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How to Choose a PM Vendor for Software Updates

Our desktop computers, tablets and smartphones have spoiled us with automatic software upgrades. The typical smartphone can update and restart in less than 5 minutes. Desktop computers often update overnight, and we don’t even know it took place. Business-critical software systems require painstaking planning and effort to manage updates for the benefit of the organization. …

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Five Tips for Preparing for a New Software Release Project

Mission-critical software will always be updated by the vendor; generally, updates are released every other year. The first decision an organization must make is whether to invest in the new release. Often, software vendors will allow customers to skip a release or two, due to the burdens an update can put on internal resources. If …

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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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