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Lynn Dudenhoefer

Lynn joined Triaster in November 2017 as the new Inbound Marketing Executive. Prior to her work with Triaster, Lynn worked in content management and studied at the University of Oxford.
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Process Mapping Checklist: How to Make an Accurate Process Map

Posted by Lynn Dudenhoefer on 07/06/18 16:48

If you want to make process maps that are actually useful, then you'll need to know how to capture your business processes accurately, and visualise that information correctly using a process map that is easy to understand and apply to your business. This is why I created a downloadable process mapping checklist - so you can check off the appropriate steps as you go and come out at the other end with an effective, accurate process map.

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Topics: Process Improvement, Process Mapping

Process Mapping Symbols: The Key to Making Process Maps

Posted by Lynn Dudenhoefer on 24/05/18 14:20

The importance of process mapping symbols can be difficult to comprehend when you're new to process mapping, but the impact of understanding a process map and the symbols used to assign value in each process step can completely change the way your organisation looks at business improvement.

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Topics: Process Mapping

As Is To Be: The Essential Business Model for Process Improvement

Posted by Lynn Dudenhoefer on 17/05/18 15:47

If you are looking to implement a continual improvement initiative, it is essential to understand what an 'As Is To Be' is and how it is crucial to successful process improvement. Put simply, if you want to improve a business process, you first have to know its current state (as is) and then you need to model the improved future state (to be). This is crucial to continual improvement because...

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Topics: Process Mapping, BPM

How Will Process Mapping Help an Enterprise Resource Planning System?

Posted by Lynn Dudenhoefer on 07/03/18 11:42

Getting the implementation of an ERP system right is a complex project. Process Mapping is often used to help streamline this development and to ensure that the resulting Enterprise Resource Planning system supports the business, rather than the other way round.

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Topics: Process Improvement, Process Mapping

How this Successful Process Improvement Example Resulted in £350k Savings [Infographic]

Posted by Lynn Dudenhoefer on 27/02/18 12:15

Successful process improvement examples are often hard to come by. Tangible information about real-life savings remains difficult to access. Many businesses refrain from sharing their Process Management results, leading to a lack of transparency in terms of monetary savings within the continual improvement market.

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Topics: Increasing ROI, Process Improvement

How Cloud BPM Creates Business Process Improvement Opportunities

Posted by Lynn Dudenhoefer on 13/02/18 10:38

In the past decade, business process improvement technology has developed rapidly. In the face of such rapid expansion, Business Process Management software systems have had to grow and improve by offering cloud BPM services. Many organisations however, are not aware of the improvement opportunities of cloud-based BPM systems.

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Topics: Process Improvement

How to Implement Value Stream Mapping Software in a BPM System

Posted by Lynn Dudenhoefer on 24/01/18 09:49
If you are looking for examples of how to use value stream mapping software, you have come to the right place. In essence, Value Stream Mapping is a lean manufacturing technique which allows you to document, analyse and improve your business processes. 'Process', in this context, refers to the flow of information as well as materials required to produce a product or service for a potential consumer.
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Topics: Process Improvement, Process Mapping

The 7 Wastes of Service That Are Killing Business Efficiency

Posted by Lynn Dudenhoefer on 09/01/18 12:20

You may already be aware of the 7 forms of waste in the manufacturing industry, first defined by Toyota; but what about other industries where specific types of manufacturing waste isn't relevant? In this article, I explore the 7 wastes of service and how you can identify them to improve business efficiency.

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Topics: Process Improvement

The Cost Savings Benefits of Business Process Management [An Analysis]

Posted by Lynn Dudenhoefer on 20/12/17 11:52

When looking at purchasing a BPM System, it can be hard to justify the investment when you aren't sure of the real potential benefits of Business Process Management software. Recently, the New Charter Group (one of Triaster's customers) provided us with their thorough cost savings analysis - which is why we are now able to show you what a potential organisational cost saving could look like and demonstrate why Business Process management is important.

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Topics: Increasing ROI, Process Improvement

How to Increase Staff Engagement and Ownership Over Business Processes

Posted by Lynn Dudenhoefer on 07/12/17 09:35

Triaster customers who are keen to increase staff engagement with their Business Processes tend to ask the same question: “How do I get people to take ownership of their processes?” Fortunately, having implemented Business Management Systems in various business arenas over the last few years, I have some golden rules to help you to achieve just that.

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Topics: Process Mapping, BPM

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