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Oracle Builds Comprehensive SOA Platform

Through the recent evolution of BPM around the Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) standard, a comprehensive SOA platform has become a key requirement for implementing standards-based BPM. SOA empowers a business environment with a flexible IT infrastructure and reusable business and systems services for deploying processes. This white paper from IDC covers the requirements for building a comprehensive SOA platform including BPEL, service development, integration, management, and security.

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Optimizing Business Processes for Performance Management

Optimizing Business Processes for Performance Management

Businesses today are trying to be more effective in their day-to-day operations to optimize results. Though millions of dollars of investments into ERP systems have automated transactions, organizations still cannot manage themselves by the very capability by which the business operates business processes. Unfortunately, ERP has been designed and implemented for system level integration and provides little to no business process support for management.

Case Study: Finding The Best Process For Documenting Business Processes - Counting Accountants At Sears

Any initiative attempting to improve business productivity requires the documentation of “as-is” business activity. All the attributes, resources and relationships that characterize modern business processes can be stored in ARIS. But what is the best process for capturing these attributes, resources and relationships? Internal consultants at Sears, Roebuck and Co. have documented the key processes of its Dallas accounting services. This presentation describes the methods the Business Process Consulting team employed to capture and report on Sears’ accounting processes.

Facilitating Process Design

Get introduced to a proven approach that will help your organization improve their processes and productivity through the use of structured, facilitated work sessions. As a result of attending this session, you will:
  • Understand the differences between performing process design and facilitating it.
  • Get techniques for facilitating process definition.
  • Get “Do’s and Dont's” from companies successfully using this approach.

Optimizing Business Processes for Performance Management

Businesses today are trying to be more effective in their day-to-day operations to optimize results. Though millions of dollars of investments into ERP systems have automated transactions, organizations still cannot manage themselves by the very capability by which the business operates business processes. Unfortunately, ERP has been designed and implemented for system level integration and provides little to no business process support for management.

Implementing BPM - Reports from the Field

This presentation will present highlights of recent research including insight on the extent to which:
  • Firms are developing increasing skill in improving and managing large cross-functional business processes
  • Leaders are prepared to manage the firm’s enterprise business processes
  • There is progress in overcoming the major obstacles in deploying BPM
  • The right [customer oriented] performance metrics are in place

Case Study: Taming Complex Processes With Rules-Based BPM

Health care claims are among the most intricate and heavily regulated transactions in business. Their complexity makes them expensive to process, but at the same time defies the automation that would curb their costs. Or at least seems to. This session will describe how Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin has implemented a rules-based business process management system that automates claims processing with enough flexibility to accommodate constant changes in rules and plan structures.

Case Study: Service Based Process Architecture

Case Study of the key principles of a Business Service Function(BSF) Architecture; How the Proact Methodology, developed by Art Casten, is used within Motorola for system architecture and how it has been extended to provide unified and integrated views of service flow scenarios, processes, events, information, systems and data—carrying service orientation down through process systems. Explanation of how to reverse-engineer existing processes into a BSF architecture for integration and complexity reduction analysis.