Category Archives: Business Process

Make Better, Faster Decisions With VGR: Values, Goals, and Resources

Karl Sakas — May 17, 2018 Follow @KarlSakas — May 17, 2018 Make better—and faster—decisions at your agency with my Values, Goals, and Resources (VGR) shortcut! Do any—or all—of these sound like you at your agency? You’re stuck with “Analysis Paralysis” on a big decision, because each choice has pros and cons. You want to … Continue reading Make Better, Faster Decisions With VGR: Values, Goals, and Resources

The Psychology of Processes: How to Work with Imperfect Humans

Benjamin Brandall — February 28, 2018 — February 28, 2018 Humans are responsible for 70% of airplane crashes, 90% of car wrecks, and 90% of workplace accidents. But people are also a core part of business. The same factors that make humans irreplaceable — nuanced judgment, emotion, and creativity — also make humans a pain … Continue reading The Psychology of Processes: How to Work with Imperfect Humans

Do You Practice Lean Processes? How About Lean Accounting and Finance? – Part 2

Alan Hart — September 2, 2017 — September 2, 2017 In the first installment of this article, I wrote: If every iteration of the budget requires many hours or even days of work to recompile the budget and its derived forecasted reports and financial statements, you are not practicing Lean Budgeting! Here’s why: If your … Continue reading Do You Practice Lean Processes? How About Lean Accounting and Finance? – Part 2