Gartner Research

Gartner's Position on Business Process Management, 2006

Published: 16 February 2006

ID: G00136533

Analyst(s): Michael James Melenovsky, Jim Sinur, David Flint, Janelle Hill


This report presents Gartner's latest position regarding the developments around business process management. BPM represents a fundamental change in how businesses manage and operate their processes.

Table Of Contents
  • Gartner's Position on Business Process Management
  • Defining Business Process Management
    • BPM as a Management Discipline
    • BPM-Enabling Technologies
  • Key Predictions
    • Business Management
    • IT
    • The IT Department
  • The BPM Scenario
    • Stages of Value Creation
    • The Value of the Discipline
    • The Process Revision Cycle
    • The Value of the Technology
  • Drivers and Enabling Factors
  • Implications
    • Industries
    • Business Professionals
    • IT Professionals
  • Inhibitors and Risks
    • Organizational
    • Technical
    • Competency
    • Risks
    • Business Management
    • Suppliers of Technology and Services
    • Investors
    • IT Management

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