Process automation technology is great to accelerate and scale your business execution; but the technology alone does not make your processes better. Proper planning, discovery, and improvement methodology will ensure better business outcomes.Continue Reading
Can you reach the Cloud?
Moving to the cloud is not a question of if, it’s when. The sheer scale and cost of global business on-premise is increasing at a rate un-sustainable to stay competitive and provide the real-time experience users expect and demand. Just think of a few quick examples of rising costs: Power for server rooms Multiple sites for disaster recovery Data storage growth Proximity to global users and geographical balancing Even for large Fortune 100 and 500 companies, it no longer makes sense to maintain the growing cost of these challenges. In business, leverage is key; winning organizations will move to leverage the cloud to their advantage and stay ahead of market… Read MoreContinue Reading
The Power of Intention
Transformation is not intention, it is the path or means to an outcome.Continue Reading
How the App Store is killing the “Smart” home
So, you buy a “smart” home gadget (wifi plug, thermostat, light bulb, etc.), get home, install, and now what? Oh, you need to find the “app for that”. So you go to your platform of choice, be that Apple, Google, Amazon, and start your search for the corresponding app. Watch out! Don’t get that one that looks right, but is actually made by someone else to trick you. Now it’s configuration time. Install the app, find that hidden reset button on the smart device, hope one sees the other, and try to configure. Software downloads, prompts, multiple actions, multiple screens, all with your fingers crossed it works…. and then all… Read MoreContinue Reading
How to inspire disruption?
Narrow your focus and get your employees involved.Continue Reading
RPA: Jet fuel or hype?
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has been on a tear over the past two years, gaining interest and A LOT of funding. Two leading RPA platforms, UiPath and Automation Anywhere, attracted almost $1billion alone from investors last year. That’s a great sign for the amount of research and development, growth, and technological advancements in these platforms. Couple that with the ease of use and speed to market RPA platforms promise to bring to the table for process automation and acceleration; it’s understandable that organizations across all industries want a taste of what Robotics can do for them. Too good to be true? Jet fuel accelerant for Digital Transformation Unlike traditional process… Read MoreContinue Reading
Why is Digital Transformation so slow?
New systems arrive quickly, old system remain for a long time. Digital Transformation is not a project, it is a cultural shift.Continue Reading
A process-first approach to technology enablement
As a long time process practitioner, I look at technology enablement through a process perspective. Organizations across all sectors are inundated with many core systems critical to running their operations. People perform their daily work duties often compensating for the difficulties these many systems and organizational boundaries produce. Process technology is not just about a rip-and-replace of these core systems; it’s more about reducing the noise between these systems and organizational boundaries that impedes progress How do we navigate the plethora of technology solutions available? Follow me as I break down the process technology solutions into what I see as 5 pillars of technology. User Experience We focus not only on… Read MoreContinue Reading
World Wide Technology sharing the stage with Centric
Dave O’Toole of World Wide Technology espousing the value of Process Improvement with Centric! #Centric #PEX #ChicagoContinue Reading
Does RPA have you …. Lost in Space?
Nice throw back reference from Mike Ryba on real-life RPA experience. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/things-consider-when-implementing-robotics-workplace-michael-ryba/Continue Reading