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04/23/2008 Forrester Research: Centers of Excellence for BPM Gold Club Protected
ebizQ Premium Content: Forrester uncovered best practices in five areas of BPM, after interviewing 18 vendors and numerous users.
12/23/2001 The Hidden Treasure of Business Process Automation: Six Steps to Improving ROI  
Why do you need business process automation? In a word: ROI. In this article, Optika CEO Mark Ruport explains how business process automation can enhance an organization's productivity and provide a solid return on investment:
09/15/2010 Increasing IT’s role in business process improvement  
IT and business process professionals can work together to drive business transformation. Forrester Research's Alex Peters offers advice and six steps for moving in that direction.
01/15/2006 The Holy Grail of IT today  
How to generate Return on Sunk Investment.
11/13/2007 The Integration-Centric Business Process Management Suite Gold Club Protected
In this ebizQ premium content, Forrester's Ken Vollmer talks about choosing a comprehensive SOA-based framework for BPM and integration.
06/20/2007 Forrester: Lufthansa Transforms With BPM  
Using business process management best practices such as incremental, iterative change and carefully built user interfaces, Lufthansa’s success represents an example for BPM practitioners to study.
09/16/2009 Three Lean Strategies For Business Process Improvement  
Put your process discovery approach under the microscope to detect potential budget-busters and tame bloated costs.
01/24/2007 A Faster BPM Return on Investment  
Every organization that’s considering business process management wants to know what they have to put in or spent on it, and what they’ll get back at the end of the year.
03/06/2005 Realizing the ROI of BPM  
Business process management allows you to model, automate, manage, measure and optimize the flow of business process steps that span your organization’s systems, people, devices, customers and partners within and beyond your corporate boundaries. In a recent ebizQ Webinar, SeeBeyond’s Ross Altman said that the BPM’s return on investment is significant.
10/25/2004 Leveraging the Value of Process Automation  
When a process executes well, everyone is happy. Customers like the results, workers appreciate not wasting time and energy and nothing falls through the cracks. At the same time, many processes aren’t optimized, and that’s where business process management comes in. With major phases of BPM efforts including process definition and mapping, process automation, and process improvement and optimization, Rashid Khan says that the greatest order-of-magnitude benefits can be derived from process automation.
02/28/2007 The Forrester Wave: BPM Suites Gold Club Protected
Forrester's Ken Vollmer and Henry Peyret share their views on integration-centric BPM suites, for the 4th quarter of 2006.
08/06/2008 Using BPM to Improve Operational Efficiency  
Reviewing over 50 BPM-related customer case studies over the past year, Forrester Research found that improving operational efficiency is a top area of concern.
04/24/2005 Blazing the Path to Business Process Productivity (Part II) Gold Club Protected
Business Process Productivity enables a level of business transformation that companies could only previously imagine, making it possible to adapt swiftly to new market challenges but within an environment of control, efficiency and continuous improvement. Approaches to enact this method are explored in this part two of a two-part special ebizQ series with WebMethods.
07/24/2006 Understanding the Consolidating BPM Landscape (Part II) Gold Club Protected
The Robert Frances Group says IT and business executives must understand trends in the BPM marketplace, and use this as input into investment decisions targeting performance improvement.
04/05/2007 SOA Repositories Come Of Age Gold Club Protected
Forrester Research says acquisitions bring SOA governance front and center.
12/04/2005 Bridging the Reporting Gaps in ERP Applications  
Leveraging ERP data to gain insightful information for decision support, process improvement and corporate efficiency.
04/16/2008 Forrester Research: BPM Tool Use Varies By Sector  
ebizQ Premium Content: A report by Forrester's Ken Vollmer, with special attention paid to manufacturing and financial services sectors and process management technologies.
03/19/2013 BPM & ROI: Raising the returns, reducing the risk  
In this feature, Site Editor Anne Stuart reports on recent research indicating that BPM has the potential for achieving up to a 170% return on investment--but reaching those levels requires serious risk management.
11/30/2011 BPM + SCM = New efficiencies across the enterprise—and beyond  
Process improvement can boost performance all along the supply chain—if you follow some important best practices. ebizQ contributor Crystal Bedell explains how to successfully combine business process management and supply chain management.
09/17/2008 Emerging Technology Trends CIOs Should Care About  
According to Forrester Research, we're in the initial phases of a major technology growth wave called "IT everywhere," and here's what you need to know about it.
04/05/2012 Forrester: Social enables broader engagement in BPM  
In this exclusive guest column, Forrester Research Senior Analyst Clay Richardson describes how forward-thinking business and IT professionals are adding social tools and techniques to their BPM toolboxes to add more voices to their BPM initiatives.
03/08/2004 The BPM Greenhouse  
While the benefits of BPM are plentiful, say BPM gurus Howard Smith and Peter Fingar, executive stung by past tech implementation may be skeptical. So, say Smith and Fingar, some approaches are better than others when it comes to introducing BPM into a company�s culture, and enabling it to grow:
06/27/2006 Understanding the Consolidating BPM Landscape (Part I) Gold Club Protected
The Robert Frances Group says IT and business executives must understand trends in the BPM marketplace, and use this as input into investment decisions targeting performance improvement.
12/03/2007 Forrester: It's Time to Reinvent Your BI Strategy Gold Club Protected
Business intelligence is no longer just about reporting. It's about creating a competitive advantage.
03/08/2012 BPM centers of excellence offer tools for effective process improvement  
BPM centers of excellence (sometimes called business process competency centers)can greatly enhance an organization's process-improvement programs--but only if they're planned and launched correctly. This feature explores
09/01/2002 Mitigating EAI Investment Risk  
If you want a true assessment of the financial impact of your next integration project, don’t rely on just TCO and ROI. Instead, argues Ankur Laroia of theSequenceGroup, IT managers should also factor in the common risks likely to undermine the project, along with their associated costs and potential solutions:
05/12/2011 Crowdsourcing analysis helps light the way to BPM success  
Forrester Research Senior Analyst Clay Richardson explains why organizations should incorporate crowdsourcing analysis into their BPM efforts and offers tips for doing the job well.
08/26/2009 Business Process Improvement: A Talk With Chevron's Jim Boots  
Jim Boots, Senior BPM Advisor at Chevron, discusses BPM initiatives and addressing the differing needs of business and IT.
07/28/2003 Some Characteristics of High-ROI BPM Projects Gold Club Protected
Some BPM projects produce better ROI than others. The trick is being able to know which is which. And in this column, ebizQ analyst David A. Kelly helps you sort them out:
12/13/2006 Keep the Information Flowing  
The case for business process management dashboards.
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