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Since the idea of continuous improvement was derived from the Japanese term kaizen, CI has migrated from automotive to manufacturing in general, and from there to any type of business that aspires to be world class.
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Founded in 1993, the WfMC is a global organization of adopters, architects, analysts and academics engaged in Workflow and Business Process Management. The only standards organization focused purely on process, the WfMC is the creator of XPDL, used in over 80 BPM solutions, as well as Wf-XML, Workcast, and Business Process Analytics Format (BPAF).
The BP Group is a global 'not for profit' business club originally founded in 1992. As a 'not for profit' the vision is to connect and network people interested in significantly improving organisation processes and as a consequence business performance. Our mission is to help you improve individual and corporate performance through advanced process management.
Association of Business Process Management Professionals International
The Association of Business Process Management Professionals International is a non-profit, vendor independent professional organization dedicated to the advancement of business process management concepts and its practices.
ABPMP International is practitioner-oriented and practitioner-led.
ABPMP International has local chapters in all regions of the US with many more forming in the US and Internationally. Individuals wishing to participate who are not located near an existing local chapter are urged to investigate the feasibility of starting a chapter where they are located. While they are not affiliated with a local operating chapter, members will be part of the Members-At-Large chapter which has its own elected officers and participates in ABPMP activities as any other chapter would.
ABPMP International is governed by an elected Board of Directors. Each chapter president is an ex-officio and voting member of the International Board of Directors. ABPMP International has a Board of Advisors made up of some of the most well-known authors, practitioners and thought-leaders in the field. They are also volunteers and periodically offer the Board of Directors and chapters advice on the industry and how ABPMP can best serve its members.
Future Strategies Inc. (www.FutStrat.com) publishes unique books and papers on business process management and workflow, specializing in dissemination of information about BPM, workflow and electronic commerce. As such, the company contracts and works closely with individual authors and corporations worldwide and also manages the renowned annual Global Awards for Excellence in BPM and Workflow and the new annual Adaptive Case Management Awards. Future Strategies Inc., is the publisher of the business book series New Tools for New Times, the annual Excellence in Practice series of award-winning case studies and the annual BPM and Workflow Handbook series, published in collaboration with the WfMC.
MWD Advisors is a specialist European IT advisory firm which provides practical, independent industry insights that show how leaders create tangible business improvements from IT investments.
The company was formed in 2005 by two highly regarded and influential industry analysts with nearly 40 years combined experience working for a variety of IT vendors, including Autonomy, Deloitte Consulting, ICI, Oracle, Sun and Sybase. Prior to founding MWD they both held senior positions at the advisory firm Ovum.
Since forming the company, MWD has grown to comprise a number of experienced research and advisory professionals. MWD’s analysts bring over 40 years' experience working with senior IT decision makers worldwide from a range of industries including retail, financial services, oil and gas, travel and leisure, utilities, manufacturing, public sector, healthcare and telecoms. Over 3000 subscribers currently benefit from MWD's research.
Business Process Incubator
Business Process Incubator is an online resource sparking to life the promises of Business Process Management (BPM). Free registration provides access to a wealth of BPM related resources such as free BPMN modelers, best practice presentations, verification and conversion web-services to-and-from various BPM standards, and a complete BPM eLearning curriculum.
GOAL/QPC offers people practical tools and organizational skills to support teamwork and continuous process improvement within their organizations. Our most popular product line, the Memory Jogger™ series of pocket & desktop guides, helps employees at all levels to acquire and perform critical skills for assuring product and service quality and effective process performance. Our newest additions to the Memory Jogger™ series include The Memory Jogger™ II 2nd Edition, Project Management Memory Jogger™ 2nd Edition, Performance Management Pocket Guide 2nd Edition, The Time Management Memory Jogger™, The Process Management Memory Jogger™, and The Lean Enterprise Memory Jogger™ for Service.
The Memory Jogger™ series of pocket & desktop guides helps employees at all levels to acquire and perform critical skills for assuring product and service quality and effective process performance. Our newest additions to the series include The Lean Enterprise Memory Jogger™ for Service, Project Management Memory Jogger™ 2nd Edition, and The Memory Jogger™ II 2nd Edition.
The Object Management Group® (OMG®) is an international, open membership, not-for-profit computer industry standards consortium. OMG Task Forces develop enterprise integration standards for a wide range of technologies and an even wider range of industries. OMG’s modeling standards, including the Unified Modeling Language™ (UML®) and Model Driven Architecture® (MDA®), enable powerful visual design, execution and maintenance of software and other processes, including IT Systems Modeling and Business Process Management. Visit OMG at www.omg.org.
Outsource magazine (www.outsourcemagazine.co.uk) has been an indispensable resource providing news, views, analysis and thought-leadership for the global outsourcing community since 2005.
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