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How to Structure Your First BPM Project to Avoid Disaster

Many companies have been able to realize significant value with rapid returns by driving process improvement with BPM. However, structuring your first BPM project for success is extremely important in a long term BPM strategy. This paper is intended to give you some helpful advice in order to structure your first BPM project for success … and avoid disaster. We provide 4 specific recommendations to help you and your organization establish a solid foundation for your first BPM project.

Seven Ways Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) Makes Your Supply Chain More Efficient

 Right now, this minute, can you answer these questions about your supply chain:

Guide to Process Rules

 The generic term "business rule" has been used extensively in a plethora of contexts, models, and domains. Everyone agrees on its importance. At the very core, the purpose of business rules is to capture what should or should not be allowed in a business enterprise.

Achieving Enterprise Process Agility through BPM and SOA

In this ITO America article by Razmik Abnous, youʼll learn how organizations are focusing on increasing productivity, decreasing costs, and attempting to build business models that allow them to adjust swiftly to the regularly shifting business landscape in days and weeks instead of months and years. To accomplish this, both private and public organizations need to look at implementing an enterprise process architecture that includes both business process management (BPM) and service oriented architecture (SOA).

SOA and BPM - Taking the Enterprise to the Next Level

It is unfortunate but most companies find themselves always trying to catch up with technology advancements. Like many others they are burdened by a significant investment in legacy systems (and the infrastructure to support them) and find it increasingly more difficult to justify funding to advance or modernize their world.

Emerging Trends in Business Process Management

Technology is evolving daily as new tools, applications and use cases are developed and adopted by enterprises and business users. As a result, a new breed of Business Process Management (BPM platforms is emerging, leveraging these technologies and new paradigms. A small number of BPM companies are now offering the solution hosted or as Software as a Service (SaaS). Others are providing an integrated platform, combining all the tools necessary for deploying a BPM solution on one platform.

3 Steps for Moving from BPM Projects to BPM Programs

The successes of initial BPM projects and pilots have given companies the confidence and vision to take their BPM efforts to the next level – moving beyond that first project to a broader program encompassing multiple projects that are part of a larger business process improvement initiative. This whitepaper describes how the movement toward broad BPM Programs has changed what companies need in terms of BPM technology and "know how".

Flexibility by Design: Adapting to Changes at Run-Time in SOA Implementations

Flexibility and agility are two adjectives that we always want associated with the systems, services, and enterprise applications that we build. Business processes and requirements change over time, and we need service consumers and providers to be able to easily adapt to such changes in an enterprise SOA. After all, flexibility and agility are typically "selling points" for SOA and we need to meet these expectations. In practice, adapting to change is very doable, but it can be difficult.

SOA Architecture Considerations

An important part of analyzing necessary capabilities for a future Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Enterprise Interoperability environment is to envision, explore and lay out the core architectural principles and templates of a holistic service-based organization. By defining a notional landscape of patterns and best practices, a clearer picture of the integration between application architectures and integration architectures can be developed.

Automated Business Process Discovery & Visualization

One of the biggest challenges faced by companies embarking on a process improvement and governance initiative today is illuminating the exposure to compliance failure, fraud, and other legal and efficiency issues lying hidden in their operational workflows. Fujitsu's Automated Business Process Discovery and Visualization Service eliminates months of time and labor-intensive exploration and lets organizations immediately discover what often remains completely invisible. Learn more about this innovative offering from Fujitsu and how can you benefit from it.