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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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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

True breaks from vendor lock-in without compromising on performance with Red Hat
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, discover how True overcame their inconsistent technologies by turning to Red Hat. Inside, find out how you can save IT costs while delivering the same high level of performance and security by implementing the right flexible and scalable platform.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013 | Published: 09 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

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

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

Achieve Effective BPM with Cloud Provisioning
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

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

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

Business benefits of ERP in the cloud
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

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

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
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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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