Business process management (BPM), having evolved over the past fifteen years, has finally reached a level of maturity where vendors are now abolishing functional silos to allow the enterprise-wide flow of business processes. It replaces the old, manual system of coordinating activities in a company and improves functionality and effectiveness through modeling, documentation, certification, collaboration, automation, and compliancy to minimize costly errors.
distinction between the two. Business process modeling is issued solely for the graphical representation of the workflow, which can be either information or an actual document in a business process. Business process management is the definition of the process as a whole, including EAI, business process modeling, workflow, and even B2B transport capabilities. Furthermore, BPM should not be confused with business performance management which belongs to the world of business intelligence (BI) and data