No theory, but BPM in action!

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Applying Real-World BPM in an SAP Environment

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698 pages, 2011, Print edition, hardcover 698 pages, 2011
E-book formats: Epub, Mobi, Pdf, Booksonline
698 pages, 2011, Print edition, hardcover
E-book formats: Epub, Mobi, Pdf, Booksonline
ISBN 978-1-59229-877-8 ISBN 978-1-59229-878-5
Managing your business processes wisely is key to stay ahead of your competitors! This book is your guide to implementing Business Process Management in all its aspects in your SAP-centric business and IT: It explains how BPM and standard software work together, how to prepare your company for the project, and how to put technology, governance, and the philosophy behind it in action. Extensive use cases from well-known SAP customers including technical and process details make this book a true real-world experience!
  • Learn what BPM is and how to get started within an SAP context
  • Benefit from a comprehensive compilation of use-cases from early adopters
  • Discover SAP technology, methodology, performance metrics and governance
About the Book About the E-book 698 pages, hardcover, [spine width, to be input by production] in. Foreword by Jim Hagemann Snabe, co-CEO, SAP AG. Including additional article bonus download. Reference book format 6.9 x 9 in. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (Linotype Syntax 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in black and white. PDF (15 MB), EPUB (28 MB), and MOBI file (40 MB) for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy & paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  1. Linking Strategy to Operation

    Explore how a company’s business model is linked to the process model, therefore including performance and value drivers.

  2. BPM Anatomy

    Get an in-depth look at what makes BPM in SAP environments so effective, and understand all of the options and unique add-ons that are available for you to link to your SAP system.

  3. Real-Life Examples

    Explore use cases from different industries to understand how BPM can be applied to your project to maximize efficiency, streamline process performance, achieve performance and value creation, and optimize customer relations.

  4. Applicable Software for BPM

    Learn how standard software in general and SAP products in particular relate to the BPM approach.

From the Contents:

  • Business Model Management
  • Performance and Value Drivers
  • ASAP 7 Core Methodology and Business
  • Add-Ons to ASAP
  • Implementation Quality and Process-Based Implementation
  • Governance Framework and Agile Methodology
  • Enterprise Architecture and SOA
  • SAP NetWeaver BPM and BRM
  • SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment
  • Rules and Decision Management
  • Process Lifecycles
  • Business Value Management
»BPM in action!«

Greg Chase is an SAP mentor and is director of solution marketing for business process management (BPM) at SAP.

Rukhshaan Omar is an independent global marketing specialist responsible for industry positioning for SAP NetWeaver BPM.

James Taylor is founder and CEO of Decision Management Solutions, a California-based consulting firm.

Ann Rosenberg is a Senior Strategic Business Process Management Consultant, working for the SAP Process Office.

Mark von Rosing lectures Leadership and Business Economics at the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.

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