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The Impact of IT Service on Business Process Management
There are potential benefits of operating business process management (BPM) side-by-side with business service management (BSM). BPM and BSM are emerging

business service network it  Summary Business Process Management Business Service Management Enhancing BPM with BSM FuegoBPM Centauri Business Service Manager Provisioning IT Service in the Agile Enterprise Summary About this Document This white paper describes the benefits of operating business process management (BPM) side-byside with business service management (BSM) . It details the rationale behind the partnership between Fuego and Proxima Technology, leading vendors in BPM and BSM, respectively. BPM and BSM are emerging

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Field Service Management (FSM) Software Evaluation Report

Field service management (FSM) software is a set of functionalities for organizations or departments within organizations that have as main focus the intallation, maintanance, reparing, and meter reading for industries relying heaviling on equipment. FSM workers require functionality for customer engagement management, service and asset management as well as workforce management. Since most activities in FSM take place outside of the office, mobility is a big component of the a FSM software solutions. Typically, FSM software is not used as a stand-alone solution, as it needs to integrate with Financials, ERP, CRM and EAM to ensure accurate data exchange. Even if its main purpose is to maintain and repair equipment, it can also be used to gather customer satisfaction and equipment performance feedback. To allocate human resources efficiently, workforce management is an integral part of an FSM system 

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