3 years, 9 months ago

Mapping vs. Modeling

What are the differences between them and when to use each technique? If we think about maps the most familiar to us is possibly the road map. Then if we put multiple maps together we can create a road atlas. These are great for allowing us to see where we are and where we might […]

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3 years, 10 months ago

Business Architecture 101 – It’s results that count!

Business Architecture may not be a new term, but it is certainly one that is grabbing a lot of headlines lately. Indeed we had record registrations for our “7 Steps to Business Architecture” webinar in July, and now that record looks like it’s being smashed again (judging by registrations to date) with our new webinar […]

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3 years, 10 months ago

The Reality of Process Excellence

Whether we like to admit it, most organizations are still some way from achieving excellence. Sure, most of us have areas of our business where we have made improvements, in some cases with dramatic results. While on a recent trip to visit with some ProVision customers in Phoenix, Arizona, I caught up with one of […]

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3 years, 11 months ago

The Reality of Process Excellence

Whether we like to admit it, most organizations are still some way from achieving excellence. Sure, most of us have areas of our business where we have made improvements, in some cases with dramatic results. While on a recent trip to visit with some ProVision customers in Phoenix, Arizona, I caught up with one of my mentors, my old friend Jim Sinur. As you may know, Jim is a former research VP and fellow at Gartner and spent years looking at the process improvement and enterprise architectures. Watch the video interview to hear our in-depth conversation about these topics.

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4 years, 27 days ago

Using the “Wheel of Change” to justify Business Architecture

It’s not about the methods, it’s not about models, it’s not about the tools – it’s about having the ability to make smarter decisions. Those decisions might be related to improving business operations or processes, undertaking significant business transformations, merging organizations, or any one of the hundred and one other projects that we seem to need to deliver by yesterday!

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4 years, 2 months ago

ProVision Comes to Gartner EA Summit: architecture projects have a greater focus more on business value

“For our session I am delighted that we will be joined by a number of our customers including Diana Krohn of United Airlines, Tim Price of Hewlett Packard, Kathryn Cluff of FiServ and David Simpson of Salt River Project.”

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4 years, 4 months ago

OpenText Smart Process Applications: In The Age of the Customer BPMS is not enough

We live in “In the Age of the Customer” a time when he world’s leading companies look outward to emphasize a deep understanding of their customers, and what it takes to make their customers successful. They have come to realize that only when their customers are successful, will they be successful. As Sam Walton once […]

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