Agile Business Change for January 2008

  1. Book review: "Business Process Improvement " by Paul Harmon (Second Edition)
  2. Ideas for a large-scale system deployment
  3. Columbus and avoiding systematic errors

1) Book review: "Business Process Improvement" by Paul Harmon (Second Edition)

This is the second edition of a book that I have previously reviewed. The 2003 edition is now showing its age and the new 2007 edition brings the material up to date in a fast-moving field – indeed over half of the material has been re-written. The sub-title is “A guide for business process managers and BPM and Six-sigma professionals” gives a clue to the changes in the four years since original edition.  Read more...

2)  Ideas for a large-scale system deployment

A senior stakeholder for a client of mine has a knack of planning (and executing) common-sense deployment ideas.  Read more...

3)  Columbus and avoiding systematic errors

I’m interested in historical sea-voyages of discovery, and I was intrigued to read that on Columbus's 1492 voyage, his crew were ill at ease about the proposed journey through uncharted waters for an indefinite period to an unknown destination. Read more...

All best wishes for the month ahead.

Kind regards,
Marcus Price

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