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Accelerate ROI for Business Process Management (BPM)
Business process management (BPM) consists of software and expertise, designed to improve the performance, visibility, and agility of business processes. With

bpm specific process improvements  the business benefits of BPM for both a specific department and the organization as a whole. At the same time, managers need to be given a realistic assessment of the time, cost and resources required for deployment. Based on an informed understanding of project benefits and requirements, management can then serve as project champions, encouraging the adoption of BPM to personnel in a fully articulated, consistently delivered and well-coordinated manner. Follow a prescriptive guide for design and

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Business Process Management (BPM)

Business process management (BPM) defines, enables, and manages the exchange of enterprise information through the semantics of a business process view, which involves employees, customers, partners, applications, and databases.  

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The Wizardry of Business Process Management - Part 3


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bpm specific process improvements  business objectives into the BPM system by the business users . It cannot be overemphasized how important it is for business users to be able to capture corporate objectives directly into the software technology so that these new objectives can immediately impact their customers, partners, and employees. The ability to easily record, erase, revise, and organize business rule  changes creates the foundation for organizational agility . Letting organizations design for both planned and (even more important Read More

Business Process Simulation Technology from Lanner


Today, TEC Research Analyst Gabriel Gheorghiu focuses on business process simulation software provider Lanner Group. Gabriel looks at Lanner's history, products, and market position—and explains the pros and cons of using software to simulate your business processes.

bpm specific process improvements  industry best practices for BPM simulations, and assistance in creating simulation models for customers' specific needs and requirements. Lanner is also involved in research initiatives through its Academic Partnership Programme and is a founding member of the Workflow Management Coalition , which aims to create a standard for simulation data. The Lanner approach to business process simulation is based on the idea formulated by Michael Hammer in the book Reengineering the Corporation: A Manifesto for Read More

Customer Process Management: The Real-time Enterprise Depends On the Merging of CPM and BPM


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An Analyst's View of Process Industry SMB Challenges


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bpm specific process improvements  and business performance management (BPM) functions. These new ERP functions are typical of large manufacturers' systems, and are generally not affordable to SMBs. Therefore, the SMB-oriented ERP system for process manufacturing needs to have extra capabilities that provide data for BI functionalities. The dynamics are such that this data is often industry-oriented (food versus chemical). ERP systems need to provide dashboards providing what-if scenarios to allow the manufacturer to improve Read More

Process-based Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance


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Business Process Innovation


In recent years, industry-leading companies have identified process innovation as a real competitive advantage, since outsourcing can provide “virtual scale” to companies of any size. While every company has examples of a select few projects or product launches that were stellar and considered best-in-class, what sets best-process companies apart from the rest is their continued business process innovation and scale.

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Managing the Process of Process: Establishing the Right Goals and Improving Operations and Systems to Hit the Mark


North American process manufacturers face increasing challenges related to heightened security, pricing pressures, global competition, and rising costs. Thus, continuous improvement of processes is imperative to remaining competitive. How close is your company to world-class? And how focused are you on process improvement? Find out how get started on a process improvement strategy that will have long-term benefits.

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CPR on BPR: Long Live Business Process Reengineering Part 1: A Primer


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Preparing for Product Development in Process Manufacturing


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i2 Enlists Honeywell in Process Industry Play


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