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ALSO CALLED: Re-Engineering, Reengineering, Process Reengineering, Process Quality Management, BPR, Process Innovation, Process Improvement, Business Process Engineering
DEFINITION: Business process reengineering (BPR) is the analysis and redesign of workflow within and between enterprises. BPR reached its heyday in the early 1990's when Michael Hammer and James Champy published their best-selling book, "Reengineering the Corporation". The authors promoted the idea that sometimes radical redesign and reorganization of an enterprise (wiping the slate clean) was necessary to lower  … 
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BPMS, SharePoint or Both - It’s Your Choice
sponsored by Bizagi
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the pros and cons of different process optimization options, shines light on the difference between SharePoint workflow and BPM solutions, and discusses whether or not SharePoint and BPM can work together.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 10 Jul 2014

Bizagi

Optimizing process management with IBM System z white paper
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn more about the types of process problems that business process management (BPM) can address and how to determine where they exist in your organization so you can prioritize projects and start experiencing the benefits of BPM.
Posted: 13 Feb 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

IBM

Drive growth and value with proven BPM solutions from IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to ensure a successful BPM initiative within your midsized organization.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 03 Nov 2011

IBM

SAP NetWeaver Business Process Management
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for an overview of a new approach to BPM which allows you to quickly model and execute new business processes, without error-prone and time-consuming coding. Learn how this strategy drives business flexibility and speed by allowing the quick change or implementation of business processes.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

SAP AG

Incorporating Master Data Governance into Business Processes
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at common problems experienced by MDM programs. Inside, learn how coupling MDM with business process management (BPM) can help provide greater governance and success for MDM programs.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

SAP AG

SAP NetWeaver Business Rules Management
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a strategy for externalizing business rules for centralized management and consistent implementation across business applications. Also inside, discover how this approach can help close the gap which can occur between the design and coding phases of business rule implementation.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

SAP AG

Business rules and decisioning for process experts
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover how decisioning can be used as a method for enhancing process orientation to deliver greater value to the business. Continue reading to learn the critical importance of identifying and controlling how the decisions within processes and applications are made.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

SAP AG

Three Steps to Progress BPM from Project to Program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how the trend of broader BPM programs has changed what companies need in terms of BPM technology and “know-how.” Continue reading to learn three steps for helping establish a solid foundation for a BPM program that can enable your organization to easily scale its process improvement capability.
Posted: 05 Aug 2011 | Published: 05 Aug 2011

IBM

IBM Business Process Manager—Powerfully Simple
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a single platform which unprecedented visibility into all of your business processes enterprise-wide.
Posted: 05 Aug 2011 | Published: 05 Aug 2011

IBM

Business rules and decisioning for process experts
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover how decisioning can be used as a method for enhancing process orientation to deliver greater value to the business. Continue reading to learn the critical importance of identifying and controlling how the decisions within processes and applications are made.
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 | Published: 01 Aug 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Enhancing Business Process Management with Business Rules
sponsored by FICO
WHITE PAPER: While a business process management system can save time and cut costs by governing process, it can’t decide what to do, given a particular circumstance. A business rules management system enables the right decisions to be made quickly. This white paper uses case studies to illustrate the value of adding rules to BPM.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

FICO

The 7 Key Components for an Effective Case Management Methodology
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Case management is a care delivery framework with the potential to relieve three of the most significant pressures facing hospital leaders. The purpose of this paper is to illustrate a number of ways in which hospital case management can and does produce clinical, operational, and financial benefits for the organizations that employ them.
Posted: 05 May 2010 | Published: 05 May 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Winning the Performance Battle: Standardizing Best Practices with Technology
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the important elements and key benefits of standardizing business processes and operating procedures based on uniform, organization wide technology. It also serves as a guide for engineering and construction (E&C) firms choosing the right technology to promote standardization across their organizations.
Posted: 09 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Unlock the Hidden IT Opportunities in Troubled Economic Times
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT executives are under intense pressure to cut costs, and that pressure is significantly increased by the current grim economic outlook. So, how can your organization weather this economic storm? Surprisingly, a variety of opportunities for IT are hidden within today's financial challenges. Learn how with the right approach, processes, and...
Posted: 18 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Modernizing IT: Strategies for Improving Service Quality and Reducing IT Costs
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Working harder simply won't get you there. No matter how many people you allocate, sinking more labor into old IT practices cannot concurrently meet rising demands on IT and cut costs. Read about cost-effective, automated ways to meet this challenge head-on in our latest article, “Strategies for Modernizing IT, Reducing Costs, and..”
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Enterprise Contract Management for Life Sciences: Integrating Contract Creation, Administration, and Execution
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Leading life sciences companies are recognizing the need for synchronized, enterprise-wide pricing and contract management processes. An integrated solution can provide the transparency needed to satisfy auditors, balance pricing with go-to-market strategies, and support sales and finance teams - including accurately predicting margins.
Posted: 04 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SAP AG

IBM WebSphere Message Broker, Version 6.1 with IBM WebSphere Adapters: Communicating with Enterprise Information Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how WebSphere® adapter nodes within IBM® WebSphere Message Broker V6.1 speed and simplify the tasks of creating integrated processes, resulting in greater productivity and lower cost.
Posted: 12 Feb 2009 | Published: 11 Feb 2009

IBM

Breakaway BPM - A New Era of Business Process Management
sponsored by Metastorm
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to effectively invest in a Business Process Management (BPM) initiative. Learn how to gain the real-time visibility necessary for complete lifecycle process management.
Posted: 19 Feb 2008 | Published: 19 Jul 2007

Metastorm

Top 10 Trends of BI for 2007
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: Successful BI initiatives start with improvements to organizational components. Read this paper to discover the top 10 trends that will shape BI priorities in 2007 and how improving business processes can ensure successful BI initiatives in your business.
Posted: 29 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

HP

Simple Tricks to Ace the Subnetting Portion of Any Certification Exam
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper teaches useful methods for passing certification test questions.
Posted: 06 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

Global Knowledge

The Supply Chains Innovator's Technology Footprint
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Pressure is increasing to better manage supply chains to improve customer service, lower product costs and increase business process efficiency. Read this paper to learn about best practices for improving an organization's supply chain proces...
Posted: 10 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 May 2006

Infor

Supporting the Lean Value Stream with Technology Solutions
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Supply chain-based organizations are under constant pressure to produce more value with fewer and fewer resources. Learn how organizations can eliminate production waste, allow for faster reaction to change and better manage their supply chains.
Posted: 08 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Infor

Data Quality: Standardize, Validate and Improve Your Information Assets
sponsored by DataFlux Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper will cover techniques for implementing the processes and technology necessary to correct and standardize information-and teach you a process to improve business processes to consistently produce accurate and reliable information.
Posted: 29 Feb 2004 | Published: 28 Jun 2004

DataFlux Corporation
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BUSINESS PROCESS REENGINEERING DEFINITION (continued): …  costs and increase quality of service and that information technology was the key enabler for that radical change. Hammer and Champy felt that the design of workflow in most large corporations was based on assumptions about technology, people, and organizational goals that were no longer valid. They suggested seven principles of reengineering to streamline the work process and thereby achieve significant levels of improvement in quality, time management, and cost:1. Organize around outcomes, not tasks.2. Identify all the processes in an organization and prioritize them in order of redesign … 
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