Bob Lambert

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Tag: Business Process Redesign

  • One More Species of Overloaded Data

    A while back I wrote the post A Field Guide to Overloaded Data, which publicized the work of Duane Hufford, who examined different types of overloaded data during the 1990s. Over the years his classifications of overloaded data effectively categorized data anomalies I encountered in the wild. That is until recently, when a colleague encountered…

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  • Reengineered Processes Need Business-Defined Data

    “Business process reengineering is the act of recreating a core business process with the goal of improving product output, quality, or reducing costs.”* Recently I’ve perused articles on business process reengineering and have been surprised to find that they share a lack of emphasis on data definition. By establishing a shared business vocabulary, identifying and…

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