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Business Process Management Infrastructure

Published: 03 July 2012

ID: G00233844

Analyst(s): Richard Watson , Anne Thomas

Summary

Business process management (BPM) is a discipline that refers to managing business processes explicitly as strategic assets. Infrastructure is not necessary to develop a BPM discipline, although it facilitates a maturing discipline. This template describes the architectural components and capabilities of BPM infrastructure. It provides a series of use cases that identify and describe the technical components organizations use to model, simulate, build, deploy, execute, monitor, and optimize business processes.

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Template Description

  • Element Descriptions
    • Design-Time
    • User Interaction
    • Runtime
    • BPM Governance
    • Data Sources and Enterprise Systems
  • Process Life Cycle Phases
    • Process Modeling Phase
    • Process Simulation Phase
    • Process Solution Build Phase
    • Process Solution Deployment Phase
    • Process Execution Phase
    • Process Monitoring and Optimization Phase

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