Business Analyst, Business Analysis and BA are all terms that can be used to describe the same job. The term "business analysis" is often associated with software development projects where an individual will work on requirements gathering for new products or services. A business analyst may also perform other tasks such as process mapping,
Local Government Improvement We run our regular fortnightly Success Labs sessions for our users (sign up here). In a recent customer survey, the feedback we are getting most is that customers want to hear other customer stories. I was delighted to be sent a link to this excellent podcast with Paul Shepherd, Founder and CEO
Process mapping in healthcare: a systematic review It is so rare to come across a study of process mapping in healthcare (or any Public Sector specific reviews) let alone one so comprehensive as this study. In fact, the research shows there is currently no systematic review of the use of PM in healthcare practice.
Kaizen For Business Lean IT, Six Sigma, and Kaizen are all valuable frameworks for improvement. Lean is used to limit waste within existing processes to improve a company's efficiency. On the other hand, Six Sigma targets identifying and eliminating specific issues that cause errors or lead to waste. Kaizen methods come at it from
Kaizen Events The most common time for a kaizen event is during the initial stages of a project or new initiative, but they can be helpful at any stage in your business's life cycle. There are two main types of Kaizen - Daily Kaizen and Kaizen Events. Kaizen is a Lean tool and is
Part 2 - What is Kaizen? What are the four principles of Kaizen? How do you apply them and a Kaizen philosophy in a real-life situation? Good processes create good results The basic idea of Kaizen is to constantly look for ways to improve and never stop trying to improve. We know
Beginners Guide To Kaizen - Part 1 - Background Kaizen is a process to improve processes and systems within your business continuously. This guide to Kaizen will show you the basics, which will help you and your business run more efficiently. Here's how to get started. This beginners guide to Kaizen is for