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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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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

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

ERP and the Cloud: Working Together to Transform the Back Office
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes an enterprise-grade cloud offering that combines the power of Oracle ERP applications with the simplicity of the cloud. Read on to learn how this approach transforms back-office operations while offering flexible deployment, global security and performance, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Oracle Corporation

Leveraging the Power of the Peloton to Lead Change
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper combines the concept of the peloton with one of the most widely accepted approaches for enabling change in organizations: John P. Kotter's 8 Steps for Enabling Change.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

Global Knowledge

Combining Call Center Operations, CRM and BPM to Improve Customer Experience
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: To meet the increasing demands of customers in today's fast-paced marketplace, you need a way to effectively assign work and monitor completion. Download this resource to get a more in-depth look at the shortcomings of traditional customer service processes, and learn how enterprise workload management can help you overcome these issues.
Posted: 22 Aug 2013 | Published: 22 Aug 2013

Genesys

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

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 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Achieve process innovation through business process management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The reality of today's empowered consumer has made it imperative for you to provide superior customer interactions at every opportunity. What is needed is a holistic approach to business process to serve the goal of delivering a world class customer experience.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 07 Nov 2013

IBM

Mitigating the Risks of Outsourcing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: When opting for an outsourcing program, CIOs should check the reliability, financial stability and reputation of service providers, advices Shailesh Joshi, head of corporate IT at Godrej Industries. Get further outsourcing insights in this resource.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Mobile "systems of interactions" driving business process innovation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get an overview of mobile systems, or "systems of interaction", including the business and technological challenges, as well as how these systems impact the application lifecycle.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Mobile Field Service: Better Collaboration with the Back Office
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces an enterprise mobile field service strategy that gives you the power to receive and process work orders in the field, allowing you to be more responsive to customer needs and drive success.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Five steps to embedding business analytics into your organizational processes
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper discusses the importance of having a complete and comprehensive view of your entire organization. Discover what can be done to ensure fluidity between all departments and how to achieve this feat through the use of business analytics.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

IBM

Increasing Operational Agility: BPM in Telecommunications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Efficient business processes are the key to success for any company, especially in the telecommunications (Telco) industry. In this informative resource, learn how you can improve Telco business processes and discover the BPM tools necessary to close process gaps.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Oracle Corporation

Put an end to mainframe scripting with policy-driven IBM automation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Automating single-mainframe environments often requires time-consuming and cumbersome script-writing. This resource describes a strategy designed to quickly and easily replace manual methods of mainframe automation.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

FuturEdge - Reshape your Application Portfolio
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: Aging, complex systems can inhibit business processes, hinder productivity, and result in high maintenance costs. Access this resource to learn about a comprehensive set of business-led services that can help you modernize your application portfolio in three phases - shape, transform, and manage.
Posted: 19 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CSC

Clinical Documentation: Driving Performance in the New World of Healthcare
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: This resource asks some important questions regarding healthcare operations, and examines key tactics that can help you take the pain out of the documentation process and find healthcare success.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Aug 2013

Nuance

Is an Open Source Business Process Management Solution Right For You?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Open source options are taking the pain out of business process management (BPM), and putting the value of BPM within reach of more companies and projects. But is open source BPM the right move for you? Read on now to find out.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 13 Aug 2013

Red Hat
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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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