Treat Yourself during World #BRMWeek 2019
During the week of February 11-16, 2018, join us in honoring all of your and your BRM team’s hard work and accomplishments in a week-long celebration: World #BRMWeek!
BRM Benchmarking® – Your Measuring Tool for Success
This new membership benefit, BRM Benchmarking, along with the consolidated input from our single global BRM community will provide answers to these questions. BRM Benchmarking will provide an interactive tool, with tiered-accessibility based on membership levels, which will allow BRMs to enter data and see real-time comparisons against a selected group of filters.
Why BRMs Should Advocate for Peer Support
By advocating for a mentally healthy workforce, you can help your organization save money while also encouraging the most valuable part of any business: its people.
Shaping the Future of BRM — a BRM Executive Brief
After the Executive Breakfast at BRMConnect 2018, a group of execs gathered to hear Kip Fanta present the BRM Executive Briefing and discuss the exciting future of business, as a function across the organization converge and share ownership of strategy and success by advancing their existing business relationship management capability.
Emotional Intelligence — The Secret to Sharpening Your Social Skills
When tested alongside 33 other important skills, a workplace study by TalentSmart determined that emotional intelligence is the strongest predictor of workplace success. It directly related to 58 percent of success in a variety of jobs.
Business Relationship Management Professional (BRMP®) – A Catalyst for the Digital Transformation Journey
Recently, I received the opportunity to conduct a BRMP workshop for an organization aspiring to move its BRM team’s role from Service Management to Value Management. Through the workshop, the team sought out strategies to advance their position in the Business Relationship Maturity Model.
Could “Why” be the BRMs Access into the World of Strategic Partnership?
People seldom start with the common understanding of how IT can contribute to the organization’s raison d’être, given that IT is often viewed as a support service. So, the next time you are searching for a way into the super elite world of strategic partnerships, consider investing some time answering the “Why?” question.
Employee Burnout — 5 Simple Steps to Avoid It
If you structure your culture around employee satisfaction, you will notice measurable improvements felt throughout the entire value chain. Studies show that culture-driven organizations experience 22 percent higher productivity, and 30 percent stronger customer satisfaction than other businesses.
Take the Hill: Making the Most out of BRMConnect 2018
Now that BRMConnect is over, it’s time to reflect on what we’re bringing back to work with us on Monday. In his closing keynote on Wednesday evening, Kip Fanta, Principal of the Kip Fanta Group, challenged us to answer a simple question.
From the Desk of the CIO – BRM Institute
Throughout the entire BRMConnect experience, we’ve heard from so many amazing BRMs and industry leaders. Each and every one of them offered unique perspectives and fresh insight, furthering the knowledge base of our community. This morning, Stephen Clemons from SMUD added icing to the cake!
Journey of BRM: Purdue Part 4
In March 2018, the BRM Annual Report was distributed to college leadership. It is a vibrant contrast to our first report, a single page of event and task counts. The annual report illustrates our growth and maturity in a year. We are still learning, improving and, more importantly, moving forward.
Business Relationship Management: Not Behind a Desk
When you think of “business” or “IT” you probably imagine some cookie cutter desk sitting beneath bright fluorescent lights in a large office building. It’s so easy for many roles to quickly become trapped in monotonous routine, seeing the same faces and holding the same conversations.