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business process

An action taken in the course of conducting business. Whether manual or automated, all processes require input and generate output. Depending on the level of viewing and modeling, a process can be a single task or a complicated procedure such as building a product.

A business information system process typically means updating a database from a transaction such as an order or application form (transaction vs. master). See transaction, business process modeling, business processing and information system.
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Leadership team discussions of the essential business processes were held to more clearly address the business deficiencies.
Much like the manner in which software was first decoupled from hardware, to allow more flexibility in its mapping to business processes, data was then decoupled from applications.
Appian's Business Process Management Suite provides a comprehensive, flexible solution for businesses and enables them to automate, modify, and govern critical business processes in real time to support compliance with current regulatory laws at all times.
Many leading financial services firms have discovered the business imperative for outsourcing business processes.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Lombardi[R], the leader in business process management (BPM) software for Global 2000 companies, today announced the Public Beta availability of Lombardi Blueprint[TM], an entirely new 'on-demand' process improvement tool that is used to collaboratively map an organization's business processes, identify problems, and prioritize improvement opportunities.
Appian Anywhere sets the bar for on-demand BPM offerings by providing a comprehensive platform for the design, execution and optimization of business processes entirely over the web.
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A distinguishing feature of webMethods BPMS is its integrated and enhanced process monitoring and real-time business analytics, which deliver 'actionable insight' to rapidly improve business processes.
The new offering, ARIS Process Event Monitor, will provide companies with real-time monitoring to manage exceptions and risks within business processes.
Process-Driven companies are improving and transforming a wide range of business processes with our industry-leading BPM software and realizing rapid and measurable ROI.
This solution will enable organizations to more efficiently and effectively govern and manage the performance of their internal business processes, such as HR, IT, Procurement and Finance & Accounting.
Lombardi's TeamWorks([R]) is built on open standards and provides ongoing visibility and control of business processes, increasing the speed and flexibility with which organizations can manage their process activity and decision-making.

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