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Use Brainstorming to Gather Ideas for BPI

Brainstorming Sessions: Everyone can be Creative!

Increase the number of people who contribute to improving a process using brainstorming

Often, when we are trying to improve upon a business process, we want to gather ideas from as many users of that process as possible. This is not always easy to do, especially when we have a larger group of users. Consider […]

Develop a Communication Plan: BPI Project Success

Developing a strategic communication plan to communicate on business process improvement (BPI) projects greatly increases the success of the project overall. The communication plan should include how you will communicate about the project before it is officially started, early in the project launch, during implementation, during testing and feedback stages and how you will communicate […]

Managing BPI Projects - Communicating with the Sponsor and Stakeholders

The ability to communicate effectively with the sponsor and stakeholders is absolutely essential to BPI (business process improvement) projects. Communicating, besides reporting on status, enables for building stronger relationships with key individuals and keep others engaged in the project.

Similar to communicating with a project team, it is essential to use a variety of communication […]

Managing BPI Projects - Communicating with the Project Team

Determining early in your project how you will communicate with the project team and how the project team will communicate with each other is absolutely essential to ensure the project stays on track.

While team meetings are essential, they are unlikely to be sufficient for business process improvement (BPI) projects; especially more complex ones. It […]

Managing BPI Projects -Have you socialized the project enough?

Key in any business process improvement (BPI) project, even a smaller one that may impact only a department or workgroup, is spending sufficient time up front socializing the initiative to the stakeholders to get their buy-in and commitment.

Socializing, or getting commitment, provides you champions for your project. Individuals from throughout the organization who are […]