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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.
Culture: The Elephant in the Room
Every BRM can relate to the frustration of a failed transformation initiative. According to Cheryl White and Laura Wilcox of Service Made Simple, the historical success rate of traditional change management delivering the target ROI is less than 20%.
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!
2018 Global Excellence Award Winners
After an exciting first couple of days at BRMConnect 2018, we are happy to announce this years Global Excellence Award Winners, the most prestigious awards in the BRM community. These standout BRMs received recognition for all the work they’ve done to advance the cause of Business Relationship Management worldwide.
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.
Find Your Purpose: Consider Your Passions and Take Action
In Glenn Remoreras’ keynote speech, he demonstrated how to find your purpose as a BRM. This is important because at the end of the day, the Heart of BRM is Purpose. Finding this resolve will help you identify how to push the boundaries of your contributions to generate Business Value.
BRMConnect 2018 Kickoff- Paradise Point San Diego!!
With 300 attendees from all over the world, this promises to be the most exciting BRMConnect yet! Set on a verdant island in San Diego, California, attendees can network, learn and teach in Paradise as they choose from 9 different tracks and 30 different sessions.
The Critical Importance of Titles and Leads in Our Writing
The quality and information contained in your writing doesn’t matter if no one ever reads it. As a leader and Business Relationship Manager, writing to convey a message or to impart knowledge is a necessary skill.