Business Process Management

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Business Process Management

The process by which a company seeks to align all its departments and activities toward the same goal. In general, this goal is to deliver the best product to customers or clients. Business process management aims for high efficiency, particularly by openness to new ideas in both information technology and human resources. BPM activities are divided into design, modeling, execution, monitoring and optimization. See also: Six Sigma.
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Three years ago, Shiah led a BPM effort at Coty that began with a definition of performance metrics, a "common template of key performance indicators, so when we get together to talk about business we talk in a common language," he says.
Powered by Adaptive Discovery([R]), the Ultimus BPM Suite is the only BPM suite that enables automated business processes to be deployed without completely defined process maps.
and Forrester Research, released detailed vendor evaluations of the BPM category in 2006.
BPM - a growing software category with more than 100 vendors - is a combination of business processes, select measures (metrics, key performance indicators) and systems that enable an organization to understand, act on and influence its business performance.
The BPM Benchmarking Survey collected comprehensive information on the budgeting, forecasting, and reporting practices of over 800 finance professionals.
During this webinar, BPM Expert John Lojek will identify the key personnel that must take part in a BPM project, as well as the roles that different stakeholders, such as analysts, architects, and developers, play in successfully attaining the overall business goal of a BPM deployment.
WPAC was recognized for the exceptional results it achieved in automating more than 50 business processes using the Ultimus BPM Suite.
The Object Management Group[TM] (OMG[TM]), in partnership with BPTrends, and OMG's BPMI Steering Committee today announced that the BPM Think Tank 2007: Developing Your BPM Success Factors Roadmap event will be held July 23-25, 2007.
In particular, Prince William County was selected as a finalist because the organization has leveraged its work with Ultimus and the Ultimus BPM Suite powered by Adaptive Discovery([R]) to automate over 37 processes.
com), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) suite software for Global 2000 companies, and SHS Polar, a leading European IT services and consultancy company and subsidiary of SHS Informationssysteme AG, today announced a strategic agreement to utilize the award-winning TeamWorks([R]) BPM platform in SHS Polar's customer engagements across Spain and Portugal.
Appian Corporation, the leading provider of Business Process Management Suites (BPMS), today announced that it is making available a new white paper authored by Derek Miers, CEO of BPM Focus.