This pocket guide is a practical book and provides compulsory reading material for anyone who wants to learn more about SqEME® process management, or intends using SqEME. It acts as an instructive guide, with directives and tips showing an efficient approach for structuring, mastering and improving processes; supported by real life case studies.
This pocket guide explains the essentials of SqEME® process management. As a methodology, SqEME ® views processes from four different perspectives known as windows. The content of this title is broken down into these four windows:
The language and drawing conventions for SqEME are dealt with as key issues.
SqEME® is an open standard for developing a processed-centred architecture of an enterprise. It may be reproduced freely by any organization wishing to use it to develop a governance structure on the quality of their business processes.
SqEME® Process Management is a method that facilitates discussion of the design of the organization, in a subtle but unambiguous way. Processes have to hold a prominent place in observing organizations: how are the different parts of the organization tuned to each other and how does adequate communication take place?
SqEME® as a methodology views processes from four different perspectives. SqEME® calls these windows, by means of which one seeks for the Constitution, Chemistry, Correspondence and Construction of the enterprise.
SqEME® is the result of more than twenty years experience with the management of business processes within various organizations. SqEME® has been applied successfully in industry (chemistry, automotive, construction, paper), in the business sector (IT service, healthcare), in the non-profit sector, and in public companies such as the Prosecution Counsel, County Councils and local authorities.
The SqEME® Foundation is a platform for discussing the method and its application, where insights into the basic assumptions and backgrounds are shared: www.sqeme.org.