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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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Sales Crediting - Strategies to Help you Succeed
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WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn how a Sales Performance Management solution can help you take your sales strategy to the next level.  Read on to discover how leveraging such a technology can ease the processes of sales crediting and territory management while reducing your strategy’s complexity.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

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Build for Growth: Master the ICM Advantage in the Life Sciences - How Incentive Compensation Management Fuels Dynamic, High-Performing Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Businesses
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WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative resource to discover how Incentive Compensation Management technology fuels dynamic, high-performing pharmaceutical and medical device businesses and can help you easily and effectively implement variable compensation programs.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Build for Growth: Master the ICM Advantage in High Technology - How Incentive Compensation Management Fuels Dynamic, High Performance Technology Businesses
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WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative resource to discover how Incentive Compensation Management technology fuels dynamic, high performance technology businesses and creates rewards for the workforce based on clear milestones and variable compensation programs.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

How Incentive Compensation Management Fuels Dynamic, High Performance Enterprises
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WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative resource to discover how Incentive Compensation Management technology fuels dynamic, high performance enterprises and can simplify and improve efforts to organize and incentivize workforces to strive to succeed. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Mission Impossible? Data Governance Process Takes On Big Data
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EGUIDE: Discover the best way to govern big data environments in a cost-effective way.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

IBM

Budgeting: Beyond Spreadsheets
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WHITE PAPER: With new technologies—such as planning and analysis solutions powered by IBM Cognos® software—companies are automating the process, getting faster reports and data that fuel "what is" and "what if" scenarios. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

IBM

CFO Research - Beyond Numbers: The Challenge of Telling your Company's Story
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a narrative analysis can ultimately help CFOs with their planning and assist company growth.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

How Consolidated Communications Holidings, Inc Achieved 100% Detection
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CASE STUDY: Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. needed to avoid business disruptions and remove the need to set thresholds as they continued to grow their organization. The following white paper explores how they were able to do so by adopting the right predictive management solution.
Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Published: 14 Jul 2014

IBM

How to Reap Full Benefits of BPM with Design and Modelling Tools
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a BPM suite that can support the full BPM life cycle and deliver dynamic tools and platforms regardless of whether you're undertaking business process methodology driven initiatives, or execution-based modeling for small processes.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

K2

Operational Decision Management for Dummies
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Many organizations struggle with business rules that are hidden inside applications and processes, making them difficult to change. In this e-book from the "For Dummies" series, learn how Operational Decision Management (ODM) provides a set of tools and methods to automate your business decisions for increased accuracy and effectiveness.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

The 8 Steps of Intelligent Document Understanding
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights 8 steps of intelligent document understanding, from the digitization of paper documents to extracting data.
Posted: 13 May 2014 | Published: 13 May 2014

Kodak

ROI analysis: JBoss Enterprise BRMS Compared to Drools, the JBoss Community Project
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Drools, a business rules management system (BRMS) created by members of the JBoss developer community, offers the innovation you need for early stage projects or proof-of-concepts. But when it comes to mission-critical applications, don't you want the assurance of SLA-based support, patches, and updates?
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Red Hat

What's Up With Business Processes in the Cloud
sponsored by SearchSOA.com
EBOOK: Learn about the business conditions that help determine cloud computing decision-making.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

SearchSOA.com

The Information Paradigm Shift: Redefine Your Competitive Advantage
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
NEWSLETTER: This newsletter focuses on how speed can truly transform business processes and enable companies to realize value from in-memory technology. Inside, learn how SAP HANA puts a whole new horse power behind process re-engineering.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Meeting BPM Requirements of Both IT and Business
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This expert guide addresses the ideal BPM platform capabilities for today's organizations to meet the disparate needs of both technical departments and the line of business.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 09 May 2014

OpenText

BPM E-Guide: Part I: The rise of BPM for Process Modeling, Part II: BPMN 2.0: The emerging star of business process modeling
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Process modeling standards have grown more important over time, especially given that businesses have sought tools that could enhance their ability to create models and build systems. Take this 2 min survey to access this expert guide on BPMN's evolution and why BPMN use is increasing and where the standard is likely to be headed.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 09 May 2014

TechTarget

Next Generation BPM Thinking
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: Business Process Management (BPM) initiatives today are lacking a focus on delivering successful business outcomes. In this white paper, learn about what the next-generation of BPM really needs, and find out how to realign your priorities to focus on being agile, responsive, and aimed at achieving business outcomes.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

OpenText

How to start, refine and improve your social media business strategy
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: This extract from Adam Gray's  book, Brilliant Social Media will help your organisation get started with social media, then refine and improve your strategy to get real business results.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Bridge the Gap Between Business and IT with Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover a BPM suite that helps bridge the gap between business and IT, empowering non-technical and technical users alike to define and manage business processes across the enterprise
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Red Hat

Reinvigorate BPM Strategies For Continuous Efficiencies
sponsored by Red Hat
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, experts address how to realign existing BPM strategies to enforce quality employee performance. In addition, discover key tips on how to leverage the power of open source BPM.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

Red Hat

How to Align Enterprise BPM with Goals, Not Personalities
sponsored by MicroPact
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide provides tips and best practices for aligning enterprise BPM with the goals of the organization instead of the personalities.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

MicroPact

Grow Revenue with NGA and SAP SuccessFactors
sponsored by NGA Human Resources
WHITE PAPER: This info sheet highlights an HR service provider that offers a full range of consulting, payroll, and business process optimization (BPO) services to help your business get the most out of a cloud-based HR system.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

NGA Human Resources

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 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Cancer Treatment Centers of America
sponsored by Insight and HP
CASE STUDY: Access this case study of Cancer Treatment Centers of America as they turned to a managed print services (MPS) system to deliver a reliable print infrastructure to support its exemplary patient care.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Insight and HP

Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6 compared to Pegasystems Pega 7 BPM
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Performing comparisons between leading BPM systems could take ages to perform on your own -- fortunately, this competitive brief does some of the work for you. Take a look at how Red Hat JBoss BPM suite compares to Pegasystems, Inc.'s Pega 7 BPM in terms of the five essential criteria for choosing a BPM system
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Red Hat
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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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