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We are excited to announce the ADDI (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement) BPM/BPMS Methodology.
ADDI is the first and only formal iBPM project execution and orchestration methodology.
With over 1,500 formal tasks, ADDI is ready to help with the tough business transformation projects. ADDI is also fleixible and adjustable - by removing tasks it can be customized to eliminate unneeded work and guide smaller business improvement projects. If you need consistency, governance and reduced risk, ADDI is for you.
ADDI is the first:
Many companies today are faced with a desire to move aggressively into Business Process Management adoption but face daunting problems with knowledge acquisition, an understanding of how to perform complex BPMS based projects, and a lack of consistency in how BPMS projects are defined, planned or executed.
ADDI was built to relieve these and a myriad of related problems that result in high risk and questionable benefit.
ADDI – Control and Governance
ADDI is the first comprehensive, vendor neutral offering in the market. It is built in Microsoft Project and offers over 1,000 tasks organized into 7 phases. These phases are:
Phase I: Pre Start Activities
Phase II: Project Setup
Phase III: Architect – Model and Analyze Current Business Operation
Phase IV: Design Improvements
Phase V: Build
Phase VI: Deploy
Phase VII: Improve – Sustained Optimization
This task based methodology is supported by a detailed “how to” manual that discusses how the task groups should be performed. The manual also provides lists of data that will be needed by the task groups and lists of deliverables –along with a definition of their contents.
Broadly focused - Customizable (no overhead)
ADDI is business focused and blends activities from Business Architecture, Process Architecture, and Enterprise Architecture. At lower levels of detail it provides the framework for a very different approach to leveraging Lean and Six Sigma to implement continuous improvement and deliver sustained business activity optimization.
Of course, ADDI looks at all the activity needed by the most complex level of BPMS supported BPM projects through its 7 phases. But, because it is built in Microsoft Project, project teams can adjust it to a project’s complexity by deleting unneeded tasks. The remaining tasks are the foundation of the project plan. Just add resource types and their costs and estimate duration and you have a plan that drives a consistent approach.
The result is consistency and reduced risk.
ADDI is a formal methodology addressing the full BPM/BPMS project life cycle - including setting the stage for ongoing evolution and sustained performance.
For additional information on the ADDI BPM/BPMS methodology, please contact Dan Morris at 630-290-4858 or firstname.lastname@example.org