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ALSO CALLED: Management Operations, Business Functions, Business Operations
DEFINITION: A business process is a set of coordinated tasks and activities, conducted by both people and equipment, that will lead to accomplishing a specific organizational goal. Business process management (BPM) is a systematic approach to improving those processes. The Business Process Management Initiative (BPMI), a non-profit organization, exists to promote the standardization of common business processes,  … 
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How to Be Agile with Business Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource from Gartner provides a step-by-step guide on how to gain analytic agility with analytic processes, analytic teams, and technology and architecture.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

IBM

Leverage CPQ Strategies to Sell More, Faster
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores cloud-based CPQ (configure, price, quote) strategies that help businesses eliminate human error and speed up quote turnaround time. Learn how to automate your configuration and quoting processes in order to sell more, faster.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 25 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation

Empower Business Processes by Modernising IT Infrastructure and Data Centre Performance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Entreprise & Intel® (Processor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to adopt an IT infrastructure that supports a flexible consumption approach, and that optimizes your server management.
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 | Published: 24 Nov 2015

Hewlett-Packard Entreprise & Intel® (Processor Intel® Xeon®)

ITIL® Implementation: Where to Begin
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to gain the understanding you need to implement ITIL with instructions and tips for important steps such as internal employee communications, determining potential pain points and methods for evaluating your existing processes.
Posted: 16 Oct 2015 | Published: 16 Oct 2015

Global Knowledge

Survey Results: B2B Integration and Collaboration Survey
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Aberdeen Group report examines user feedback from a B2B integration and collaboration survey. Learn how companies are rising to the B2B challenge through adoption of collaboration initiatives, the prioritized strategic actions they are taking, and the tools they are leveraging to meet demand.
Posted: 28 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

IBM

Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6 Compared to Pegasystems Pega 7 BPM
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Performing comparisons between leading BPM systems could take ages to perform on your own -- fortunately, this competitive brief does some of the work for you. Take a look at how Red Hat JBoss BPM suite compares to Pegasystems, Inc.'s Pega 7 BPM in terms of the five essential criteria for choosing a BPM system
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Red Hat

Behavior-Driven Development and BRMS
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Test-driven development (TDD), behavior-driven development (BDD), and domain-driven development (DDD) comprise an approach to BRMS development ensuring predictable and productive processes. In this white paper, learn how development teams can deliver products faster and keep pace with the demands of our rapid global marketplace.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Red Hat

Workflow, Rules, and CEP Combine to Drive New Business Value
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to see why today's BPM projects involve a shift from manual to automated tasks, back-end orchestration, extensive use of rules, event-driven problem detection, and more dynamic capabilities that support knowledge workers.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Red Hat

Best Practices: Maximizing IT Efficiency Through Service Automation
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this Enterprise Management Associates white paper to learn about the 6 best practices for maximizing IT efficiency through service automation.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Grow Revenue with NGA and SAP SuccessFactors
sponsored by NGA Human Resources
WHITE PAPER: This info sheet highlights an HR service provider that offers a full range of consulting, payroll, and business process optimization (BPO) services to help your business get the most out of a cloud-based HR system.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

NGA Human Resources

Making Business Processes Smarter in the Age of the Customer
sponsored by RXP Services
WHITE PAPER: Customers expect your operations to be instant, seamless and insightful so that each interaction is fast and effective. Access this fascinating white paper today to learn about expert solutions for improving business operations so as to effectively cater to customer interactions.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

RXP Services

ROI analysis: JBoss Enterprise BRMS Compared to Drools, the JBoss Community Project
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Drools, a business rules management system (BRMS) created by members of the JBoss developer community, offers the innovation you need for early stage projects or proof-of-concepts. But when it comes to mission-critical applications, don't you want the assurance of SLA-based support, patches, and updates?
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Red Hat

Meeting BPM Requirements of Both IT and Business
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This expert guide addresses the ideal BPM platform capabilities for today's organizations to meet the disparate needs of both technical departments and the line of business.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 09 May 2014

OpenText

Bridge the Gap Between Business and IT with Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover a BPM suite that helps bridge the gap between business and IT, empowering non-technical and technical users alike to define and manage business processes across the enterprise
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Red Hat

Big Data in Big Companies
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Explore the following white paper to join analytics pioneer, Tom Davenport, as he reveals the findings of how big data fits into the data and analytics infrastructure of 20 large organizations. Find out how these companies are handling big data, the tools and skill sets used to maximize ROI, and what the future holds with analytics 3.0.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 21 Apr 2014

Red Hat

Data Integration for the Real Time Enterprise
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: To succeed amidst global uncertainty requires business agility. In this white paper, learn about the many benefits of enabling a real-time enterprise, and better understand how, via data integration, you can maintain a competitive advantage by helping deliver timely and accurate data to your customers.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Informatica

Move from Reactive to Proactive Business Process Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about Enterprise Process Automation (EPA), which is designed to unlock your organization's potential for speed, efficiency, accuracy, and compliance by creating alignment across the business and technical silos within a company.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Top 6 "Must-Have" Technologies for Small and Midsize Manufacturers
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource counts down six critical manufacturing technologies that every small and midsize organization should have.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Core HR Kit: Cut costs, engage your people, and ensure compliance
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers insight to help you choose an effective core HR system. Read on to discover key benefits of the right tool and learn how you can get started today.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

SuccessFactors

Achieve Effective BPM with Cloud Provisioning
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a cloud provisioning technology with a workflow-enabled framework, allowing you to create, provision, and orchestrate virtual "bundles" of on-premise and cloud capabilities that make up a new product, service, or application.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

OpenText

The Great Debate: One Integrated Business System VS. Siloed Applications
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the challenges of siloed software applications, and describes how an integrated business system can give you the power to conquer operational inefficiency and support business growth.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

From Fear to Fortune: Lessons from Leveraging the Cloud
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the lessons that real-world organizations have learned from their journey to the cloud, and explores how the cloud can cure common business pain points.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

Intel Distribution of Apache Hadoop: A Dell Partner for Dell/Hadoop
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces an open source software platform that includes Hadoop components for distributed processing and big data management.
Posted: 21 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Automated Job Management
sponsored by Hitachi Asia Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: With a job management system, you can automate job management for easier, more effective management across a complex IT landscape. View this informative resource to explore the benefits of the Hitachi JP1 job management system.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Hitachi Asia Ltd.

Dynamic Business - From Aspiration to Reality
sponsored by Microsoft India
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how you can make your organization a dynamic business with the right set of innovative and proactive applications and tools.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Mar 2013

Microsoft India
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BUSINESS PROCESSES DEFINITION (continued): … A business process is a set of coordinated tasks and activities, conducted by both people and equipment, that will lead to accomplishing a specific organizational goal. Business process management (BPM) is a systematic approach to improving those processes. The Business Process Management Initiative (BPMI), a non-profit organization, exists to promote the standardization of common business processes, as a means of furthering e-business and business-to-business (B2B) development. To this end, the organization has developed the Business Process Modeling Language (BPML), an Extensible Markup Language (XML)-based metalanguage for modeling business processes.
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