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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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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

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

Open Source Enterprise Application Platforms for Developers: How lightweight and fast are they?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: JBoss Modules is a modular class loading and execution environment. It is not a container; it is a wrapper. It is small, lightweight, and efficient. But, how? Access this white paper today to get the details that explain what these benefits really entail.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013 | Published: 10 Dec 2013

Red Hat

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

Behavior-Driven Development and Business Rules Management System
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: View this helpful white paper to learn more about three development frameworks, that when integrated, comprise an approach to business rules management system (BRMS) development that ensures fast application delivery and the ability to keep up with market change.
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Red Hat

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

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

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

JBoss Enterprise BRMS Compared to IBM Operational Decision Manager and IBM Business Process Manager Standard
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: An evolution is currently taking place regarding business process management (BPM). The resources used to create business solutions are also evolving. Access this white paper today to learn just how – and better understand the importance of creating business solutions with less variability, improved accuracy, and greater environmental awareness.
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Red Hat

Optimize the business value of your SAP implementation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Most SAP processes today are non-differentiating. To outpace competition, you must differentiate through process innovation. Access this white paper today to learn more about how to enhance the visibility and agility of SAP processes using innovative BPM software and, in turn, optimize the business value of your SAP implementation.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Improve Output Document Management Performance with Best Suited Architectures
sponsored by Symtrax Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Output Management empowers IT and business users to achieve operational efficiency with reports generated by ERP systems. The system needs to be flexible and scalable enough to cope with the increasing volume of a growing business. This white paper discusses factors influencing output management solution implementations.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Symtrax Corporation
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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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