Missy Pitcher, MPA, PMP, CSM

Has Your Organization Embraced the Project Economy?

Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, a thought leader in project management and strategy implementation, believes “The Project Economy” has arrived and is poised to replace operations as the engine of growth throughout the global marketplace. He suggests that projects are displacing operations as the primary economic force and the Project Management Institute (PMI) seems to be in full …

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Software End-of-Life Support Can Trigger Need for BPM

In our experience, many organizations miss out on the benefits of repeatable processes for a multitude of reasons. However, we know that eventually, a situation will arise that will force an organization to support a major initiative to embrace business process management (BPM) and business process improvement.  The most common catalyst is the billing software …

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Six Results from Creating Repeatable Processes

In our recent blogs, we have uncovered the obstacles faced in business process management (BPM) implementation, and scenarios that set off major initiatives to develop repeatable processes. Senior leaders will insist on understanding the results the effort and initial disruption will provide.  Here are six positive results from embracing business process management :  Reduce costs …

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Top Obstacles to Business Process Improvement

Think back to January 2020. Some companies had considered remote work before, some companies had already embraced remote working and others had vetoed a remote work environment completely. Fast forward two months into 2020 and companies were forced to transition to a remote work environment.  At that time, companies were faced with re-engineering internal processes …

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How the Pandemic has Helped Business Process Management

In March 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic threat, workers were told to work from home “just for a couple of weeks.” That optimistic timeframe gave organizations license to make do on how work was done, especially since every business was scrambling to adjust. As the global situation worsened and the need for isolation …

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Do Your Senior Leaders Care about Business Process Management?

When asked, senior corporate leaders will say that they care about business process management, but statistics don’t bear this out.  A BPTrends State of The BPM Market – 2020 survey of 129 predominantly European and American companies revealed that about 50% of participants were interested in process work. Yet only 40% of those positive participants …

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