"Social" seems to be the buzz word, if not the implementation, in just about every enterprise application today. Some vendors have done a nice job identifying how to bring social into the realm of usability, while others seem to be delivering a lot of "check box" acknowledgement. Granted, the industry is in its early stages — with business process management vendors trying to figure out the right "formula" for integrating social with BPM.
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At what point will your organization be ready to adopt a business process mindset and implement a process-focused way of working?
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CEOs are not always the most touchy-feely beings on the planet, however successful CEOs understand the organizational culture of their companies —and mold the process culture in such a way as to optimize employee contribution. As we look at successful companies, we often have the opportunity to get a glimpse of both their organizational culture and process culture. We see that when CEOs demonstrate respect for employees and their contributions — and figure out how to map these to business goals—the business prospers and employees feel valued. One feeds the other, and the benefits are far reaching.
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In the course of the lifecycle of almost any business, someone invariably gets the idea that some aspect of the organization could be run better — and suggests that ‘change might do everyone some good.’ The idea of making some change (or set of changes) generally comes from a place called ‘good intentions’ or ‘progressive thinking.’ It might be thought of as being along the lines of, "We are doing well, but could be doing better."