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Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Modeling Via Reuse of Service Components

In defining Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) government leaders and technical practitioners need to think of SOA as part of an enterprise strategy for enabling reuse of Service Components. Government and industry organizations can leverage the Component Organization and Registration Environment (CORE) repository to publish Service Components, and establish communities of interest to register, certify, graduate and reuse components.

Building a Business Case for BPM - a Fast Path to Real Results

Business Process Management is not new - it is an established, proven discipline that combines a focus on process with an integrated set of specialized software tools to deliver real business results.Organizations around the world and across industries have proven the value that BPM can deliver - greater efficiency, increased visibility, better control, enhanced operational agility, and measurable ROI in the range of 10-300%.

Proving Pegasystems SmartBPM Scalability in a Real-World Deployment

Many large organizations need to know that their BPM solutions based on a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) can scale to meet the needs of massive numbers of users. Government agencies, consumer retailers, retail banks, healthcare payers and providers, for example, need to be able to provide access to tens of thousands of concurrent on-line users. BPM is not just work baskets in a small department; it is the future of how organizations function.

The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Service Bus, Q2 2006

Cape Clear retains its leading position in Forrester's latest review of the standalone ESB market. The vendor is one of the pioneers in the enterprise service bus (ESB) category and continues to be among the leaders in technology innovation and strategic vision in this space. Aggressive pursuit of emerging Web services standards and communication protocols, coupled with good tools for developing and deploying services, make Cape Clear a good choice for companies looking for an advanced ESB that can meet many service-oriented architecture (SOA) requirements.

The Power of BPM Solution Frameworks: Achieving Revolutionary Objectives through Evolutionary Change

More Value, Less Risk. Solution frameworks are customizable solutions that provide the building blocks for organization-specific applications. This approach enables organizations to reach the point of value more quickly, with lower risk. Solution frameworks, combined with an iterative improvement methodology, allow organizations to embrace change. In order to reduce the time-to-value, many vendors supply process "templates" that show how their product can support a given business or industry problem.

Making Business Improvement Real: How People Power the Process - An Overview of Savvion BusinessManager 6.8

Business improvement—increasing efficiency, quality and customer satisfaction while cutting costs—should be the goal of every person working. What’s not to like about conducting business faster, better and more profitably? But all these great management theories need help working in the real world. This white paper highlights how Business Process Management (BPM) can successfully identify and improve business processes based on how people work.

Nucleus Research Report - webMethods Delivers Real SOA ROI through webMethods Fabric

Want Examples of Real Results with SOA? Read On.Adopting a service-oriented architecture (SOA) enables companies to shorten IT project cycles, improve IT agility, and better align their IT practices with overall company strategy while gaining the tactical returns from integration.Nucleus Research found customers adopting webMethods Fabricto support an SOA strategy were able to leverage IT alignment and agility to increase market share, build strategic partnerships, increase revenues, and improve customer service.

5 Steps to Choosing the Right BPM Suite

BPM Suites can deliver significant business benefits and a fast ROI – but only if you choose the right one. Implementing a complete BPM Suite, rather than a series of disparate applications, will significantly decrease your costs, increase your time to benefit, and increase your flexibility and agility in managing and improving multiple processes. This paper outlines 5 best practice steps to help you choose the right BPM Suite for your organization.

Achieving Decision Consistency Across the SOA-based Enterprise

A service-oriented architecture (SOA) provides businesses with the ability to rapidly deploy new applications and easily integrate with other component applications both inside and outside the organization. Yet while it provides a great deal of flexibility for business units and IT departments, an SOA also creates difficulty in managing the consistency of business decisions delivered through various applications.

Rules are from Mars and Processes are from Venus

Over the years, businesses have sought ways to make their systems more extensible and flexible. In support, two fundamentally different approaches emerged for software developers. The two approaches are now commonly identified as Business Process Management (BPM) and Business Rules (BR). BPM typically directed workflows, while BR guided decisions. Driven by a need for greater agility and enterprise-wide applicability, businesses have started to meld the two approaches.