Research

Special Report: BPMN and Business Architecture Modeling

Special Report: BPMN and Business Architecture Modeling

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BPMInstitute.org
Business Relationship Manager - Product Lifecycle Management, Chevron Corporation

Successes and Achievements
Over the past several years, many corporations have successfully completed numerous strategic Business Process Management (BPM) initiatives.  Looking to build and expand upon these successes, many practitioners realized that connecting and integrating the individual models from strategic BPM initiatives could identify additional performance improvement opportunities and synergies between the previously modeled core cross-functional business processes.

Bearing in mind that activities integrate individual tasks, processes integrate activities, strategic BPM initiatives integrate processes, and then continuing with this rationale, one realizes the Business Architecture (BA) integrates all core cross-functional business processes from the strategic BPM initiatives.

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Independent Research Firm Recognizes BPMInstitute.org as a Leader in BPM Training

Independent Research Firm Recognizes BPMInstitute.org as a Leader in BPM Training

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BPMInstitute.org
Business Relationship Manager - Product Lifecycle Management, Chevron Corporation

About the Report
As more and more organizations embrace Business Process Management (BPM) for the design of enterprise organizational and information systems, the demand for BPM training increases.

Many companies claim they’re the best at BPM training. Who should you believe?

Believe what industry expert Forrester Research is saying in the 2012 Forrester Wave report BPM Training and Certification Programs. It evaluates top BPM training and certification providers, citing BPMInstitute.org as a leader in the BPM training market – and a top scorer in 7 of the 15 BPM skills development categories.

Download your copy of the Forrester Wave report BPM Training and Certification Programs and get their objective review of the top organizations in the BPM training space.

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7 Steps To BPM Success

7 Steps To BPM Success

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BPMInstitute.org
Business Relationship Manager - Product Lifecycle Management, Chevron Corporation

This paper provides the reader with a 7 Step model that seeks to suggest ways in which organisations can maximise their business returns. The model sets out to blend the benefits of non-technology approaches with the more technological ones.

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Architecture-Driven Modernization: Transforming the Enterprise

Architecture-Driven Modernization: Transforming the Enterprise

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BPMInstitute.org
Business Relationship Manager - Product Lifecycle Management, Chevron Corporation

For a number of years, systems modernization been has providing benefits to organizations seeking to analyze software architectures in support of tactical systems initiatives such as software maintenance. Modernization has also delivered benefits for project teams seeking to migrate from obsolete or aging languages and platforms to more modern environments.

While success stories abound for tactical modernization projects, they merely represent the “low hanging fruit” of what modernization can achieve. Modernization efforts are now reaching into more significant and far reaching domains, extending opportunities into the upper echelons of IT and business architectures. Achieving this goal requires a deeper understanding of the architectural impacts of systems modernization.

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Research Brief: BPM and Government

Research Brief: BPM and Government

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BPMInstitute.org
Business Relationship Manager - Product Lifecycle Management, Chevron Corporation

This Research Brief highlights a selection of the findings from BPMInstitute.org’s State of BPMSM survey. It reviews the challenges associated with automating government processes such as correspondence tracking, case management, project management and permit applications that involve integration with a variety of information systems. Many government business transformation initiatives involve replacing a manual, paper-based process with an automated, electronic document-based one. The Research Brief reviews the best practices associated with this business transformation.

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Research Brief: BPM and Security

Research Brief: BPM and Security

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BPMInstitute.org
Business Relationship Manager - Product Lifecycle Management, Chevron Corporation

This Research Brief highlights a selection of the findings from BPMInstitute.org’s State of BPMSM survey. It reviews the security challenges associated with automating processes that involve sensitive and company-confidential documents and protecting the intellectual property of digital assets involved in business processes.

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Research Brief: BPM Outside the Firewall

Research Brief: BPM Outside the Firewall

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BPMInstitute.org
Business Relationship Manager - Product Lifecycle Management, Chevron Corporation

This Research Brief highlights a selection of the findings from the BPMInstitute.org’s State of BPMSM Research. It reviews the process and data complexity challenges associated with automating mission-critical processes and extending them to a company’s remote employees, customers, partners and suppliers. It explores the support requirements for those people who are disconnected from the home office.

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Research Brief: Making BPM Pervasive

Research Brief: Making BPM Pervasive

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BPMInstitute.org
Business Relationship Manager - Product Lifecycle Management, Chevron Corporation

If the discipline of process management, improvement and optimization is so valuable, why is it not more pervasive in the fabric of companies? What might need to happen to make it so pervasive? One answer: Embed it everywhere and make it easy to obtain its value. Embedding BPM discipline and its enabling technology throughout a company results in the benefits of process management becoming accessible to everyone. Some form of process modeling, automation, monitoring and reporting can then be done by all employees rather than a select few “process experts”. Continuous process improvement is then supported through instinct, experience and observation rather than just through formal analysis. Process skills become more broadly internalized and practiced as a fundamental work habit. A critical partner in the objective of embedding BPM is the Independent Software Vendor.

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Research Brief: BPM and Insurance

Research Brief: BPM and Insurance

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BPMInstitute.org
Business Relationship Manager - Product Lifecycle Management, Chevron Corporation

This Research Brief highlights a selection of the findings from BPMInstitute.org’s State of BPMSM survey. It discusses the continual challenges insurance companies face in a very competitive environment such as attracting new customers, rapidly delivering quotes, selling additional services to customers, managing underwriting risk and meeting regulatory requirements. Since business process management (BPM) is the practice of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of any organization by automating and optimizing the organization’s business processes, it is a key technology component of IT initiatives to produce a more responsive insurance company.

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Research Brief: BPM and Banking

Research Brief: BPM and Banking

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BPMInstitute.org
Business Relationship Manager - Product Lifecycle Management, Chevron Corporation

Bankers exist in one of the most competitive environments in all of business. Keeping customers, attracting new customers, rapidly delivering new products, providing consistent service through multiple channels (branch office, internet, ATM, telephone) and meeting regulatory requirements is a daunting pursuit. Read this BPMInstitute.org Research Brief to find out how BPM allows banks to remain flexible and move quickly to respond to the conditions in their industry.

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