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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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Open Source BPM Hits The Mark For Delivering New Class of Process Apps
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this report based on survey data from Forrester Research, Inc., get an in-depth look at the challenges facing modern software developers, why developers should look beyond common misconceptions about BPM and open-source, and why BPM is a viable alternative to hand-coding.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 29 Mar 2014

Red Hat

SYSPRO 7 ERP Software: Features and Functionality
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes an inside look at the features and functions of SYSPRO's latest ERP release, describing how these capabilities lay the groundwork for success in the modern business world.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

The Future of Manufacturing: An Executive Guide to Manufacturing Strategies for the 21st Century
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how manufacturing is changing, discover four trends that will define the factory of tomorrow, and find insight to help you stay ahead of the competition.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

SYSPRO

Behavior-Driven Development and BRMS
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Download this whitepaper to learn how organizations can keep pace with the demands of our rapid global marketplace with a combination of software and professional services from Red Hat.
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

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

AIIM Market Intelligence Delivering the priorities and opinions of AIIM's 80,000 community
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: To what extent can SharePoint solve all of the content management, records management, and social collaboration needs of the enterprise as a whole? This report looks at the adoption rates and roll-out status for SharePoint as an ECM/DM system, the ongoing issues of user adoption, and overall project success or failure.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

K2

K2 and SharePoint 2013
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: With the addition of SharePoint 2013, Microsoft has improved some workflow capabilities; however, process management still remains a challenge – with limited capabilities in many scenarios. In this paper, find out what's missing by turning to a third-party vendor like K2 for business applications that meet all of your needs.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

K2

Build and Run Business Applications
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: It's no secret that an effective business process management (BPM) suite can help you improve process efficiency, cut costs, improve collaboration, and increase visibility. However, many companies don't want to deal with the cost, complexity, and delivery time of "big BPM." Fortunately, there's a better way.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

K2

Configure or Customize?
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we examine the high cost of making and supporting customizations to client/server-based applications as well as the differences between configuration and customization.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Workday

Move from Reactive to Proactive Business Process Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
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 Limited

Is it Time to Purchase a new ERP?
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With careful selection, planning, and aggressive goal setting, you can operate pain-free and better than ever by implementing a new ERP. This whitepaper lays a solid foundation for those contemplating a purchase.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

Top 6 Technologies Small and Midsize Manufacturers Can't Afford to Ignore
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

ERP in the Midmarket: Enabling Functionality and Simplicity to Combat Complexity
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report walks you through ERP in the midmarket, offering insight to help you identify your ERP needs and uncover the potential benefits you can achieve with the right tool.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 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

Cloud Provisioning: Provision. Orchestrate. Innovate.
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

Important Considerations for Integrating IT and Combining Business Processes in a Merger or Acquisition
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource explores common IT integration challenges that accompany mergers and acquisitions, and counts down three steps for navigating these roadblocks and driving IT and business process success.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 29 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Improve Your Web Infrastructure with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to power your web infrastructure with open source software solutions. Inside, learn how to fulfill business requirements for a more reliable and scalable web infrastructure.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013 | Published: 10 Dec 2013

Red Hat

EMA HP Operations Analytics: a New Analytics Platform to Support the Transformation of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to better understand how operations analytics can effectively support this IT transformation. Inside, learn how to overcome operations challenges and discover one innovative platform that can serve as a foundation for a truly next-generation approach to IT operations.
Posted: 05 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform Best Practices
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, learn best practices for dealing with a business rules management system (BRMS) -- a tool that combines business rules management, business process management (BPM), and complex event processing (CEP).
Posted: 05 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Red Hat

Is an Open Source Business Process and Rules Management Solution Right for You?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Not all businesses can afford proprietary business rules management systems (BRMS) and business process management (BPM) tools. Access this resource to find out if open-source BRMS or BPM is right for your organization, and discover the benefits of an open-source strategy by reading now.
Posted: 05 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Red Hat

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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