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What do you call the phenomena of process creep?

Excessive complexity in processes is called "Red Tape" You can see the Merriam Webster definition of red tape here: Official routine or procedure marked by excessive complexity which results in delay ...
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What do you call the phenomena of process creep?

Bureaucratization Tendency to manage an organization by adding more controls, adherence to rigid procedures, and attention to every detail for its own sake. Red tape is about right, but it refers ...
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Collapsed sub-process with multiple end events (BPMN)

An Event-based gateway can manage subprocesses with dynamic paths based on intermediate events: Event based gateways are a special case of deferred choice pattern where the process chooses a ...
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Why does it take time to implement Scrum properly?

One of the biggest challenges in a successful Scrum approach is that it requires organisation level change to happen. Scrum does not impact just the team that implements it. It is an agile framework ...
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Dealing with external departments when changing to continous delivery / smaller feature scope

By making sure you have cross functional teams. If there are sales or marketing actions that need to happen before release, then you need representatives on the team to make sure they happen on the ...
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Why does it take time to implement Scrum properly?

In most organisations the development teams are battling against hard requirement, whether generated by internal stakeholders or actual customers. Because of this, most organisations will struggle ...
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Why does it take time to implement Scrum properly?

I wouldn't say those things are essential (and what does "breathing space" really mean anyway?). What is important is the consent of the stakeholder(s) / customer(s) to collaborate in making ...
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How do you map complex business data models & processes into a formal representation with validations?

I'm a relatively new internal project manager and really new to business to be honest, and I'd like to improve the whole thing but not sure where to start yet. You need to start by understanding the ...
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What do you call the phenomena of process creep?

I think it's just called waste. I never heard of a specific term other than waste being used. Look for TIM WOODS in your organization: T: Transport I: Inventory M: Motion W: Waiting O: Over ...
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Should a process map include exceptions?

A common approach is to use Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis in conjunction with a happy path process map. The purpose of P-FMEA is to identify potential ways each step in the process may ...
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How to define work breakdown structure (WBS) with alternative paths?

TL;DR You currently have an X/Y problem because your work packages have dependencies on a currently-undefined business strategy. This drives your need to develop branches for "alternate paths" in ...
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