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Collaborative BPM in Financial Services

Struggling to get a grip on technology applications in the financial services and insurance space? Join leading IT research firm Forrester and Appian and as they explore modern process-based technologies and approaches. Recent advances in Business Process Management (BPM) software coupled with proven best practices are having a tremendous positive impact on process-based areas across the enterprise. Rules engines and workflow systems are being replaced by sophisticated BPM platforms that enable business to respond with greater speed to ever-changing market conditions.

Getting the Process of BPM Right

So yes, BPM is important. Maybe even revolutionary. But getting BPM right remains a challenge as practitioners in the field know only too well. We believe that in many ways, BPM platforms have outpaced BPM practice.

Just Make ERP Work! How BPM Bridges the SOA - ERP Gap

Does your Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system actually do what you want it to do? ERP applications were supposed to seamlessly solve all of our supply chain, order management, and deal approval processes. But these processes cross departments, people and functions, yet your ERP systems do not. So how well are ERP applications really working for you? If you want to crush your competition, it is imperative that you tune into this webcast and learn how Business Process Management (BPM) is the missing link for making ERP work.

Popkin and Dwyer Show How Enterprise Architecture Creates Successful SOA by Aligning IT with Business Goals

A successful SOA implementation isn’t guaranteed, it comes together when business and IT coordinate their efforts.  But bringing IT and the business together can be daunting. They knock heads. When they talk, they don’t seem to speak the same language.  To promote the cross-functional, cross-discipline collaboration between business and IT you need to successfully implement your SOA by leveraging the planning, impact analysis, and communication platform established by Enterprise Architecture (EA).

The New Frontier: Business Decision Management (BDM)

It has become increasingly evident that business rules are only a part of the whole puzzle of business logic in BPM, SOA, and Business Architecture.

BPM without BAM is like a plane without an instrument panel

Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) has become an essential technology component of a Business Process Management (BPM) solution.  After all, what could be more helpful than viewing real-time information about process performance? How about the ability to automatically trigger corrective actions?  Or, better yet, being able to diagnose issues before they take place? Just as a pilot wouldn’t fly a plane without being able to view, diagnose and correct its systems, you shouldn’t consider automating processes without being able to have a complete

Take Your Visio® based Business Process Analysis Project to the Next Level

Are you engaged in or investigating an enterprise wide business process analysis initiative? Need to convince your Visio process modelers to migrate to a more structured environment? The success of your business process analysis and enterprise architecture depends on the quality of your models. But if your users are modeling without structure and controls, then their models are probably unrelated, non-standard and disparate. Many organizations use Microsoft Visio®, a convenient solution for part-time business modelers.

The Business Value of SOA and Composite Applications

A discussion of the business value of SOA and composite applications is actually two discussions. First, what is the business value of composite applications? A discussion of the business value of SOA and composite applications is actually two discussions. First, what is the business value of composite applications? More specifically, how do composite applications help you streamline business processes, reduce operational costs, increase customer service responsiveness and better support the creation and delivery of new products and services?

Process Optimization for the Real World

Many Business Process Management (BPM) vendors talk about how their software allows you to optimize processes with just the click of a button.  It’s a nice dream to believe in this “Nirvana” extending to processes outside your immediate scope of control, but the reality is that most people find that their corporate cultures do not empower just one person alone to change thresholds, adjust approval levels, or make wholesale changes to longstanding business processes. In most cases, process involves collaboration and involves other groups and decision-makers.

BPM without BAM is like a plane without an instrument panel

Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) has become an essential technology component of a Business Process Management (BPM) solution.  After all, what could be more helpful than viewing real-time information about process performance?  How about the ability to automatically trigger corrective actions?  Or, better yet, being able to diagnose issues before they take place?  Just as a pilot wouldn’t fly a plane without being able to view, diagnose and correct its systems, you shouldn’t consider automating processes without being able to have a complete understanding of how they