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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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7 Key Considerations for Implementing Managed File Transfers
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, discover the 7 key components to look for in a managed file transfer solution, including file governance and control, visibility, and end-to-end management.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Automic

The Future of IT Workload Automation
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth whitepaper, discover a new systemic automation platform which can improve infrastructure management, empower IT staff, and handle tasks across on-premise, hybrid, and cloud environments.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Automic

Fixing Finance: Work in Process
sponsored by Adaptive Insights
WHITE PAPER: In this brief paper, learn about CFOs' top priorities for process improvement and 3 motivations for fixing finance. Discover why CFOs are pushing for more process improvement, and the benefits that can come from these programs.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

Adaptive Insights

7 Tips to Achieve End-to-End Business Process Automation
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Access this guide that provides 7 key capabilities that you need to automate your business processes end-to-end. Learn how to regain control, shorten processing times, and make those last minute scrambles to meet deadlines a thing of the past with these 7 capabilities.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

Automic

How to Reduce Batch Implementation Time in Retail Environments
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper describes an automation tool that will help retailers enhance processing speed and functionality, deliver company-wide business process automation, and reduce errors. The result – a reliable, accurate and trouble-free batch retail process.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Automic

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Solutions
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: View this whitepaper now to discover a solution that addresses challenges by enabling IT organizations to speed time to production, automate operations and reduce administrative costs by providing integrated systems
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Hitachi Data Systems

Simplify and automate Oracle application processing and connected enterprise workflows
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper that highlights an automation platform that provides multiple forms of automation from one, central environment, which greatly improves visibility across your business processes and ensures your application investments are realized into the future.
Posted: 16 Sep 2014 | Published: 16 Sep 2014

Automic

Mass Data Processing For SAP Industry Solutions
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Oracle Financials offers extensive functionality, yet closing the books on a financial period is typically time consuming and involves numerous manual steps. View this resource to discover how automation can dramatically reduce errors and resources during the financial closing process.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 12 Sep 2014

Automic

Enhance Automation Within, Around, and Beyond Oracle E-Business Suite
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: How do you get around the shortcomings of  internal job schedulers to put you back in control of your business processes? Find out in this white paper that offers a technology that can help you reduce implementation time, accelerate business processes, and provide true enterprise scheduling.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Automic

The Five Pitfalls to Avoid Before Implementing BPM Software
sponsored by Interneer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the 5 pitfalls of implementing BPM software and how to avoid them. Read on to learn why it's so important to involve employees and management in every step of the implementation.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Interneer, Inc.

Kogan.com centralises IT infrastructure with Google Apps
sponsored by Google
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to discover how one large online company was able to centralize its IT infrastructure, enhance communications internally and externally, and ensure zero downtime with respect to emails and work documents with the help of Google Apps.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Google

Don’t Go Up in Flames: Navigate Time Tracking Acrobatics within the Enterprise
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: If the lack of visibility into where time is spent is a problem for your organization, time tracking may be the biggest, simplest thing you could do to improve the ability of IT and the PMO to accelerate business growth.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

Innotas

Sales Crediting - Strategies to Help you Succeed
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn how a Sales Performance Management solution can help you take your sales strategy to the next level.  Read on to discover how leveraging such a technology can ease the processes of sales crediting and territory management while reducing your strategy’s complexity.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Build for Growth: Master the ICM Advantage in the Life Sciences - How Incentive Compensation Management Fuels Dynamic, High-Performing Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Businesses
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative resource to discover how Incentive Compensation Management technology fuels dynamic, high-performing pharmaceutical and medical device businesses and can help you easily and effectively implement variable compensation programs.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Build for Growth: Master the ICM Advantage in High Technology - How Incentive Compensation Management Fuels Dynamic, High Performance Technology Businesses
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative resource to discover how Incentive Compensation Management technology fuels dynamic, high performance technology businesses and creates rewards for the workforce based on clear milestones and variable compensation programs.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Build for Growth: Master the ICM Advantage in Retail - How Incentive Compensation Management Fuels Dynamic, High Performance Retail Businesses
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative resource to discover how Incentive Compensation Management technology fuels dynamic, high performance retail businesses and promotes productivity through compensation programs, streamlined administration, and rewards contributions that advance growth initiatives.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

How Incentive Compensation Management Fuels Dynamic, High Performance Enterprises
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative resource to discover how Incentive Compensation Management technology fuels dynamic, high performance enterprises and can simplify and improve efforts to organize and incentivize workforces to strive to succeed. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Budgeting: Beyond Spreadsheets
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With new technologies—such as planning and analysis solutions powered by IBM Cognos® software—companies are automating the process, getting faster reports and data that fuel "what is" and "what if" scenarios. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

IBM

CFO Research - Beyond Numbers: The Challenge of Telling your Company's Story
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a narrative analysis can ultimately help CFOs with their planning and assist company growth.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Emerging Trends in BPM
sponsored by Interneer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, the emerging trends of BPM are discussed along with the benefits they can bring to any company considering a BPM solution deployment. Learn how these platforms are usually focused on human-centric processes (workflows that connect people and data), simplicity and speed.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2009

Interneer, Inc.

Interneer : We Walk the Talk
sponsored by Interneer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief paper to see how any business person can create applications that will not only help your customers, but your company as well. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Interneer, Inc.

How to Reap Full Benefits of BPM with Design and Modelling Tools
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a BPM suite that can support the full BPM life cycle and deliver dynamic tools and platforms regardless of whether you're undertaking business process methodology driven initiatives, or execution-based modeling for small processes.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

K2

What the Gartner Analysts are Saying About Government Solutions and Interoperability
sponsored by MicroPact
WHITE PAPER: Budgets are being cut and pressure continues to mount for federal agencies to run leaner and meaner. This paper looks at Gartner analyst coverage of government's approach to developing secure and cost-effective solutions.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

MicroPact

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

Smarter Process in the age of the customer
sponsored by IBM
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

IBM
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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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