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How to Succession Plan and Capture Employee Knowledge in 3 Steps (Video)

Posted by Emma Harris on 27/04/17 09:25

Developing a 'how to' succession plan may not be something you want to think about because you don't want to entertain the thought of your best people leaving key roles; and while it may be the most prudent approach to try and keep your staff superstars happy and motivated, you'll also need a backup succession planning process in case you need to release your favourite employee back into the wild.

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Topics: Process Mapping

How Much Does the Triaster Business Process Management Software Cost?

Posted by Emma Harris on 25/04/17 11:59
The cost of Triaster software and services is easily found on our website. To view the latest pricing of our Business Process management software just click on the following link: www.triaster.co.uk/triaster-platform.php#systems

The specific cost of the best BPM tools needed to meet your requirements is harder to determine, as it requires firstly understanding both the software and services that meet your needs, and then calculating the purchase price.

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Topics: BPM

What is Lean Six Sigma? Tools for Process Improvement

Posted by Michael Cousins on 20/04/17 10:24

There are several methods and practices for achieving process improvement, speed and complexity. In this article, I've focused on a popular one: Lean Six Sigma. This single improvement method is derived from two other powerful process improvement methods to help you increase the speed and effectiveness of your business processes. At Triaster, we understand that it can be difficult to achieve your business goals without a good framework to support your improvement projects - so we have displayed the benefits below of Lean, Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma.

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Topics: Process Improvement

Why Use Process Mapping? Or Why Map Processes?

Posted by Terry Giles [Guest Post] on 18/04/17 15:48

Terry Giles, from Terry AG Consulting, who has spent years mapping and improving processes, takes a step back and considers the question, ‘why use process mapping?

A question I am asked frequently is ‘Why do we need to map our processes?’ I get this question so frequently that I thought it justified an entire blog post - because the benefits of process mapping have the potential to be outstanding.

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Topics: Process Mapping

How to Build Your Own Process Improvement Project Plan - An Analysis

Posted by Brad Fagan on 13/04/17 15:45

So, you want to improve your business processes but you're in need of a process improvement project plan. Having a plan is very important for understanding the tools you need, the steps to take and the changes to make. Luckily, we have laid all of these out for you to follow.

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Topics: Process Improvement

DMAIC Process vs Cycle: Why Process Wins Every Time

Posted by Michael Cousins on 11/04/17 14:18

DMAIC is a 5-step method for improving processes, and it is itself a process. However, it is nearly always described diagramatically as a cycle in terms of the Activities involved, these being:

  • Define
  • Measure
  • Analyse
  • Improve
  • Control
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Topics: Process Improvement, Process Mapping

Employee Engagement is Critical Before the BMS Implementation Stage

Posted by Emma Harris on 07/04/17 17:43

The preparation time before a process improvement implementation is probably the most crucial time in the process. If you don't inform, involve and gain stakeholder support, then you might as well strap roller skates on and try climbing a hill - employee engagement in the early stages is critical.

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Topics: Process Improvement

Business Process Management Software Report: Analysing User Problems

Posted by Emma Harris on 06/04/17 09:00
Software Advice, a Gartner company that reviews BPM software, contacted Triaster recently, following their latest report on trends among Business Process management software users . They had noted that Triaster addresses the main pain points of BPM users and suggested that we write a blog article about it.

We thought that was a really good suggestion! So here goes

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Topics: BPM

Business Sustainability in Your Supply Chain: How it Can Benefit You

Posted by Victoria Glancy on 04/04/17 19:19

At last year's FM Supplier day, held by the Supply Chain SustainabilitySchool, Several of our customers, Interserve, Skanska and Bidfood, were presenting on their improvement initiatives in regards to corporate sustainability. These companies all have strong strategies striving to embed a sustainable culture – making sustainable practice part of their day-to-day business processes. A strong message of the day was ‘Sustainable practice is good business sense.’  Many companies have already jumped onto the sustainability bandwagon because of the shot in the arm it gives to ROI, reputation and the quality of the supply chain.

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Topics: Sustainability

RACI Matrix: Chart, Model and Discover How to Identify the Process

Posted by Terry Giles [Guest Post] on 30/03/17 14:45

Terry Giles, from Terry AG Consulting, has spent years working with, and refining, process improvement methodologies. Terry uses his years of experience here to break down the RACI Matrix and show how it can model and identify your processes and why that's actually useful.

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Topics: Process Improvement, Process Mapping