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10/14/2009 Smarter State Government Processes in 2010 Gold Club Protected
- Enabling Citizen-Centric Processes, Transforming Service Delivery and Reducing Costs with IBM WebSphere® ILOG Business Rule Management System (BRMS) Technology
Today states and government agencies must be able to respond and adapt quickly to relentless change to improve citizen and business services, manage resources effectively and efficiently, strengthen national security and public safety and ensure a sustainable environment. Find out how technology can enable the delivery of better value for citizens and lower costs in this solutions brief.
10/14/2009 Smarter Healthcare Processes in 2010 Gold Club Protected
Reduce Costs, Increase Productivity, Deliver Best Outcomes with IBM ILOG Business Rule Management System (BRMS) and Optimization Software.
The pace of change for Healthcare has never been faster or more demanding - from ongoing regulatory and policy changes to increasing pressure to deliver superior care and coverage with the utmost of transparency while reducing costs. Find out how the role technologies such as Business Rule Management Systems (BRMS) and Optimization software will play in helping Healthcare organizations of all types and sizes build smarter processes that allow you to adapt to change faster, overcome process silos and improve patient care and safety.
10/14/2009 BRMS Brief: Five Ways to Fast ROI With BRMS Gold Club Protected
Find out how your organization can begin to see ROI from WebSphere ILOG BRMS in just 6 to 9 months.
09/24/2009 Center of Excellence Maximizing BPM Success by Sandy Kemsley Gold Club Protected
A BPM Center of Excellence (CoE) helps accelerate BPM implementations while avoiding past mistakes by centrally coordinating and leveraging core functions, skills and best practices. However, establishing a CoE need not be a huge undertaking. Read this white paper by Sandy Kemsley to learn more.
08/17/2009 Smarter Healthcare Processes Gold Club Protected

During this session, you will learn the value of a BRMS when building Web-based applications for data collection and processing. Specifically, you will learn about the unique way BRMS technology allowed WFU to achieve unprecedented gains in productivity and reliability by having a true separation of presentation and business logic. This case study will showcase the challenges of clinical trial data management, but the highlighted techniques are applicable to any business needing smart, dynamic and adaptive Web-based user interfaces.

This session will explain:
  • How to manage hundreds of very different business Web forms using the same infrastructure code and externalized business logic
  • How easy it is to implement ILOG BRMS in a Web-based/Java environment
  • How to facilitate intelligent data collection and management while ensuring data validation at the source
  • How a BRMS is uniquely positioned to address some of the emerging data sharing issues that are being driven by regulatory and funding bodies in the healthcare industry—the same issues that arise when sharing data between disparate and/or legacy systems in any business The take-away points and lessons learned should give you a clear vision of how to build sophisticated Web-based user interfaces that are both logic and data aware, yet can easily adapt to change.
07/29/2009 Butler Group Technology Audit: FICO Blaze Advisor Business Rules Management Gold Club Protected
Are you evaluating Business Rules Management or Decision Management technologies and applications? Read the Butler Group’s analysis of FICO™ Blaze Advisor® Business Rules Management, one of the leading solutions available.
07/29/2009 Decide to Survive: Four Imperatives that Make Better Decision Management Essential in Uncertain Times Gold Club Protected
Decision Management answers four imperatives for businesses seeking to thrive in today’s difficult environment. This white paper shares FICO’s decades of experience helping enterprises compete more effectively using decision management technology.
07/29/2009 The 11 Secrets of Business Rules Success Gold Club Protected
Use the best practices for your business rules projects from the start. Discover “The 11 Secrets of Success with Business Rules,” from choosing the right applications to creating frameworks for harvesting rules to operationalizing predictive analytics.
07/14/2009 Vanson Bourne Research Report Gold Club Protected
Sixty-one telcos worldwide report a loss of up to 10% of revenue due to order fallout. Why is this happening? How else is order fallout affecting companies? To find out, read the survey report "IT Impact on Telecommunications Order Fallout."
07/13/2009 Managing Project-Oriented Processes Gold Club Protected
Over the years, as a result of working on many BPM (Business Process Management) initiatives worldwide, we have realized that many processes have project characteristics, demanding a unique approach in their management. We refer to these processes as Project-Oriented Processes (POP).

BPM and PPM (Project Portfolio Management) systems each address the requirement of managing POP only partially. A single solution that provides the combined functionality of both BPM and PPM can alone meet the requirements fully. Extending a BPM system to include PPM functions can therefore offer significant benefits.

Download this white paper to read more...
06/17/2009 Automating Processes: Plucking the Low-Hanging Fruit of Process Management Gold Club Protected
Business Process Management. To many, these words conjure up images of tremendous complexity. Months of planning. Committees. Meetings. More meetings. Boxes and arrows and squiggles depicting your business processes – as they are and what you hope they will be – on wall-length whiteboards. The process sounds complicated, complex and exhaustive.

While BPM can be that complex, it needn’t be. You can move, and move quickly, to pluck the low-hanging process automation fruit for your company.

In this short paper, we will provide some guidance, along with things to ponder, consider, and act on, as you contemplate how to automate your business processes.
06/15/2009 IDC Case Study: Enterprise Rent-A-Car Uses Appian to Automate Request Management System Gold Club Protected
Enterprise Rent-A-Car (ERAC) uses Appian to power Request Online, a single web-based solution for managing all IT-related service requests for ERAC's 65,000 global employees. The case study outlines the flexibility and value of the BPM solution, as well as Appian's strong partnership approach in making the project successful.
06/15/2009 IDC Analyst Report: Flexibility, Ease of Use Lead BPM Customers to Appian Gold Club Protected
Global research and analysis firm IDC has published a report on Appian and the strength of its on-premise and SaaS-based BPM offerings. The report details Appian's capabilities in Process Modeling and Execution, Rules, Forms Design, BAM, Content Management and more. IDC concludes that Appian's business-level user orientation, flexibility and comprehensive features are driving Appian's market leadership.
06/13/2009 Case Study: Epcor Utilities Inc. Gold Club Protected
With the help of Interstage Business Process Manager, Electricity Company Unphased by Legislation
06/12/2009 White Paper: Establishing ROI and Key Success Factors for BPM Projects Gold Club Protected
Delve into the critical success factors for a BPM project and learn how companies have demonstrated ROI from such initiatives.
06/11/2009 Automated Process Discovery: Setting the Stage for BPM Gold Club Protected
The biggest challenge with starting a process improvement initiative lies in understanding existing processes and knowing where to start. Read how you can visualize your ‘as-is’ situation as it “really is” within just a few days.
04/23/2009 Getting Started with Nimble BPM Gold Club Protected
What is Nimble BPM? The latest report by Upside Research, Inc. provides an analysis of this alternative to more traditional and "heavy" BPM projects. For many enterprises, BPM has morphed from simple process automation into a broad infrastructure-heavy commitment that is often complex and expensive. This report introduces Nimble BPM as a cost-effective and flexible alternative - one that can improve the processes and workflows that power your business.
    Nimble BPM provides:
  • practical process automation and management
  • increased business ability and visibility
  • streamlining of key business processes
  • flexibility for the future
Download this whitepaper for a "Quick Start" guide to Nimble BPM and practical process automation.
02/11/2009 Maximize Business Value with Right-Time Information Using Data Services Gold Club Protected
How agile is your business? It's a question you can't afford to ignore, especially since being agile is how businesses effectively thrive in today's competitive environment. Unfortunately, too many organizations lack timely access to accurate, reliable, and relevant information, that drives business agility.

Therefore, organizations are forced to rethink how they access and integrate enterprise data across business unit silos and corporate firewalls. Application-centric integration approaches—SOA, BPM, EAI, and ESB—promise agility, but fail to deliver on that promise unless complemented by a sophisticated data integration platform that delivers holistic and accurate information as a service to consuming applications and business processes, exactly at the speed of the business.

Download this compelling Informatica White Paper to learn how your IT organization can leverage the power of a sophisticated data services solution to implement an agile enterprise information management (EIM) strategy. Discover how you can maximize business agility with right-time information to increase competitive advantage, improve compliance, and reduce cost, complexity, and risk.
01/14/2009 Weathering the Perfect Storm Gold Club Protected
by Jon Pyke, Chief Strategy Officer, Cordys
This whitepaper explains how your organization not only can survive the perfect storm of the global credit crisis, but even achieve superior performance and get ahead of your competitors, by using next generation BPM.
01/06/2009 Leading Carriers Go Green With P&C Billing Solutions Gold Club Protected
This brief is a perspective on thinking about how to incorporate going green in the insurance value chain process, particularly billing.
01/05/2009 BPM Done Right: 15 ways to succeed where others have failed Gold Club Protected
This whitepaper will discuss the importance of measuring first to ensure you have relevant data on the effectiveness of processes before you automate.
12/17/2008 Forrester Case Study: Qwest Uses Process Simulation to Move at the Speed of Business Change Gold Club Protected
Learn how Qwest, a telecommunications company located in North America created a business process center of excellence and implemented a business project management suite (BPMS) that streamlined disjointed processes, facilitated change management, and captured process standards.
12/17/2008 Whitepaper: The Case for BPM Gold Club Protected
This paper helps make the case for BPM. It defines the BPM concept, explains its importance to an enterprise’s ability to stay competitive and remain agile, and gives customer examples with numbers that help justify the investment.
12/15/2008 Process Mapping 101 – A guide to getting started Gold Club Protected
Learning how to map processes is relatively simple. Now more than ever, it is essential for a team to have a clear picture of how their processes run and where their risks are. Processes like employee onboarding, month end-close, customer billing, or new product introduction – all of these can be mapped, made more effective, more efficient, more agile, with greater satisfaction for both employees and customers. But how to get started?

This 15-page guide will take you through the creating of a high-level process map: who needs to be involved, what their roles are and how to run the actual process mapping session including tips for the facilitator and what details you do and don’t need to track at this stage. Once you have your map you’ll learn how to present it to your sponsor for buy-in as well as soliciting feedback from other stakeholders. By creating a solid high-level map you have created a sturdy foundation from which to drive improvements and to continue building your BPM efforts.
11/14/2008 Formalizing Operational Governance: Ensuring the well-managed enterprise Gold Club Protected

Governance is a straightforward concept and is practiced by all enterprises. It is the creation of policies regarding various aspects of the business and then making certain that the policies are followed. Creating the policies is not the main issue in having good governance; all successful enterprises do a good job creating policies. The hard part of governance, and where most enterprises fail, is in monitoring the policies and in knowing that the policies have been followed; in other words achieving control and compliance.

A new class of governance capability is available that will let you dynamically manage all governance efforts in a formal and efficient way, thereby delivering significant ROI to the business in terms of lower operating expenses and improved efficiency. In this paper, the concept of defining and formalizing Operational Governance is discussed, as well as the inherent benefits of implementing an Operational Governance solution.

11/07/2008 EMC Forges Ahead In Document-Centric BPMS, The Forrester Wave Vendor Summary Gold Club Protected
In this Forrester report, you’ll learn why EMC leads the way in business content management. The tools acquired from ProActivity earn EMC the highest scores for design and monitoring and management in the current document-centric BPMS Forrester Wave evaluation. These high marks add to the already best-in-class scores EMC would have earned for architecture, capture, and repository support even before the acquisition. As a result, EMC is an all-around leader and has a very strong current offering in the BPM for document-intensive processes space.
11/07/2008 The Forrester Wave: Business Process Management for Document Processes Gold Club Protected
Read this Forrester report to see how vendors stack up regarding business process management. Forrester evaluated eight business process management suite (BPMS) suppliers best suited and most experienced for document-intensive processes across approximately 150 criteria. Learn why EMC is one of the four leaders (in addition to IBM, Global 360, and Adobe) with its excellent native capture, content integration, and a very strong BPM offering. And find out about business process management tools and which ones are right for your business.
10/01/2008 How to Structure your First BPM Project to Avoid Disaster Gold Club Protected

Many companies have been able to realize significant value with rapid returns by driving process improvement with BPM. However, structuring your first BPM project for success is extremely important in a long term BPM strategy. This paper is intended to give you some helpful advice in order to structure your first BPM project for success … and avoid disaster. We provide 4 specific recommendations to help you and your organization establish a solid foundation for your first BPM project.

09/22/2008 Case Management and Business Processes Gold Club Protected
Enterprises have always tweaked or re-engineered business processes in efforts to save time and money. From what traditionally was a laborious, manual process that could take several years to complete, Business Process Management (BPM) software has emerged as one of the most important technologies in terms of helping organizations achieve operational efficiency through process automation. Within the broad range of business processes, case management has emerged as one of the most difficult types of processes to automate due to the addition of human interactions and ad-hoc activities. This white paper briefly introduces the concept of case management and how to choose a case management solution.
09/10/2008 State of the Business Process Management Market, 2008 Gold Club Protected

Over the last few years, Business Process Management (BPM) has seen a rapid growth because it succeeds where earlier approaches have failed - uniting business strategists and technologists together with a shared set of tools to accomplish common goals. BPM has helped organizations improve visibility into market risk, double profit margins through operational efficiencies, and triple customer satisfaction rates by automating manual and paper-based processes.

Oracle has completed a thorough analysis of the BPM market, drawing on more than 100 analyst reports, articles, and customer surveys. To help customers better understand the market, this white paper presents the results of the findings - explores the rise of BPM, its current trajectory, and trends to watch. Get your free copy now!

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