Further Reading

TOGAF Case Study – Three Types of Gap

In this case study we examine the three types of gaps in enterprise architecture and how to manage transition from Current to target Architectures.

The Case for Sales Training

In a study conducted by IBM of over 4,000 companies it was identified that employees who felt they weren’t being invested in, and therefore couldn’t meet their career goals in their current organization, were 12 times more likely to consider leaving. And that’s only the start of the problem. Poor employee retention leads to increasing recruitment costs for your organization and creates unstable working environments where employees feel disengaged and lack motivation. So instead of asking whether you can afford to invest in employee training; ask yourself whether you can afford not to.

BPMN SWOT Analysis: Managing Business Processes with BPMN (2 of 2)

This is the concluding part of our 'Managing Business Processes with BPMN: SWOT Analysis'. Here we take a look at the Opportunities and Threats of Managing Business Processes with BPMN.

BPMN SWOT Analysis: Managing Business Processes with BPMN (1 of 2)

This is past 1 of 'Managing Business Processes with BPMN: SWOT Analysis' where we take a look at the strengths and weaknesses of Managing Business Processes with BPMN. Next week we'll take a look at the Opportunities and Threats.

The Case for e-Learning Infographic

The e-learning industry is growing and as more and more companies turn to e-learning to train their staff, save costs and implement education standards throughout their organizations the case for e-learning has never be stronger.

6 Secrets of High Performing Sales People

To be a high performing sales person you need to have a daily routine that sets you apart from your colleagues. So what should your routine look like? There are some simple concepts that will take you a long way in your sales career and they’re practiced by all the best sales people every day. The application of these principles is almost guaranteed to move you to the top of your field.

Cold Calling – 5 Tips to Turn Up the Heat

Let’s be honest - cold calling can feel daunting and uncomfortable. Even for the most experienced sales person it will probably be one of the toughest parts of their job and the one they regularly put off. If your standard approach is to close your eyes and hope for the best then the chances are you’ll not get much in return. Before you pick up the phone read these tips and start turning up the heat on cold calling.

BPMN: What Kinds of Organizational Assets are Business Processes?

We understand the term “asset” as any item of economic value owned by an individual or organization, especially that which could be converted into money. In this blog we take a look at how in BPMN Business Processes can be considered Organizational Assets too.

COBIT 5 Generic Enablers – A Quick Overview

This blog takes a quick look at COBIT 5 Enablers. The 7 COBIT enablers are all described by a common structure, which helps us both understand and use the enabler in practice. This structure consists of 2 major areas – enabler dimensions and enabler performance management.

Types of Waste in Lean – Quick Overview

A key concept in Lean is ‘waste’, which can be defined as anything that doesn’t add value to the customer. This blog covers the 8 different types of waste in Lean.