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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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A Tech Company's Guide to Business Efficiency and Productivity
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: What if your company could become 20% more efficient just by making a few simple adjustments? What would that mean for your business? In this 5-part guide, learn tips and tricks to help you identify and correct inefficiencies in your business, so you can start earning the profit you deserve.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Published: 06 Jun 2017

ConnectWise

SAP Licensing After The Diageo Ruling: Understand The Importance Of Your Interface
sponsored by SNP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Interfaces are critical for business processes since they serve the information exchange within your system landscape and with external communication partners. Learn about how the decision by the United Kingdom High Court in the lawsuit between SAP UK Limited and Diageo Great Britain Limited impacts your interface environment.
Posted: 31 May 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

SNP America, Inc.

Why Should Organizations Use Business Process Management?
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Business process management (BPM) can be a vague term with no set definition – so what is it and how exactly does it benefit your organization. This white paper defines BPM and explores its different parts. Find out how to get a single, centralized view and management platform for all of your processes and operations.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 10 May 2017

Microsoft

The State of Cloud Analytics 2016
sponsored by INFORMATICA
WHITE PAPER: Now that 2016 is well in the books and we're more than a quarter into 2017, it's a good time to take a look at how cloud is changing the ways in which we work. This research report from the Enterprise Management Associates covers the state of cloud analytics from 2016, the changes and challenges we saw, and how to prepare for the future.
Posted: 26 Apr 2017 | Published: 26 Apr 2017

INFORMATICA

5 Mistakes Companies Make with Mobility and Business Process Automation Projects
sponsored by Flowfinity
WHITE PAPER: It can be tough to know which mobilization approach is best for your organization. To help you get started, here's a look at 5 common mistakes to avoid when deciding on the right approach for streamlining and automating internal business process apps.
Posted: 25 Apr 2017 | Published: 25 Apr 2017

Flowfinity

Best Practices for Integrating Business Process Management
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement integrated business process management (BPM) by using an API-led strategy. Uncover best practices for BPM design and learn how to overcome common BPM challenges, create API-led connectivity through a hybrid integration platform, and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 01 Mar 2017

MuleSoft

How to Execute the Perfect Business Analysis Interview
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: It's easy to be side railed when conducting a business analysis interview. For the most success, you need to properly lay the interview groundwork, but which steps are most critical? In this report, explore the contextual meaning of discourse, learn how to formulate meaningful questions, how to assure a structured conversational flow, and more.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Feb 2017

Global Knowledge

Which Platform is the Best Fit for Your Use Case?
sponsored by Rsam
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to best evaluate different platforms and figure out which one best fits your particular business needs. You'll understand the 5 keys to deciding which business process management platform works best for your organization's particular use case.
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | Published: 10 Feb 2017

Rsam

Top 10 Ways to Facilitate and Accelerate Business Process Automation
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: Many companies predict that it could take up to 3 to 5 years to improve their business processes significantly with automation – and that's simply too long in a world as face-paced as this one. Discover how to accelerate business process automation with a platform that provides integrated LOB systems, flexible process models, and more.
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

K2

5 Factors for a Successful Business Transformation
sponsored by SNP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Transformation projects such as carve-outs or mergers and acquisitions (M&A) represent some of the greatest challenges to companies. In this white paper, discover 5 success factors to keep in mind in order to partner CIOs, CFOs, and CEOs during carve-outs and M&As, including involving experienced coworkers, early IT involvement, and 3 more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 24 Jan 2017

SNP America, Inc.

5 Best Practices For Fleet Management
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Learn 5 ways you can improve your fleet's performance by getting better data. Find out how registering your vehicles in an asset management system, planning for preventative maintenance, staying up to date with technician training, and more can help you improve your bottom line.
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 | Published: 20 Jan 2017

Infor

A New Trend in Agile - Incorporating Program Management
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: How can organizations in diverse industries continue to use familiar waterfall practices and at the same time be more Agile? The answer is to use Agile program management - learn more about these principles inside.
Posted: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 13 Dec 2016

Global Knowledge

Harnessing Creativity to Make Powerful Decisions
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Creativity is the "due diligence" of effective problem analysis. It is through creativity that the best possible solution for a problem is discovered. Without creativity, decisions are often one-dimensional, superficial, and near-sighted.
Posted: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 13 Dec 2016

Global Knowledge

Curing Your Inventory Management Headache
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines legacy ERP systems and their inability to keep up with many of today's inventory and resource planning challenges. Discover an approach to inventory management that helps modernize your business processes, create flexibility, and generate key insights by enabling real-time visibility across supply chains.
Posted: 22 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Nov 2016

Sage Software

ERP Study: Cost Savings And Business Benefits Attributed To Cloud-Based Business Management Tools
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester study, discover the results of a cost analysis of Sage X3 – a cloud-based ERP software that helps balance continued business growth with managing core business processes. Learn how this investment was able to help the 2 companies in this study save thousands in sales and inventory management, increase ROI by 177%, and more.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Sage Software

The Great Debate: One Integrated Business System vs. Siloed Applications
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: There is a debate right as to whether it's better to run siloed applications or a single integrated business system. Access this white paper to learn about the pros and cons to each, see several case studies, and decide which strategy works best for your organization.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

NetSuite

The Value of Cloud Applications in Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers held off on accepting cloud technology as long as they could, but are now adopting it. This vendor-neutral white paper takes a look at how manufacturers are adopting cloud applications, the key business benefits cloud provides, the challenges being faced, and more.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Infor

Best Practices for Microservices
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how many organizations are laying a foundation for continuous innovation and agility by adopting microservice architectures. Discover how to build a highly productive, unified integration framework for microservices that creates a seamless app network with API-led connectivity.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

MuleSoft

Mobinil Accelerates Internal Processes by up to 90% with K2
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how Mobinil overcame the unnecessary delays, inconsistencies, lost approvals, and lack of governance that stemmed from their outdated processes. Learn about the tools Mobinil leveraged to automate its complex internal processes and make workflows much more efficient by eliminating paper entirely.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

K2

The Renaissance of ERP: Leveraging a Digital Core for Increased Innovation
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how you can boost innovation by upgrading core ERP systems and extending those capabilities in the cloud. Find out how you can improve your company's ability to manage key business processes with a digital ERP strategy and take advantage of evolving opportunities from big data, IoT, mobility and more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 21 Mar 2016

SAP

Leading the Data-Driven Transformation: The CIO & The New Age of Data Quality
sponsored by Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top 6 challenges modern CIOs face, and explore how to leverage data quality to propel CIO success. Learn the best practices for sustainable information management strategies, allowing your CIOs to transform your business models through data-driven digitization.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Trillium Software

IBM Cognos Disclosure Management on Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces IBM Cognos Disclosure Management on Cloud, a cloud-based platform designed to meet all of your organization's needs for the production of recurring, multi-author reports.
Posted: 29 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

IBM

A Structured Design Approach to Business Process Automation & Custom Software Development
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to modernize business automation by capitalizing on advances in software development infrastructure, and incorporate them into a new structured, 6-step design approach that eliminates additional risk.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Published: 21 Jul 2016

Red Hat

Best Practices Guide for IT Teams and Executives
sponsored by Lenovo Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the three primary building blocks to a user-centric business model and learn how to navigate the road there.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Lenovo Software

Strategic performance management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a strategic performance management system that is designed to help enhance your organizations ability to perform key processes such as planning, forecasting, narrative reporting, and more. Read on to learn if this technology is something that would work within your own business.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

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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