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18 Top Business Challenges BPM Can Solve [Video]

Posted by Emma Harris on 15/08/17 11:57

What are the top business challenges that you are dealing with on a daily basis? Obviously, it can be challenging to come up with organisation-wide fixes for key business challenges that create bottlenecks and suck time, resources and money out of the business. 

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Topics: BPM

The Problem With Six Sigma: Not Accounting for Variability

Posted by Terry Giles [Guest Post] on 10/08/17 10:55

A lot of good articles have been written promoting the Six Sigma process improvement methodology.The premise behind Six Sigma is that you can reduce the variability in your processes and get a much more consistent output, thus reducing costs. This is a very laudable objective. However, it does in my opinion contain one major flaw when looking at process improvement.

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Topics: Process Improvement

What is BPM Terminology? 39 Essential Terms Explained

Posted by Brad Fagan on 07/08/17 15:59

What is BPM Terminology? When you're trying to understand the ins and outs of BPM Business Process Management Terminology, a simple definition is not always the answer - but 39 definitions might get the point across. We’ve put together a list of the phrases and associated definitions that are often encountered when either researching a new BPM system or undertaking a Business Process Improvement initiative.

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Topics: BPM

The Ultimate Guide to Using BPM Software: 10 Key Steps [Video]

Posted by Emma Harris on 03/08/17 10:46

Achieving excellence is never easy, if it was everybody would be doing it and it wouldn't be called excellence anymore. Implementing a BPM Software System correctly can be difficult, especially when you don't know where the pitfalls and wrong turns are in the maze of implementation. 

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Topics: BPM

The 3 Bears Approach to Process Management: Too Hot, Too Cold & Just Right

Posted by Michael Cousins on 01/08/17 11:33

I have a favourite graph, a thing of great meaning and insight in relation to Business Process Management and the need for control and governance in business. It is the best, simplest indicator I have found for finding the sweet spot in process management. Not too hot, not too cold...but just right.

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Topics: BPM

Saving £300k With Business Process Management Software [Infographic]

Posted by Brad Fagan on 27/07/17 14:06

If you weren't convinced of the business benefits of Business Process Management software before today, you might just change your mind after reading our infographic explaining some of the real ROI benefits.

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Topics: Increasing ROI

Risky Business: 4 Actions for a Successful Risk Management Process

Posted by Terry Giles [Guest Post] on 24/07/17 12:34

Triaster partner, Terry Giles, from Terry AG Consulting (previously Information Risk Analyst for Barclays Direct amongst others) has a great deal of experience with the risk management process and process risk analysis.

Terry has kindly decided to share his years of experience on risk management in our new blog providing us with two risk matrix examples and 4 actions to reduce risk...

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Topics: Process Improvement

The Process Library Checklist: Integrate Your Team With Your Process Software

Posted by Brad Fagan on 21/07/17 10:20

Triaster customers find our Process Library Go Live checklists very useful. They know that for their Business Management System (BMS) to deliver the most value it must have what we call the 3 'U's - being Useful, Usable and Used.

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Topics: Process Improvement, Process Mapping

How to Process Map: A Simple Whiteboard Tutorial (Video)

Posted by Brad Fagan on 17/07/17 13:24

Business Process Mapping can be surprisingly complex and it can also relatively easy depending on what level you are mapping to, how you are capturing the process and what you are using it to show.

This tutorial will demonstrate how to process map in a simple and easy way, keeping the process high level while also providing you with all the information you need to map in a more complex manner.

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Topics: Process Mapping

Business Improvement Techniques: How to Display Waste Within a Process

Posted by Michael Cousins on 11/07/17 17:28

Understanding how to capture your wasteful business processes is one of the most useful business improvement techniques you can learn. Why is this? Because identifying bottlenecks, modelling improvement and then fixing the problem is the core of Business Process Improvement. This article is essentially a tutorial to show you how to find your wasteful processes and display them using process mapping software.

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Topics: Process Improvement