To ensure repeatable outcomes our organization may establish a process by which the work will get accomplished. These processes, process management, take on a systems perspective and require coordination with the adjacent processes. Though there may be discovery in product development and innovation may not always follow a process or script, the subsequent work endeavor to bring the product to fruition can and should be process centric.
International Standards Organization
The International Standards Organization (ISO) as the name states is an international standards body not bound to any governmental or extra-organizational body. This group works to establish and promote industrial and commercial standards. These standards range from developed and manufactured products, as well as agriculture and food as well, including quality process standards.
Capability Maturity Model Integration
Capability Maturity Model Integration or CMMI is a mechanism for assessing as well as providing a road map (staged approach) for developing an organization that is able to repeat successes. This CMMI is for development consists of a number of processes in four process areas. Those process areas are, process management, project management, engineering and support. Each of these process areas consists of a number of specific processes.
Process versus Product
Process and Bowling
I have been dabbling once again with bowing. I did this when I was a kid with my family. I bowled on a league from time to time as well. Then you graduate, get a job, wife, and child, and you sort of just stop plying for whatever reason. As I restart my bowling endeavor, […]
The Process vs. The Product
I read the article Product Beats the Process and felt compelled to respond Product Beats Process The author, Jeff Morris Jr. is right, the populous or customers at large probably do not care about how we arrived at the product. They do not care about the process. They do not care about the creative problem […]
How to Brainstorm
Using Pareto Charts
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