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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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CW+: The Open Group: Strengthening your business case for using cloud
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: With the rapid emergence of technologies, it is important for business executives and stakeholders to focus on the real business challenges and the needs of the enterprise. This White Paper provides a high-level depiction of real-world business problems that were addressed using Cloud computing.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 28 Jul 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Analyst's take: Microsoft Dynamics CRM boosts customer service and company profits
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft Dynamics CRM enables organizations to improve customer service, effectively manage marketing and communications, and increase sales productivity, ultimately driving increased profits and reduced costs.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

How to Choose a Distribution System
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn best practices for selecting the best distribution strategy and accompanying enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for your organization.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Sage Software

Pragmatic ITIL: Bridging the Gulf between Theory and Practice
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While the consensus around the benefits of ITIL is virtually universal, ITIL initiatives run the gamut – both in terms of costs and benefits. Learn how your service management platform can play a huge role in the degree to which you realize the potential benefits of ITIL in your organization.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Cut Coding for Faster Service Desk Deployments
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn an alternative to legacy service management solutions that is fast to deploy, easy to configure, and can help your organization realize faster time to value and lower total cost of ownership, both immediately and in the long term.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database on Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes configuration considerations, best practices and performance results of TimesTen running on Exalogic.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Real Time Business Intelligence  - SAP In-Memory Appliance Software (SAP HANA™)
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces SAP In-Memory Computing technology concepts, explains how SAP HANA uses them to help deliver real-time business insight, and describes how synergies with Intel architecture-based server platforms drive solution value.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

Intel

Business Process Improvement with IBIS RBE Plus
sponsored by IBIS America LLC
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover RBE Plus Analysis, a system designed by IBIS experts in SAP to pinpoint problem areas in business processes, master data and customizing usage and communicate the results with fact-based, easy to use content front-ended by a browser-based navigation tool.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

IBIS America LLC

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

Risk-Based Test Automation from a Business Process Perspective
sponsored by Worksoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how you can improve your risk-based testing without automating thousands of existing manual test cases, and why validating critical business processes will enable you to better accommodate change for greater success as well as reduce the ongoing operational costs associated with running your enterprise systems.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 02 Nov 2011

Worksoft

Clinical Approach to Technical Upgrade
sponsored by Hexaware Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, discover the reasons why you should be considering an SAP upgrade to improve enterprise resource planning (ERP) and how to get started. Learn about new features of the latest SAP release as well as the technical advances and new technologies available to you.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Hexaware Technologies

ARC View In Dynamic Market, Consumer Goods Companies Rely on Manufacturing Operations Management Systems
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, discover a manufacturing operations management (MOM) platform and system has seen proven success in consumer goods companies.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Apriso Corporation

Managing Spend in a Distribution Environment
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for best practices on how to integrate supplier relationship management (SRM) into your overall distribution enterprise strategy.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

Epicor Software Corporation

What to consider when upgrading to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1
sponsored by Fujitsu & Oracle
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the 12 and 12.1 releases of Oracle E-Business Suite and the benefits that each software offers to businesses.
Posted: 11 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Oct 2011

Fujitsu & Oracle

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

IT Service Automation: Streamline and Automate Key Functions and Processes
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the pivotal role of automation in achieving this goal and showcases tools and services that can assist you with the strategy, design, and implementation of this process.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

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.

Solution Brief: Five IT Projects for Business Agility
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses taking a pro-active approach to business agility. Learn how this strategy can create "operational dexterity" to deal with changing conditions and business complexity, as well as drive innovation by encouraging growth and flexibility.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

IBM

ESG Product Brief: The Solid Applicability of Compellent's Fluid Data
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: The essence of Fluid Data—both as a construct and as a branded capability of Compellent’s storage solution—is to provide data storage that is as dynamic as the demands placed upon it by fickle applications and business needs. Read this white paper to learn how to harness fluid data in your organization.
Posted: 30 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

Dell Compellent

The Analytics Revolution: Optimizing Reporting and Analytics to Make Actional Intelligence Pervasive
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: 15 petabytes of new information are generated every day. And 80% of it is unstructured data. Don’t let it get in the way of your decision-making. This analyst paper describes how optimizing reporting and analytics can make actionable intelligence pervasive in your organization.
Posted: 29 Jun 2011 | Published: 29 Nov 2010

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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