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Lance Gibbs

Executing a Real Plan

If you have been thinking about automation or performing small pilots, now is the time to get very serious about executing a real plan. It is coming and we all know it, the ?R? word. In a recent lu

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Witnessing major process failure in action

We have all heard about how difficult the banking situation is on folks holding a mortgage who maybe at risk of foreclosure. Last night I happened to catch this segment on ABC News: Nightline. Th

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Athenium, not just decision management

I have spent some time exploring this company ( Athenium ) and I think their approach and solution for Insurers is really interesting. Moreover, even though they have maintained a focus in just a coup

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Becoming Chairman of BP3

BP3 is on a roll.? We?re into our 9th year in business and things are better than ever - we just concluded a record quarter, and a record year.? We?re entering 2016 with some fantastic opportunities

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

No Communication, No Innovation

I came across an article with a familiar theme today, ?Innovation.? I have a set of periodicals that I frequent online to keep up to date with various subject matter and innovation as a topic is abou

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Excited to Announce... BP3 Goes Global

BP3 is very excited to announce the acquisition of interests of Modexe, a London based BPM consultancy. BP3 has followed the growth and progression of Modexe for many years. Modexe, much like BP3,

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Increase BPM Method Effectiveness

When I hear how well or how poor implementation techniques worked for a given project the one telltale factor comes down to alignment between the project and the company?s values. I think something

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Downturn Game Changers

For those companies out there who are not employing the "ostrich strategy" and are thinking in terms of longer than 12 months, there are some real opportunities which may be worthwhile to consider, ou

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Measurable Benefit in BPM. Where is it? Part II

In this post I am going to pick up where we left off on the topic of measurement ( Measurable benefit in BPM. Where is it? Part I ). So let's just dive in. Notwithstanding the reasons for not capturin

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Measurable benefit in BPM. Where is it? Part I

After getting?back from the Gartner 2008 BPM Fall Summit in D.C. my intention was to write up a blog about the summit, highlighting the areas I thought were the most interesting. However, instead of t

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Launching Lean 6/BPM for IT Training!

We are pleased to announce the availability of Lean Six Sigma/BPM training for IT organizations and professionals! In today?s Information Technology environment the need to build, manage, and sustain

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Financial Services: Manage the Process, part I

A friend and colleague at Lombardi, Kalvin Stollznow wrote a post at Lombardi's blog on Monday articulating the need to view the business and associated wastes and defects?through the lens of a "pro

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

BP3 at Gartner's Business Process Management Summit 2008

I will be working with a partner colleague to lead a workshop, as part of Gartner's Workshop Series, this year in Washington DC. I didn't get a chance to make last year's session but heard anecdota

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Standardizing core processes?shouldn?t this be easy!?!

If your company?has already ventured down this road you probably realize that standardizing processes, especially core business processes is in fact NOT easy. There are many reasons why this is a heck

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

BPM Certification

Last year, OMG made some significant advances in specifications in BPM-related spaces. We now have a BPMN 1.1 spec, a beta of the BPDM (Business Process Definition Metamodel) spec for data representa

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Not Just Another Definition of BPM

I am not going to give yet another definition of BPM. That has been played out like DeLorean gull-wing doors. Everyone has a definition and in most cases they say mostly the same thing, and then the d

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

The BPM "Operator" Profile

I was asked the other day by a consultant from a large provider, "What do I need to?know to?get into BPM consulting?" So you want to be a BPM Practitioner? "Great, we need all we can get!" Actuall

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Great session on Change Management at Gartner BPM Summit #BPM11

Gartner?s BPM Summit this year in Baltimore was a little different than previous years for a few reasons. First off, almost 850 attendees were present according to Gartner?s stats which is a? non-tri

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Lean-Agile for your BPM Delivery

Why Lean?Agile Delivery for BPM? With all the different techniques out there for software delivery it?s understandable why companies pick different flavors based on the nature of their projects.

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Failing "Up", and Finding Value

"Successful Failure" has been used to coin the events which unfolded for the Apollo 13 mission. The failure was that the mission did not meet its original objective to land?on the moon and return?but

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

White Space & The Dark Matter of BPM Delivery

Most have heard the term "white space" as it refers to business processes. In short, white space are all the things which happen outside the standard process; workarounds effectively. Most of this is

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Gartner BPM Summit 2009: San Diego

I was out earlier this week in San Diego for Gartner's BPM Summit. Dr. John Alden and I did a workshop on Process Measurement which was a three hour session spanning measurement strategy, the cultu

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Welcome Holland Ming Fai Francis!

Scott Francis and his wife Cindy gave birth to a baby boy yesterday! We are all extremely happy to congratulate Scott and his family and ask a key question, " Can Holland code yet?" Welcome to the

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020