Analyze the “as-is” process and develop options for a new process:
Inspect the process for work that adds little or no value.
Identify decisions and branches in the process that are unnecessary or too late in the process.
Find opportunities to reduce or eliminate rework.
Consider automating repetitive process steps.
Refine inputs or process steps to minimize effort.
Devise ways to reduce or eliminate process loops.
Consider methods that increase process flexibility.
List the options you found, and select the most promising alternatives. Describe the “to-be” process that incorporates these changes.
Present the new process to your stakeholders and get approval to proceed with replacement of the old process. Apply integrated change control ...