process reengineering


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process reengineering

[‚prä′səs ‚rē‚en·jə′nir·iŋ]
(systems engineering)
The study, capture, and modification of the internal mechanisms or functionality of an existing process or systems-engineering life cycle in order to reconstitute it in a new form and with new functional and nonfunctional features, often to take advantage of newly emerged or desired organizational or technological capabilities without changing the inherent purpose of the process that is being reengineered.
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providing a practical background of process reengineering by reviewing its history in the U.
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Business process reengineering will make an important contribution to improving an organization's effectiveness and efficiency, said 62% of controllers responding to a survey by the Institute of Management Accountants.
IBM and KPMG LLP will both provide business process reengineering and commercial supply chain best practices and experiences.

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