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#BureacracyHack – Hacking the recruitment (Sales) process

Recruitment is a sales process As is always the case I find OneTeamGov events restorative and good for the soul. You meet great people, you learn, you get inspired and the energy in the room is fantastic. The #BureaucracyHack was totally up to standard. There were 4 pre agreed topics prepared and space

You need to act on the cause not the symptoms – process thinking

Why understanding your processes is vital Good process analysis is rare in many organisations and specifically focussing on data based decision making. For me I will always be a process geek but not many people are these days. We live in a world where Agile, Lean Startup and Design Thinking are the sexy

Why 2019 is the year to get serious about process

Its time to get your continuous improvement processes fit for the future - 2020 Process Vision Improvement Methodologies Continuous improvement (* or substitute any of these Process Improvement, Lean, Lean Startup, Kata, Kanban, Kaizen, Design Thinking, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Agile, Quality Improvement, Business Improvement, 2020 Process Vision etc) methodologies have

DL100 and Citizen Improvers

DL100 Nominations and Citizen Improvers Last week was another great week for us between reviewing processes for another DL100 nominee in Devon County Council and presenting a session on supply chains and the beer game for SW Peer Group of Localgovdigital we ended the week with fantastic news that we had been

Why our Lean and Agile approach can help you – Part 1

How our Lean and Agile approach can help you. Part 1 Project/Programme/Delivery Managers and Decision Makers Do you get asked ‘why are we doing this’? Do you get asked about benefits? Would your project pass the daily fail/local rag test? There is a better way, which has huge benefits for your organisation. Whether you

2017 Review and 2018 forward glance

2017 was a great year and 2018 will be even better! Highlights of 2017 for me have been the following: New members of the Engage Process UK user community Some great workshops and strategic support sessions Engage Process User Group Lots of great events, presentations and conversations Different sectors and processes proving the

Engage User Group in the Netherlands

User Group in the Netherlands Last week we had the opportunity to attend the User Group in the Netherlands at the kind invitation of the Engage Process team. It was great to be able to get into the office in Amsterdam as well to catch up on all the exciting things that have

GovCamp Cymru 2017

GovCamp Cymru 2017 For once an event was timed well with meetings. Two meetings on the Friday with some clients looking at interesting projects all within 30 minutes of the event venue. This was my first visit to GovCamp Cymru and the first time we have sponsored the event. The meetings went really