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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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Business Rules Powered Health & Human Services
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Health & Human Services agencies are looking for ways to replace legacy systems and reengineer and automate current legacy and paper-based Enrollment and Eligibility management systems.They are doing this in order to support the mission of guiding citizens and providers to what they need, when they need it.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Progress

Delivering Flexiblity and Control in Insurance Operations
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: A typical insurance organization has over 300 unique business processes, with up to 900 unique activities. As many as 70% of those activities involve decisions. Your organization is making thousands of these decisions a day, in core business processes like policy underwriting and claims processing.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Progress

Agile Operational Decision Making in Core Banking Business Processes
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to quickly create or change the rules that run your business. The result? A more agile business. One that can stay ahead of market changes.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Progress

Business Processes in the Cloud: Credit Union Delivers More Results in Less Time
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: In the following case study, learn how Elevations Credit Union improved the quality and the speed in which they served their members and, ultimately, how they became a process driven organization by leveraging cloud-based BPM technology.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

IBM

Paperless Office Maturity Model: How Close Are You to Complete AP/AR Automation?
sponsored by Perceptive Software
RESOURCE: Access this diagnostic tool to find out how close you are to achieving totally automated AP and AR processes and what you can do to make a full shift to a paperless office.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Perceptive Software

10 Tips for Establishing Shared Service Center Operations
sponsored by Perceptive Software
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to learn how to grow your business' global service center by providing readers with 10 tips for establishing shared service center operations.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jan 2015

Perceptive Software

B2B Integration & Collaboration: Driving the return
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Check out this webcast to learn about B2B collaboration and driving the return to pay the way for success.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Premiered: Jan 23, 2015

IBM

Are Your Everyday Business Activities Creating Tax Risk?
sponsored by Avalara
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how to spot risk and improve compliance in 7 key business functions and explains the benefits of integrating and automating sales tax compliance in your ERP.
Posted: 07 Jan 2015 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

Avalara

How to conquer business complexity
sponsored by IPL
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores how enterprise architecture, business process management, and information management can be leverage together to bring more value to each than it would by addressing them individually. Access now and learn what it takes to conquer business complexity the right way.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IPL

Professional Services Automation (PSA) Buyer's Guide
sponsored by FinancialForce
WHITE PAPER: This PSA buyer's guide provides an overview of important trends, business processes and selection criteria to help project-and services-based businesses evaluate and choose PSA applications that will provide the level of insight, management and control needed to improve productivity and profitability.
Posted: 30 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2014

FinancialForce

How to facilitate change without the risk-laden program headaches
sponsored by IPL
WHITE PAPER: The following guide intends to help businesses build a case for change that stands up to scrutiny, and will also look at how to roll it out in a way that ensures you deliver lasting benefits.
Posted: 30 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2014

IPL

What an article written in 1960 can teach us about business agility
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: View this brief paper to learn about what a Harvard Business Review article written in the 1960s can still teach you about business agility. Will you company be blindsided by change, or embrace it? Read on to find out more.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 09 Dec 2014

IFS

Beckman Coulter Implements Oracle Global Trade Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
VIDEO: In this short video, medical device company Beckman Coulter's senior IT manager describes how Oracle Global Trade Management enabled the organization to meet global trade compliance regulations while realizing performance gains and cost savings.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 24 Feb 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

IT and Executive Perspective on ITaaS
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a survey that compares two competing perspectives on various IT topics.
Posted: 01 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

EMC

The Paper Problem: Why Banks are Going Digital
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: Roughly half of all business processes involve paper in some capacity, and it often brings high costs and inefficiency. This brief video examines the value that digitizing paper-based processes can bring to your organization.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 5, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

On-Demand Webinar: Data-Driven Decisions Made Easy
sponsored by Red Hat
WEBCAST: View this webcast to learn how to make intelligent, data-driven business decisions by leveraging your IT infrastructure. Learn about a data virtualization tool that brings data into a business rules management system (BRMS) decision engine to analyze it and derive business decisions.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Jun 19, 2014

Red Hat

Analyst Webinar: Open Source BPM Hits the Mark for Delivering New Class of Process Apps
sponsored by Red Hat
WEBCAST: In this Forrester Research, Inc. webcast, learn how to overcome challenges that modern app developers face, and learn why savvy development teams are considering open source BPM as an alternative to hand-coding and as a viable way to overcome these issues.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 6, 2014

Red Hat

Improving Business Agility with Red Hat JBoss BRMS
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, learn about an open source business rules management system (BRMS) that can help your organization capture business logic and automate decisions across physical, virtual, mobile, and cloud environments.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Red Hat

Behavior- Driven Development and BRMS
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, learn how to deliver the right product to the market faster with business rules management and behavior-driven development (BDD).
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Red Hat

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

Improve Business Agility by Adopting These 10 Attributes
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, you'll discover the 10 attributes of a successful business agility strategy, as well as how business executives (not just CIOs) are using Agile-based stand-up meetings to foster a productive and collaborative business culture.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

IBM

Best Practices: Maximizing IT Efficiency Through Service Automation
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this Enterprise Management Associates white paper to learn about the 6 best practices for maximizing IT efficiency through service automation.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

E-guide: BPM Best Practices
sponsored by OpenText
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn from examples why some believe BPM has no place in legacy modernization efforts while others champion the approach. Additionally, discover how picking the right BPM certification program can build up critical skills and know-how for your IT team.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

OpenText
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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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