Elise Olding

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Change Resistance is a Myth!

by Elise Olding  |  April 9, 2014  |  Submit a Comment

Yes, that’s right! I believe change resistance is a myth. It’s an easy way for those leading change to blame the organization for not changing. I’m going to suggest that as a change agent, the buck stops with you. To be effective with “Big Change” you will need to be adept at influencing change and [...]

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Get Your Game On at the Gartner BPM Summit in Baltimore

by Elise Olding  |  April 24, 2012  |  5 Comments

Next week’s BPM summit will have something for everyone from beginners wanting to know the right steps in the journey – to emerging trends for our advanced practitioners to explore. At this years conference we are adding a layer of fun based on our gamification keynote by Gabe Zichermann (Twitter @gzicherm and his bio is [...]

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The Gartner BPM Summit In Baltimore – Two weeks and Counting

by Elise Olding  |  April 13, 2011  |  Submit a Comment

The US BPM Summit is a few weeks away! We have 715 attendees as of this morning. Last month we held the European BPM Summit in London. It was attended by approximately 300. Looking back, the buzz there was amazing. There was so much energy and interaction. I left feeling truly excited about what we [...]

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Gartner Announces Winners of the 2011 BPM Excellence Awards

by Elise Olding  |  March 14, 2011  |  1 Comment

The winners of the 2011 BPM Excellence Awards have been announced! We had a great response to our call for submissions – 24 in all.  A rigorous selection process was applied with participation from the entire Gartner BPM team, as well as analysts from our business applications and vertical industry groups. A huge “THANKS” to [...]

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Gartner BPM Summit London – Twitter Stats

by Elise Olding  |  March 10, 2011  |  Submit a Comment

The BPM Summit was held March 7 and 8 in London. The 275 attendees made the most of the two packed days – attending sessions, visiting the vendor show floor, chatting with the Gartner analysts and making connections with other attendees. I had a wonderful time and did get out for some great Indian food. [...]

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Building an Innovative Culture – Kaiser Permanente’s Garfield Innovation Center

by Elise Olding  |  January 20, 2011  |  3 Comments

Last month I had the pleasure of going to Kaiser Permanente’s Garfield Innovation Center with Jim Sinur and Brian Blau from Gartner. What a candy store of ideas! Just being there made me feel inspired and more innovative. There’s a lot going on but one thing that struck me was how having the innovation center [...]

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Will Mobile Apps be the BPMS Killer?

by Elise Olding  |  November 30, 2010  |  8 Comments

Now that I have your attention…are you considering the inclusion of mobile apps in your business process design? Are you knowledgeable about how apps can be integrated into your design? If not, then it’s time to start. Mobile apps can not only deliver a competitive advantage, but can also be part of a larger cost-reduction effort. [...]

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Efficiency, Design and Behavior

by Elise Olding  |  November 23, 2010  |  5 Comments

A while back I wrote a blog questioning if processes can change behavior. What about design? Think about the iPhone – a work of art, sheer beauty and joy to those who use it (well except for the phone part!). Take an aircraft as another example. The aisles are just wide enough for the beverage [...]

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Twitter Recap: Gartner Sydney Symposium – Day 1

by Elise Olding  |  November 16, 2010  |  Comments Off

Carol Rozwell and I are monitoring the tweets from Oakland, Boston and now Phoenix.  There are over 1500 attendees in Sydney.  We wish it was 1502!  The number of tweet volume is approximately the same as in Orlando and Cannes Symposia, however the number of those tweeting in relation to attendance is higher.  The tweet [...]

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Twitter – Gartner Symposium Sydney

by Elise Olding  |  November 15, 2010  |  1 Comment

Carol Rozwell and I will once again be monitoring the twitter stream from afar. I can certainly say that I will miss being in Sydney – one of my favorite cities in the world. The food, the people and the weather can’t be beat! Have a wonderful conference, engage and use #GartnerSyd to join the twitter [...]

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