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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 Transformation is needed for the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: In this on-demand video, learn how you can embrace a new style of IT by transforming your business and its processes with the right technology partner.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Nov 18, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Red Hat JBoss Fuse: Enabling Intelligent Integration Everywhere
sponsored by Red Hat
WEBCAST: Check out this short video to learn how JBoss Fuse enables the exchange of data simply and with greater agility across its innovative integration platform.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Premiered: Dec 10, 2013

Red Hat

LANSA Case Study: High Liner Foods transforms its business with LANSA
sponsored by LANSA
CASE STUDY: This brief case study reveals how a virtual supply chain gave frozen food processor High Liner Foods, Inc. consistent, easy access to the same up-to-date information – allowing the company to reduce errors, increase efficiency, and more.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2005


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


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


From Fear to Fortune: Lessons from Leveraging the Cloud
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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


ERP Curveballs: Cost, Customization, Cloud
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EBOOK: To have the fastest, agile, most profitable business, companies are going to have to keep up. And Cloud ERP is just one shift to understand -- now, not tomorrow. Learn what trends to manage against and what hassles to avoid.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 07 Feb 2014


Delivering Real-Time Business Value with SAP HANA
sponsored by SAP
EBOOK: View this 48-page interactive e-book to explore the ins and outs of SAP Business Suite, powered by SAP HANA. Discover how you can leverage a wide variety of business applications and tools to uncover the full potential of your data and operate in real-time.
Posted: 30 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Jan 2014


Improving Core Financials and IT Governance with SaaS-Based ERP
sponsored by Kenandy
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines why savvy CFOs are moving core financials to the cloud. Also inside, learn about the value of SaaS ERP for business processes like IT governance.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 29 Jan 2014


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®

Key Insights for an Effective Document Management Strategy
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EGUIDE: This e-guide provides expert tips and best practices for an effective document management strategy. Hear from Steve Weissman, consultant and New England AIIM chapter president, as he explores four factors that inform an effective document management strategy
Posted: 16 Jan 2014 | Published: 16 Jan 2014


PowerEdge C8000 Chassis
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
DATA SHEET: Optimize data center space and performance with the PowerEdge™ C8000, featuring compute, GPU and storage nodes to run several workloads in one chassis.
Posted: 07 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Clifford Hallam Healthcare Mobilizes Oracle's JD Edwards Enterprise One and Creates Complete Traceability
sponsored by DSI
CASE STUDY: This brief case study examines how Clifford Hallam Healthcare found success by mobilizing its business processes, which allowed the health service provider to increase accuracy and accountability, reduce labor costs, and more.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013


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

Business Process Management Summit 2014
sponsored by Gartner
BROCHURE: Cloud computing, mobility, big data, and social media have created a new era of digital business. To succeed and remain competitive in this new environment, you need the right skills, tools, and technologies in order to embrace these forces of change. Do you have what it takes? Find out at the 2014 Gartner Business Process Management Summit.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Dec 2013


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

The BPM Certification Maze: Picking the Right Program
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: If you're creating or expanding your company's business process management (BPM) team, it's imperative to be sure the BPM specialists you're entrusting with your process-improvement projects have the right skills and know-how for the job. But how exactly do you do that?
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013


Transitioning to the software defined data center (SDDC)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: There is a significant investment in the monitoring tools that support your current physical and virtualized infrastructure. This webcast will help you develop tactical and strategic plans for transitioning to the new challenges of managing and optimizing the abstracted infrastructure elements of the SDDC.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Nov 26, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Podcast: Automate lately? The value of automation with or without cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
PODCAST: This webcasts explains the fundamentals of automation and how it fits into a larger cloud strategy. Inside, get practical advice on where and how to get started.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Nov 18, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Test without writing a single line of code…really
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you will see how a customer is increasing the speed and effectiveness of their packaged apps testing projects by using best practices and testing accelerators. Inside, learn about solutions that can enhance development and testing efforts for business-critical systems that organizations rely on.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Nov 25, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Sidestep the Landmines of BPM Projects
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: When it comes to business process management (BPM), Tina Nunno, Gartner vice president and distinguished analyst says, "The very nature of change triggers a political minefield." Organizational politics plays a significant role in BPM, where projects may fail if they hit internal challenges, hurdles, or opposition.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013


BPM Projects: What You Need to Know
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: While business process management (BPM) can offer improved efficiency and cost savings, many people can be resistant to change, especially when it comes to alterations of roles, status, or priorities. In this expert e-guide, Gartner VP and distinguished analyst Tina Nunno explains how to avoid four main change-related pitfalls of BPM projects.
Posted: 19 Nov 2013 | Published: 19 Nov 2013


BPM Best Practices
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide to hear from experts such as Erik Marks, founder and CEO of AgilePath, a long-time SOA and BPM specialist, on the subject of the BPM-modernization relationship. Discover the modernization needs BPM can fill, and when it's not the best choice.
Posted: 19 Nov 2013 | Published: 19 Nov 2013

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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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