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Architecture-Driven Modernization: Transforming the Enterprise

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.

The BPMS Value Proposition

It seems the more technology transforms the way you run your business, the higher the bar of customer expectations is raised, and the faster the pace of change accelerates. You’re doing things faster and better than ever, at lower cost, and on a more global scale, but you still feel you’re falling behind. Your twenty-first century pain points make you long for the days when the biggest worry was Y2K.

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.
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