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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.

SOA Architecture Considerations

An important part of analyzing necessary capabilities for a future Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Enterprise Interoperability environment is to envision, explore and lay out the core architectural principles and templates of a holistic service-based organization. By defining a notional landscape of patterns and best practices, a clearer picture of the integration between application architectures and integration architectures can be developed.

Automated Business Process Discovery & Visualization

One of the biggest challenges faced by companies embarking on a process improvement and governance initiative today is illuminating the exposure to compliance failure, fraud, and other legal and efficiency issues lying hidden in their operational workflows. Fujitsu's Automated Business Process Discovery and Visualization Service eliminates months of time and labor-intensive exploration and lets organizations immediately discover what often remains completely invisible. Learn more about this innovative offering from Fujitsu and how can you benefit from it.

Case Study: Constellation Energy Group

Find out how Constellation Energy Group uses Documentum to enable more efficient IT procurement and case management. By replacing paper requests, integrating mainframe applications and creating a corporate portal Constellation Energy Group was able to improve customer service, reduce processing time and errors and better protect sensitive information.

How to Scale Your Process Documentation Initiative

  A 10 Point Checklist is a good place to start when scaling your process documentation initiative.  
  1. 30 minutes with your Executive Sponsor every week
  2. Dates and Deliverables Create Urgency
  3. Find the Right Documentation Tool - is yours up to the task?
  4. Build your Company’s Process Chart
  5. An Owner for Every Process
Download this white paper for items 6-10 and additional "how to" specifics for each item.

A 15-Minute Guide to Transactional Content Management

With Transactional Content Management, organizations can benefit from the use of BPM as well as imaging, document management and capture technologies to reach higher levels of operational agility, drive innovation and reduce operational costs across functional areas. In about 15 minutes, this guide will define transactional content management, explain why it's important, outline the benefits, suggest a deployment framework, and provide resources for you to learn more.

EMC Documentum Process Suite 6.0

The 2008 BPMS Report by Bruce Silver, a leading independent industry analyst covering BPM technology, objectively evaluates the EMC Documentum Process Suite 6.0, describing it in depth and evaluating its strengths in four distinct process types or "use cases." The report covers the product suite in 34 pages, loaded with diagrams and screenshots.

BPM Done Right: 15 Ways To Succeed Where Others Have Failed

BPM’s promises are real, but the path to success is littered with pitfalls and shortcuts to failure. Best practices can help you avoid them. The good news is that BPM has now reached a stage of maturity which ensures that customers who are just embarking on using its methods and tools have a wealth of experience to learn from and build on. To succeed with BPM, you will need to develop your own best practices and constantly evolve them to stay ahead of the competition. The following "lessons-learned" provide a good place to start.

Architecture-Driven Modernization: Transforming the Enterprise

For a number of years, systems modernization been has providing benefits to organizations seeking to analyze software architectures in support of tactical systems initiatives such as software maintenance. Modernization has also delivered benefits for project teams seeking to migrate from obsolete or aging languages and platforms to more modern environments. While success stories abound for tactical modernization projects, they merely represent the "low hanging fruit" of what modernization can achieve. Modernization efforts are now reaching into more significant and far reaching domains, extending opportunities into the upper echelons of IT and business architectures. Achieving this goal requires a deeper understanding of the architectural impacts of systems modernization.
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