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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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Business Process Automation: Contact Center Management Case Study
sponsored by Automic
CASE STUDY: Check out this paper that highlights the business automation platform BT Global Services, an IP-based telephony network in Europe, deployed to help complete their reporting and alerting, scheduling, development and operations tasks.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Automic

Case Study: Automatic Documentation of All Business Processes in a Single Platform
sponsored by Automic
CASE STUDY: In this case study, discover how Postbank, a private German bank, was able to automate documentation of all business processes in a single platform. Discover the platform they deployed to ensure the reliability and security that are essential to their daily operations.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Automic

7 Key Considerations for Implementing Managed File Transfers
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, discover the 7 key components to look for in a managed file transfer solution, including file governance and control, visibility, and end-to-end management.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Automic

The Future of IT Workload Automation
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth whitepaper, discover a new systemic automation platform which can improve infrastructure management, empower IT staff, and handle tasks across on-premise, hybrid, and cloud environments.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Automic

Fixing Finance: Work in Process
sponsored by Adaptive Insights
WHITE PAPER: In this brief paper, learn about CFOs' top priorities for process improvement and 3 motivations for fixing finance. Discover why CFOs are pushing for more process improvement, and the benefits that can come from these programs.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

Adaptive Insights

7 Tips to Achieve End-to-End Business Process Automation
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Access this guide that provides 7 key capabilities that you need to automate your business processes end-to-end. Learn how to regain control, shorten processing times, and make those last minute scrambles to meet deadlines a thing of the past with these 7 capabilities.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

Automic

How to Reduce Batch Implementation Time in Retail Environments
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper describes an automation tool that will help retailers enhance processing speed and functionality, deliver company-wide business process automation, and reduce errors. The result – a reliable, accurate and trouble-free batch retail process.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Automic

Use Dynamic Case Management to Achieve Dramatic Business Results
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Unsure if dynamic case management (DCM) is the right strategy for your organization?  In this e-guide, Neil Ward-Duton, co founder and research director of MWD Advisors answers top DCM questions and reveals its key benefits to business success.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

IBM

Before Picking a DCM Platform, Know Cases and Process Inside and Out
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn how to avoid choosing the wrong dynamic case management (DCM) platform by keeping these considerations in mind: the nature of the casework, basic IT requirements, and the style of processes and content involved.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

IBM

Process Automation Improves End-User Experience and Internal Workload for Fossil
sponsored by Automic
CASE STUDY: Fossil, a leader in consumer products and fashion, was running a single SAP instance to support a 24/7 global business operation, putting great pressures on how they managed processing. View this case study to see how Fossil used process automation.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Automic

Business Process Automation Helps Bank Boost Efficiency
sponsored by Automic
CASE STUDY: SGBT, a top bank in Luxembourg, found itself burdened by the need to continually adapt its IT systems to meet the changing demands on business processes. The bank turned to task automation to help streamline their business processes and boost efficiency
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Automic

Simplify and automate Oracle application processing and connected enterprise workflows
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper that highlights an automation platform that provides multiple forms of automation from one, central environment, which greatly improves visibility across your business processes and ensures your application investments are realized into the future.
Posted: 16 Sep 2014 | Published: 16 Sep 2014

Automic

Mass Data Processing For SAP Industry Solutions
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Oracle Financials offers extensive functionality, yet closing the books on a financial period is typically time consuming and involves numerous manual steps. View this resource to discover how automation can dramatically reduce errors and resources during the financial closing process.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 12 Sep 2014

Automic

Enhance Automation Within, Around, and Beyond Oracle E-Business Suite
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: How do you get around the shortcomings of  internal job schedulers to put you back in control of your business processes? Find out in this white paper that offers a technology that can help you reduce implementation time, accelerate business processes, and provide true enterprise scheduling.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Automic

Decision Management: Reaping the Rewards, Skirting the Pitfalls
sponsored by eBizQ
EBOOK: In this expert handbook, learn why combining business rules and predictive analytics to create decision management systems is becoming common, according to Mike Gualtieri, a principal analyst at Forrester Research Inc. Discover the critical first step of decision management, what it involves, and how it can benefit your organization.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Sep 2014

eBizQ

Case Study: Latham & Watkins Optimize Their Workflow Management
sponsored by ServiceNow
WEBCAST: In this informative case study, discover how Latham & Watkins was able to optimize their business operations with new workflow management solutions.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Jul 30, 2014

ServiceNow

Case Study: RedHat Implements Automated Payroll Services Application
sponsored by ServiceNow
WEBCAST: In this case study, discover how RedHat Software was able to implement a payroll service management solution that created an automated and scalable payroll system.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Jul 30, 2014

ServiceNow

The Five Pitfalls to Avoid Before Implementing BPM Software
sponsored by Interneer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the 5 pitfalls of implementing BPM software and how to avoid them. Read on to learn why it's so important to involve employees and management in every step of the implementation.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Interneer, Inc.

Woolworths and Google: Innovating together
sponsored by Google
WEBCAST: Tune in to this in-depth webcast to learn how one company was able to implement widespread change within their business with the help of Google Apps for Business. Watch this webcast today, and discover how you can bring serious change to your organization and facilitate innovation within, with Google Apps for Business.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Jun 8, 2014

Google

The New Era of BPM: Uniting Insight and Automation for Improved Process Management
sponsored by OpenText
WEBCAST: In this webcast, discover how to marry understanding, automation and management of your business flows and case management needs. You'll also learn how to unify process and case management best practices while providing the fastest time to value.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Mar 27, 2014

OpenText

Kogan.com centralises IT infrastructure with Google Apps
sponsored by Google
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to discover how one large online company was able to centralize its IT infrastructure, enhance communications internally and externally, and ensure zero downtime with respect to emails and work documents with the help of Google Apps.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Google

Achieving Process Efficiency in Weeks, Not Months
sponsored by OpenText
WEBCAST: This webcast dives deep into a process component library tour, and teaches you how to build a broad set of case management and service delivery tools faster than with traditional BPM methods.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 18, 2014

OpenText

CIOS With and Without PPM Software Discuss IT Project Governance
sponsored by Innotas
EGUIDE: This e-guide reveals the importance of prioritizing and implementing an IT governance strategy, both with and without PPM, to better ensure IT project efficiency and success.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Innotas

The Next Generation of Case Management Solutions Webinar
sponsored by OpenText
WEBCAST: View this informative webcast to discover a single process and case management platform that allows each end user to set new tasks and change the nature of the case midstream without any disruption of process.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Premiered: May 20, 2014

OpenText

How real-time intelligence is driving BPM
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This e-guide explores what capabilities "intelligent business process management suites" (iBPMS) will feature, and discusses in an extensive Q&A how businesses can benefit from implementing these new technologies.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

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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