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.
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on technology from a specific enterprise application vendor. Pure-Play Vendors Business processes that span both people and systems, require complex business rules, or leveraged multiple integration technologies. Enterprise Content Management Manage document-centric business processes that involve the review and approval of unstructured content. Market Players There are a number of vendors offering different types of BPM services. Among the enterprise application vendors are Chordiant , SAP , and Oracle