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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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The deployment of ASD's business process model has been accompanied by improved profitability, increased productivity, and a greater focus on customer service and satisfaction.
The Gartner Business Process Management Summit is the only event designed to provide businesses with the realistic and practical means to maximize the combined results of a BPM implementation on the business and information technology.
The survey results highlight a noteworthy trend--the driving force behind business process outsourcing demand is shifting from a financial approach to a more strategic approach.
OMG is developing a suite of business process standards to enable the agile enterprise with Model Driven Architecture," said Richard Mark Soley, CEO of the Object Management Group, the worldwide standards organization.
Building upon the company's long-term leadership in system-to-system business process management, webMethods BPMS' breakthrough performance and innovative new features establish a new standard for business process management suites.
With the ARIS Platform, IDS Scheer is the leading provider of solutions for business process excellence.
The EquaTerra governance solution provides drill-down details into six critical business process governance areas: Financial Management, Issue Management, Contract Management, Performance Management, Compliance Management and Relationship Management.
Discover: Two weeks to discover and document business process inefficiencies providing a set of process improvement opportunities with quantifiable ROI.
Some believe BPM is just another area of business process re-engineering; others believe it is about standardizing business processes.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Crescendo Networks, a member of the Oracle[R] PartnerNetwork and the undisputed leader in application optimization and acceleration, today announced that it will demonstrate its latest application optimization solution with real-time Business Process Analysis (BPA) tools at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco October 23-26.
IDS Scheer today announced that it was named a Market Leader in the September report, "Forrester Wave: Business Process Modeling Tools: Q3 2006," based on its strong partner relationships, comprehensive road map and solid business process modeling focus.

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