down, especially when you’re in a small business? Today’s guest post from Lorraine Ball discusses this question with frankness and sincerity.

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The Negative Effects of Being Unaware

Monday, February 20th, 2012

The World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour (WGH) recently visited the Indiana State Fairgrounds. And, while the train displays were quite impressive, I found myself mesmerized more by the unproductive exhibits consumed by crowds.

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Business Process Traps Woman in Airport

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

Business process is supposed to make everything efficient. In this case, however, a broken business process apparently left a woman stranded in the airport.

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[VIDEO] Routine Process Gone Bad

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Business processes are supposed to be fairly smooth, especially when they happen all the time. But in this case, an everyday situation had a completely broken business process which upset a family and wasted considerable time and resources.
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Successful Election, Wrong Candidate

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

In November, elections were running high. Candidates were campaigning, citizens were voting and positions were being filled. For one political hopeful however, the election was a bittersweet success.

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This Is Urgent!

Monday, January 16th, 2012

How many times have you heard that? Someone asks you to do something, and it is urgent.  You consider your calendar, the day’s pressures, expectations, commitments, and whether you can drop what you’re doing to respond. At that moment, you’re weighing the various components of response.

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How to Truly Stop Procrastinating

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Personal productivity goes down the tubes when we procrastinate. How do we stay productive and keep on-task when distractions seem so enticing?
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Setting Our Sights On 2012

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Today many of us will spend the final hours of the year wrapping-up the business process improvement projects and tasks we set forth in 2011. The question is, come Monday, what is your plan?

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Empower Employees To Win Customers

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Banks aren’t known for making exceptions. If the employees of a branch had acted reasonably however, they might have kept the business of a notable Indianapolis resident.
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