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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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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

Business Plan Blueprint: Turn Your Dreams Into Actionable Goals
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: This eBook and planning worksheet will walk your through the steps to creating a winning business plan and change the way you look at your business immediately!
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

ConnectWise

Best Practicies for Cloud Faxing with SAP Applications
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how cloud faxing addresses inefficiency of fax machines, hidden costs of fax servers, and the functional limitations of basic outsourced fax services.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Esker Inc.

Eliminate Paper in Your Business Processes: A How-to
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper identifies some of the challenges involved with automating document processing and how to overcome them. Also learn the benefits available to you after you successfully quit paper and manual processing.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Esker Inc.

Why You Should Automate Processing of Vendor Invoices
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, discover the results that Esker research found indicating that accounts payable automation can typically save organizations 40 to 60 percent of operational and administrative AP costs. Also explore the abundant benefits that automated processing of vendor invoices can help business like yours achieve.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Esker Inc.

Improve Order-to-Cash Performance with SaaS
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Automated order management software can be expensive and complex to implement. Read this white paper to learn how leveraging SaaS for order processing automation can save you time and money.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Esker Inc.

Finding the Cure for Order Processing Pain
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes an exclusive look at how pharmaceutical and medical device companies are overcoming their order processes challenges by making smart use of their technology, understanding the true cost of manual transactions, and automating their processes.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Esker Inc.

Automating Fax and Email Orders into ERP
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers an overview of key considerations for implementing a strategy to automate fax and email orders (plus EDI, web and other order sources) into your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Esker Inc.

BPO Edge Finance and Accounting Edition 2013
sponsored by HP
EBOOK: In this resource, learn how finance and accounting innovations can spur strategic initiatives, the importance of standardizing processes, how big data can lead to big opportunities, and much more.
Posted: 24 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

HP

Supply Chain Management Strategies
sponsored by Aptean
EGUIDE: In this e-guide from the experts at SearchManufacturingERP.com, uncover essential strategies for creating an effective supply chain plan and learn how to drive supply chain management (SCM) success.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 12 Sep 2013

Aptean

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

Behavior Driven Development: Agile Testing with Red Hat JBoss BRMS
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how a software development process known as behavior-driven development, combined with a tool that integrates business rules management, business process management (BPM), and complex event processing (CEP), enables you to speed up and improve the application delivery lifecycle.
Posted: 08 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Red Hat

Unlock the Value of Your Enterprise Apps with Smart Process Apps
sponsored by Fujitsu
WEBCAST: In this webcast, discover how Smart Process apps - designed to support variable, people-intensive, frequently-changing applications - can optimize collaborative business processes in your organization and deliver more value from your existing operations apps.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Apr 10, 2013

Fujitsu

Hybrid IT Service Management
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
VIDEO: This brief, two minute video will teach you about a single-platform IT service management (ITSM) solution that provides flexible deployment options, reduces IT costs, improves service delivery, and more.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 28 Jun 2013

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

IBM Blueworks Live
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Managing complexity, both internal and external, is by far the highest priority in organizations of all sizes and industries. This informative paper introduces a tool that will empower you to not only navigate through, but capitalize on the complexity in which your business operates. Read on to learn more about a cloud-based business process tool.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

LaSalle Solutions Achieves a 60% Reduction in Development Time Using Adeptia’s BPI Platform
sponsored by Adeptia
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper introduces a new approach that is enabling early adopters to support faster and more effective supply chain improvements by using a business process integration (BPI) approach. Discover how early adopters are realizing savings greater than 50% when compared to traditional techniques.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2012

Adeptia

BPM Patterns & Practices in Industry
sponsored by Oracle India Pvt. Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews common BPM adoption patterns and best-practices across different industries to illustrate the value of BPM.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle India Pvt. Ltd

Proactively Track and Maintain Assets to Keep Operations Running Smoothly
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a mobile application for Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) that offers a comprehensive and consolidated view into all inventory and the condition of resources, so that you can make informed decisions on capital and operational investments.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Kony

Unified management supports the convergence of healthcare assets
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how enterprise asset management can help improve clinical outcomes while lowering the cost of care and ensuring compliance. View now to learn how health IT leaders can more easily manage the increasingly sophisticated assortment of devices, tools and technologies that make high-quality health care possible.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

IBM

Smart Process Applications: Accelerating Time to Value
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: The growing popularity of technology trends such as mobile computing, social media, the cloud, and others calls for a new generation of adaptable, flexible applications.  Check out this white paper to learn how "smart process applications" can provide the benefits of traditional packaged applications, but with added collaborative abilities.
Posted: 19 Apr 2013 | Published: 19 Apr 2013

OpenText

CIO Decisions E-Zine: PPM: Validating the Value of IT
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EZINE: This e-zine breaks down how PPM tools and best practices simplified project management and justified IT project service delivery and costs.
Posted: 02 Apr 2013 | Published: 02 Apr 2013

SearchCIO.com

About to Buy Guide: How to Succeed in Social Networking and Collaboration
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EGUIDE: In this expert E-Guide, President of The Real Story Group Tony Byrne describes the importance of homing in on specific business applications and of getting IT involved in the implementation—as well as why integration of social tools remains a problem. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 14 Mar 2013 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

SearchCIO.com

Project Management Best Practices
sponsored by iRise
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide gives advice from the pros on how to successfully execute project management, with emphasis on best practices and how to improve your abilities.
Posted: 14 Mar 2013 | Published: 14 Mar 2013

iRise

About to Buy Guide: Building a Business Case for DR
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EGUIDE: Are you a CIO looking to justify your DR project to upper management? This Q&A with Paul Kirvan, a consultant with more than 20 years of experience in business continuity management, will give you a perspective on the overall issue of DR and why your organization should implement a documented backup plan.
Posted: 05 Mar 2013 | Published: 05 Mar 2013

SearchCIO.com
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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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