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Business Processes: The Basis for Linking BPM and SOA


Today, the discussion about service-oriented architecture (SOA) is strongly driven by IT departments and tends to be very technology-focused. The result is that business process management (BPM) is often put on a level with technical workflow and integration of IT systems. But within this technical discussion about SOA, the real focus of the IT departments is lost, which is the support of flexible enterprise business processes.

View this Webcast and see how a business-driven SOA can help implement flexible service-based processes that support business goals. Learn how BPM and an enterprise SOA can help increase adaptability and business innovation while leveraging existing resources using a SAP NetWeaver platform.


Trevor Naidoo Managing Director of BPM, IDS Scheer Trevor Naidoo is Managing Director of BPM for IDS Scheer America. Mr. Naidoo has more than 13 years of experience in information technology, process improvement, business transformation, enterprise architecture, and business process reengineering. In addition, Mr. Naidoo has experience in process and data modeling, with specific expertise in SAP R/3 reference models and project implementations. Mr. Naidoo is also a certified SAP MM Consultant and is ASAP-certified. Jens Doerpmund Senior Solution Architect, HP Jens Doerpmund is a Senior Solution Architect in HP's consulting organization. For the last 8 years, Jens has been focusing on the design and implementation of Enterprise Data Warehousing Architectures predominantly in SAP environments. He is currently leading the SAP NetWeaver BI team for HP Consulting and Integration in the US. Jens has a Master's Degree in Advanced Computer Science from the University of Manchester, UK.
IDS Scheer and Hewlett-Packard
Mar 22, 2007, 12:00 EDT (16:00 GMT)

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