The Cobbler’s Children…Internal Impact of Business Process Re-engineering

By |2021-02-17T09:57:04-05:00February 17th, 2021|

Periodically, during the life span of an organization, business processes should be reviewed and updated for numerous reasons. As a business grows and workloads increase, processes may need to grow with them. Systems are updated or implemented and they result in changed or new processes.  Current processes could change due to turnover or a [...]

Managing change to help your business thrive in a new normal

By |2020-04-20T12:48:05-04:00April 17th, 2020|

Business has changed, perhaps forever, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The actions business leaders are taking today are going to affect their organization and employees during these unprecedented times and beyond. Now, more than ever is a time to become an innovative problem-solver to address these new unexpected challenges. Here are some steps you can [...]

Streamlining and Optimizing Business Process through Holistic Process Management

By |2020-04-16T12:52:09-04:00April 16th, 2020|

As the most critical piece of business operations, business processes show how information flows and work gets done to meet defined organizational goals. To remain successful and competitive, organizations must continuously update and improve their processes. They need to be streamlined, strong, and healthy to reduce costs, increase value, optimize speed of execution, and [...]

The Roles of a Disaster Recovery Committee

By |2020-10-20T15:30:48-04:00August 29th, 2019|

Disaster Recovery (DR) Planning is a critical part of any organization’s risk management plan. As a sub-process of Business Continuity Planning (BCP), it focuses on getting critical IT infrastructure and business operations up and running in the event there is a disaster (natural or human-made). DR Planning is the process of documenting the step by [...]

Business Process Management for the Next Generation of Workers

By |2019-12-16T15:55:20-05:00August 20th, 2019|

A traditional work background usually means someone gives you tasks to complete, and you do them, figuring out your own process along the way. The more I have engaged in business process management (BPM), the more value I see in it, making workers more efficient with their time, especially when dealing with large populations where [...]

How to Avoid Procurement Protests

By |2020-09-15T17:40:41-04:00August 19th, 2019|

Many organizations are required to conduct a formal procurement process to satisfy various laws and organizational policies. This can include state and local governments, public health organizations, non-profit organizations, quasi-governmental agencies, and even some private sector companies. The impetus for conducting a formal procurement is often well-intended, whether it’s to provide vendors with a fair [...]

Planning for the Unplanned

By |2020-10-20T15:34:45-04:00July 22nd, 2019|

Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) is the process of documenting the step by step instructions necessary for responding to unplanned incidents, events, and situations. The DRP describes the actions to take to minimize the impacts and effects of a disaster so that an organization can continue to operate, or at least quickly resume their mission-critical functions. [...]

A Psychiatric Perspective of Risk Management

By |2020-04-16T13:39:20-04:00June 14th, 2019|

Risk Management has been a fundamental aspect of our work with the Neuro Diagnostic Institute (NDI) located on the campus of Community East Hospital in Indianapolis throughout the building design, physical construction, patient move planning, and process and policy implementation. Risks spanned across different categories such as Patient Safety, Building Infrastructure, Staff Performance and Quality, [...]

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