5 Things to Know about Efficient and Effective Business Processes
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Having efficient and effective business processes is now more than ever required by businesses. Sadly, many business processes are hampered by many of the 7 i's: inefficiency, ineffectiveness, inaccuracy, incompleteness, inconsistency, inflexibility, and invisibility. IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) is the layer that gives you control over and visibility into your business processes.
The IBM Business Process Manager products offer a set of collaborative, role-based capabilities designed to model, simulate, execute, rapidly change, monitor, and optimize core business processes. It is designed to support mobile devices and features case management capabilities. There is a Business Process Manager to fit your particular business needs:
With the various BPM solutions available - what makes the IBM BPM the right solution for you? IBM BPM has these key forward thinking characteristics:
Like everything else, technology is changing business processes. Business processing are being reinvented to take advantage of and respond to new technologies such as mobile devices, social media, cloud computing, and big data. But not to worry IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) handles the design and orchestration of structured and unstructured processes so you can move at the speed of change.
To support our “customer-centric” world, IBM came up with Smarter Processes. Smarter Processes incorporate characteristics including:
IBM BPM plays a key role in Smarter Processes.
An IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) environment benefits from careful planning, organization, and communication. Every IBM BPM environment is unique. So, every IBM BPM operations team assembles their own runbook detailing the procedures to be followed when dealing with their tasks. Most organizations need guidance when constructing their runbook. The IBM Redbooks publication IBM Business Process Management Operations Guide, SG24-8356 provides you with the guidance you need to create your runbook. You can adapt the experience and guidance shared within this book to construct procedures appropriate to your own IBM BPM installation.
LindaMay Patterson is an IBM Redbooks Technical Writer. She works with thought leaders from across IBM to create books, papers, blog posts, and videos.