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Enterprise Portfolio Management - Introduction

Posted by Lianne Bodenstaff & Dick Quartel on April 17th, 2014 | Number of views: 237

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For many organizations the enterprise landscape is growing out of control. Simply keeping up with competition and evolving markets means that organizations constantly renew services offered to customers. These new services are supported by new processes, applications and infrastructure that are added to the landscape, making it larger and more complex.

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Achieving agility with data virtualization (1/2)

Posted by Bas van Gils on April 17th, 2014 | Number of views: 171

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Agility is a key ability of enterprises. This is particularly true in the current tough economic times. There is a lot of (external / management) pressure to quickly respond to changing conditions: the pace at which customers demand changes, the pressure of new laws and regulations, and the ease with...

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You can make anything out of LEGO™

Posted by Bas van Gils on April 15th, 2014 | Number of views: 270

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The Museu Nacional d’art de Catalunya is one of the most impressive museums in all of Barcelona. Not only because of its impressive collection of late medieval art, also because of the majestic location: the Palau Nacional is an Italian styled palace with large staircases, fountains etcetera.

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Towards Value-Driven Architecting

Posted by Marc Lankhorst on April 11th, 2014 | Number of views: 474

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In my previous blog post on Enterprise Architecture at BiZZdesign in 2014, I described how the true value of architecture lies in its relationship with other disciplines within the enterprise.

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LeanCoach. Measure – Analysis selection

Posted by Peter Matthijssen & Jan-Jaap Elskamp on April 8th, 2014 | Number of views: 269

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This Blog focusses on the Analysis selection, the last step of the Measure phase (M in DMAIC). This step creates a bridge between the Measure and the Analysis Phase. 

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LeanCoach. Measure – Fact collection

Posted by Peter Matthijssen & Jan-Jaap Elskamp on April 4th, 2014 | Number of views: 323

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Last technique in the Measure phase (M in DMAIC), the Fact collection will be the subject of this Blogpost. Facts and numbers about potential causes of problems and the process in general will give you a better understanding of the process and the way of working, and are therefore essential...

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Operational excellence in the self-serve warehouse of IKEA

Posted by Bas Beuger on April 2nd, 2014 | Number of views: 857

The life of a process consultant results in experiencing some ordinary shopping-situations through a different lens. In this blog I share my personal experience when buying a ‘Pax’ wardrobe at IKEA and how I think the process in the self-serve warehouse of IKEA can even be improved a little bit...

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Enterprise Architecture in Healthcare

Posted by Marc Lankhorst & Joost Niehof on April 1st, 2014 | Number of views: 831

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On March 20, we organized a workshop at BiZZdesign for enterprise architects in healthcare. A mixed group, from hospitals and other healthcare providers. In the workshop, various issues were discussed. We want to highlight some of these topics in this blog.

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LeanCoach. Measure – Process mapping

Posted by Peter Matthijssen & Jan-Jaap Elskamp on March 24th, 2014 | Number of views: 515

In two previous blogposts we have discussed the lean techniques Brainstorm and Fishbone, which are part of the Measure phase (M in DMAIC). Forelast technique in this phase that we will discuss is the Process overview or Process map.

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LeanCoach. Measure – Fishbone

Posted by Peter Matthijssen & Jan-Jaap Elskamp on March 11th, 2014 | Number of views: 367

In a previous blogpost we elaborated on the first Lean technique in the Measure Phase (M in DMAIC). This post will focus on the Ishikawa diagram, better known as the Fishbone Diagram. 

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