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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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Identify and define the division's key business processes
Don Ramsay, director of information architecture services at CherryRoadTechnologies, a New Jersey-based IT consulting and systems integration firm, is leading an effort to map insurers' business processes with each of their underlying technology infrastructure components.
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the management and automation of business processes, human workflow and transactional systems;
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The new offering combines EquaTerra's outsourcing governance processes and methodologies with Microsoft's Office system products, specifically Microsoft Office Business Scorecard Manager 2005 (BSM), Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003, and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 to provide Global 2000's with an enterprise-wide management view of all its internal business processes.
The valueNow(SM) program combines OpenConnect's unique automatic business processes discovery technology and proven services to configure process improvement solutions.
To date, enterprises world-wide have struggled to find the right balance between automating business processes and providing the flexibility required to adapt when business conditions change.
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