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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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Greater Strategic Effectiveness through Perpetual Planning
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: The rapid adoption of new technologies and changing customer demands make it increasingly difficult for companies to act on strategic opportunities. Learn about the benefits of shifting to a more agile perpetual planning approach, you can work toward your five year plan while incorporating strategic planning into daily activities.
Posted: 06 Aug 2013 | Published: 06 Aug 2013

CA Technologies.

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

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

The Road to Smarter Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A smarter approach to computing can help you free up IT resources and drive innovation and growth. In this resource, explore the business drivers and technology advances that facilitate and enable smarter computing.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Avoiding BPM Project Hiccups
sponsored by OpenText
EGUIDE: When it comes to business process management (BPM), there are many pitfalls you could come across that can lead to failure. Read this expert resource today to learn how to avoid BPM project hiccups from key experts in the space and find an analysis on the future of BPM.
Posted: 22 May 2013 | Published: 22 May 2013

OpenText

The Business View of BPM
sponsored by OpenText
EGUIDE: This expert resource outlines how data people and process people can come together at the unavoidable intersection of big data and BPM. Read on to discover how changes to your processes and new formal processes will transform your business. And learn best practices for setting up a BPM strategy.
Posted: 22 May 2013 | Published: 22 May 2013

OpenText

Developing an Information Strategy in the Financial Services Industry
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, financial services organizations will learn how they can use five key actions to develop a successful information strategy in order to improve processes, boost productivity, enhance decision-making, and more.
Posted: 01 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Business Information University: A CIO's Guide to Launching a Big Data Analytics Strategy
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This classroom addresses the challenges enterprises face as they attempt to centralize the BI strategy and the tools and methodologies that are addressing these challenges.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Premiered: 16 Mar 2013

SearchCIO.com

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

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

Cut costs, reduce inefficiency with cloud faxing
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.

Quit Paper in Any Document Process
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.

Overcome the challenges of fax and email orders
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.

Automating Sales Order Management 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.

Save Money, Gain Efficiency with Accounts Payable Automation
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.

How Automated Order Processing Can Benefit Life Sciences Corporations
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.

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
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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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