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A Business Oriented Architecture: Combining BPM and SOA for Competitive Advantage

To support business process improvement initiatives, many IT groups today have been implementing a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) in order to re-orient their core technology to reflect new consumption patterns. The service oriented context, however, is only a part of the process improvement equation - it needs a partner. This paper discusses how leading companies have recognized that implementing Business Process Management (BPM) and SOA together gives them unique capabilities to enable business process improvement.

Logical Data Models for SOA Information Exchange

In the computer industry the same patterns keep emerging with new names and different advocates. Model Driven Architecture is promoted as though it is a new revelation for modeling business information, when in reality it is just a new name for an established process. Data Architects have been defining harmonized logical data models for at least 15 years.

The Power of Collaboration: Collaborative BPM

Competitive advantage in business depends on the ability to excel in key business processes. Business Process Management (BPM) is typically delivered with an integrated set of tools that provide a closed-loop system for optimizing business performance.Collaborative BPM expands the scope of traditional BPM and is moving to priority number one as organizations search for an integrated solution that provides an environment to coordinate the dynamic activities of human-driven, collaborative processes.

Getting Started With BPM

The importance of having an efficient system of business processes to drive an organization may seem like basic principle. If a business isn’t running efficiently, it may not be realizing or maximizing its financial, market coverage or other strategic goals. In a recent survey of 1,400 CIOs by Gartner Executive Programs, the top business priority identified by CIOs was business process improvement1. For individuals or organizations that are being asked to investigate process improvement, Business Process Management or BPM is a term that frequently associated with the process improvement.

Bridging Business Models to System Implementation

In order to be successful, you need to understand your business and gracefully evolve that understanding into the design and implementation of your business systems. Application development and implementation starts with the business (or enterprise) and ends with an implemented set of system applications and components. This paper describes the Metastorm approach and technology for using enterprise modeling in the modern application development and implementation life-cycle.

Making the Case for BPM - A Benefits Checklist

There are many options for improving business processes ­ ranging from complete process re-engineering to adopting new process management methodologies or adding new capabilities to existing systems. Lombardi customers believe that BPM is the best investment a company can make in establishing a platform for continuous process improvement.This paper provides a checklist of BPM benefits and will guide you in making the business case for investing in BPM to drive process improvement.

Achieve Business Process Analysis Success by Combining the Simplicity of Microsoft Visio® with the Power of Telelogic System Architect®

Telelogic System Architect/Process IntegratorTM is a creative and unique solution that allows Visio modelers to continue to work with their preferred program while bringing their models under the wider and more powerful business analysis umbrella of System Architect. These models become available to business and enterprise architects who are involved in a core business improvement or enterprise architecture initiative that align IT with business needs. This paper shows how you can achieve business process analysis success by creating a modeling environment for everyone.

Effective Case Management

Almost all government and commercial organizations practice some form of case management. The "Effective Case Management" white paper defines case management, explains how case management is conducted today in many government agencies, and reveals how to overcome the challenges associated with administrative, investigative, and litigative case management.

Getting Started with Business Process Management

The set of ideas, tools, and techniques that deal with business processes, known in short as Business Process Management (BPM), has been around for a couple of decades. Even though forward-thinking professionals in business and IT recognize the importance of BPM, it does not get the mainstream attention it deserves. Large-scale ERP and client/server implementations absorb the attention of IT departments and distract the innovators.

Optimize the Business Outcome of SOA

Gartner states that SOA requires new processes around governance, development and operation. Creating these new processes is clearly a risky endeavor. This whitepaper summarizes the business benefits of adopting SOA, the obstacles that must be overcome and HP's approach to SOA. HP addresses the unique challenges of SOA across lifecycle, from planning to inception to deployment. HP combines an integrated solution for SOA governance, quality and management combined with services that take you from planning and management to successful deployment and management.
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