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Automating Processes: Plucking the Low-Hanging Fruit of Process Management

Business Process Management can conjure up images of tremendous complexity, months of planning, committees, meetings, boxes, arrows and squiggles depicting business processes. While BPM can be that complex, it needn't be. You can move, and quickly, to pluck the low hanging *process automation) fruit for your company. This white paper offers some guidance, things to ponder, consider and act on as you contemplate how to automate your business processes.

To Know the Future Know the Past - The Evolution of BPM

This article will address the topic of the origins of Business Process Management (BPM) relating its origins back to Darwin's Theory of Evolution. What has unfolded over the years is that BPM has evolved in two parallel paths namely Business and Technology.

How to Structure Your First BPM Project to Avoid Disaster

Many companies have been able to realize significant value with rapid returns by driving process improvement with BPM. However, structuring your first BPM project for success is extremely important in a long term BPM strategy. This paper is intended to give you some helpful advice in order to structure your first BPM project for success … and avoid disaster. We provide 4 specific recommendations to help you and your organization establish a solid foundation for your first BPM project.

Seven Ways Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) Makes Your Supply Chain More Efficient

 Right now, this minute, can you answer these questions about your supply chain:

Guide to Process Rules

 The generic term "business rule" has been used extensively in a plethora of contexts, models, and domains. Everyone agrees on its importance. At the very core, the purpose of business rules is to capture what should or should not be allowed in a business enterprise.

Achieving Enterprise Process Agility through BPM and SOA

In this ITO America article by Razmik Abnous, youʼll learn how organizations are focusing on increasing productivity, decreasing costs, and attempting to build business models that allow them to adjust swiftly to the regularly shifting business landscape in days and weeks instead of months and years. To accomplish this, both private and public organizations need to look at implementing an enterprise process architecture that includes both business process management (BPM) and service oriented architecture (SOA).

SOA and BPM - Taking the Enterprise to the Next Level

It is unfortunate but most companies find themselves always trying to catch up with technology advancements. Like many others they are burdened by a significant investment in legacy systems (and the infrastructure to support them) and find it increasingly more difficult to justify funding to advance or modernize their world.

Emerging Trends in Business Process Management

Technology is evolving daily as new tools, applications and use cases are developed and adopted by enterprises and business users. As a result, a new breed of Business Process Management (BPM platforms is emerging, leveraging these technologies and new paradigms. A small number of BPM companies are now offering the solution hosted or as Software as a Service (SaaS). Others are providing an integrated platform, combining all the tools necessary for deploying a BPM solution on one platform.

3 Steps for Moving from BPM Projects to BPM Programs

The successes of initial BPM projects and pilots have given companies the confidence and vision to take their BPM efforts to the next level – moving beyond that first project to a broader program encompassing multiple projects that are part of a larger business process improvement initiative. This whitepaper describes how the movement toward broad BPM Programs has changed what companies need in terms of BPM technology and "know how".

Flexibility by Design: Adapting to Changes at Run-Time in SOA Implementations

Flexibility and agility are two adjectives that we always want associated with the systems, services, and enterprise applications that we build. Business processes and requirements change over time, and we need service consumers and providers to be able to easily adapt to such changes in an enterprise SOA. After all, flexibility and agility are typically "selling points" for SOA and we need to meet these expectations. In practice, adapting to change is very doable, but it can be difficult.