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How Much Does the Triaster Online Platform and BPM Services Cost?

Posted by Emma Harris on 22/02/18 12:27

The starting cost of the Triaster Online Platform and BPM Services can be easily found on our website, as it comes in three clearly priced and easy to understand systems (Start-up, Standard and Professional).

However, certain services can be upgraded and downgraded and there are additional services to suit specific needs, so determining the actual cost for your organisation requires understanding of the specific BPM software system and services that you need to meet your objectives.

To help you with this, in this article I have explored both standard pricing plans and custom options giving you an indication of what each is needed for...

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Topics: BPM

 What is Process Mapping, Who Does it and Why Use it?

Posted by Emma Harris on 06/02/18 12:30

Who uses process map software? People who want to improve their organisations - it's as simple as that. If you are seeking business improvement, it's important to remember that optimising what you already do can have a much larger business improvement influence than just about anything else. That's why process mapping is still the king of business improvement and ROI. So what is process mapping, who does it and why use it? Let's start from the beginning...

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Topics: Process Mapping, BPM

Problems with Continuous Improvement: Achieving Employee Buy In

Posted by Emma Harris on 31/01/18 15:47

One of the biggest problems with continuous improvement when implementing a Business Management Sustem is achieving employee buy in, i.e. for the employees to follow the agreed processes.

At Triaster, we work with many different organisations from many different sectors, but getting their employees to use their Business Process Management system and follow the correct process is always a challenge.

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Topics: Process Improvement, BPM

BPM 2018: Top 10 BPM Industry Trends This Year

Posted by Pedro Robledo on 16/01/18 11:09

BPM 2018 - how will it be different from 2017 and what are the top 10 BPM industry trends that will shape the future of process management?

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Topics: BPM

Policy vs Process vs Procedure: What's the Difference?

Posted by Paul Elson-Vining on 12/12/17 14:47

One of the questions I have been asked on occasion concerns the comparison between policy vs process vs procedure and what the difference is? Over the years, I have created a lot of business management documentation and seen a great deal of processes, policies and procedures being created by Triaster’s customers.

I know that deciding which information should be captured in which type of document, can be a real minefield for the author - so, in this article we answer the question:

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Topics: BPM

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

10 Reasons Why BPM is Important for Your Business Improvement Strategy

Posted by Emma Harris on 21/11/17 15:30

To answer the question as to 'why BPM is important for your business improvement strategy' it is helpful to first look at the problem. The problem with business improvement is that it's an incredibly broad concept with all manor of voices offering 'best practice' and business improvement tools for success - it can be a needless time suck that offers very little real value.

Today's biggest business improvement hurdle has nothing to do with money and everything to do with the business improvement techniques we are investing our time into and the efficiency gains they are providing in the long run. This comes down to one important commodity...time and answering another important question...what is your time worth to you?

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Topics: BPM

Business Process Management for Real People

Posted by Terry Giles on 16/11/17 11:06

Human beings get bored and look to have a degree of variety in their life. Doing the same thing hour-upon-hour, day-after-day is not conducive to productivity when carrying out repetitive processes.

However, by their nature many business processes are repetitive and because we want to have consistently good outcomes from the processes, variability in the way the processes are carried out is discouraged. However, need this be the case?

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Topics: Quality, BPM

Total Quality Management: an Early Adopter of the ISO Process Approach

Posted by Emma Harris on 15/11/17 11:51

Total Quality Management (TQM) is an approach that focuses an organisation's efforts towards continually improving its ability to deliver high quality products and services to its customers. 

TQM enjoyed widespread attention during the late 1980s and early 1990s, but since then it has been somewhat overshadowed by the ISO 9000 family as well as Lean and Six Sigma. However, it is worth spending time thinking about, both because its implementation is generally based on the 8 principles of quality management - which were later formalised by the ISO 9000 certification processes - and because TQM describes a management approach to long-term success through customer satisfaction. 

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Topics: Quality, BPM

Change Management vs Continuous Improvement: Which is best for you?

Posted by Brad Fagan on 19/10/17 11:49

Change management and continuous improvement are sometimes used interchangeably to describe transformational changes to a business or its way of working. However, these terms are focused on very different change strategies, and the method you choose will depend on how you want the changes to be made and how much of a cultural upheaval your company can tolerate. Often a combination of these two is the best approach.

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Topics: Process Improvement, BPM

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