Business Process


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Business Process

The series of activities undertaken to create a product or deliver a service. Companies often lay down specific rules for business process to ensure activities are completed in an organized and efficient manner. Business process may involve division of labor between multiple persons and/or technologies. For example, in a publishing company, one person may write material, a second may edit it, a third may add graphics, and a fourth may print it. Business process is also called business function.
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A key feature of the ASD business process model is the clear recognition that "customers" can be very different depending on where your process is identified in the model.
Using this model, since IT operations costs can be tied to a specific business process, IT portfolio management lends itself well to simplifying "make" or "buy" decisions for individual business processes, down to the IT infrastructure level.
Appian will host the following activities at the Gartner Business Process Management Summit:
Business process outsourcing can help reduce costs between 10% and 70%.
Business process improvement teams can easily work together on processes, from anywhere in the world, and include additional participants at any time as needed, regardless of where they are physically located.
Small and medium sized organizations that want to make use of the power of Business Process Management can begin realizing ROI immediately because there are no significant up-front investments and minimum startup costs.
By bringing these functions together within a single product suite, webMethods Fabric enables a more collaborative and holistic lifecycle approach to business process integration, management and improvement.
Systar recognizes IDS Scheer as a pioneer in business process management and is happy to have them as an OEM partner," said Bertrand Bouhour, COO of Systar, Inc.
The Business Process Management market is one of the fastest-growing enterprise software sectors, with leading analysts projecting annual growth for the category to be 30-40 percent.
As an over-arching business process governance solution, this solution doesn't replace other business process intelligence and outsourcing management tools.
Lombardi is a leader in business process management (BPM) suite software for Global 2000 companies as recognized by both Gartner and Forrester Research, in the Magic Quadrant for Business Process Management Suites, 2006, and Human-Centric Business Process Management Suites, Q1 2006 research reports respectively.
TeamWorks is a unique BPM platform to complement our risk and customer value Business Process Rules solution Guardean[TM], giving us the ability to offer customers a standard-based, high-performance business process solution that is robust, flexible, scalable and with a guarantee and proven ROI.

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