Process improvement

Change | Process improvement

Paralysis by Over Analysis

One of the most potent forces preventing successful implementation of change is over analysis. If there’s one thing that will stall implementation, if not kill it off completely, is paralysis by over analysis. I’ve seen it many times over the years and it’s not just a mistake made by process improvement novices. It’s also done…

Process improvement

SIPOC maps in 5 easy steps

Ever been in a situation where you need to quickly get an understanding of the ‘as-is’ process and determine what needs improving, where and by how much? SIPOC maps are a great way to structure an approach to deliver all of the above. They’re not complicated to use and aren’t as time consuming as creating…

Change | Process improvement

Want your Process improvement project to succeed – Try this tip

  Have you have tried process improvement in the past and found it didn’t yield the required benefits? Did it become too difficult to manage? Were senior stakeholders wanting ‘more’, ‘quicker’? With an increasingly challenging economic horizon, the need for process improvement and remaining competitive is as great as ever. So, if you want your improvement project to…