12th International Conference on Business Process Management

This year’s Business Process Management Conference (BPM 2014) will take place in Haifa, September 7-11, 2014. The BPM conference series embraces the diversity and richness of the BPM field and serves as a melting pot for experts from a mix of disciplines including Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Services Science and Technology Management. Process modeling …

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11th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2013)

BPM 2013 is the 11th edition of the reference conference for researchers and practitioners in the field of Business Process Management (BPM). The conference covers all aspects of BPM, including theory, models, techniques, architectures, systems, and empirical studies, and engages the most renowned representatives of the BPM community worldwide in talks, tutorials, and scientific discussions. …

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Business Process Management Conference 2010

The Business Process Management Conference 2009 (http://www.bpm2009.org) took place at Ulm University in Germany from 7-10 September 2009. Next year’s conference will be held at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, from 14-16 September 2010. See all details at http://www.bpm2010.org.

Main Characteristics of a Process-Oriented Organization

According to (Hammer, 2007; Harmon, 2007; Hinterhuber, 1995; Melan, 1989; Reijers, 2006), an organization which has adopted the process-view exhibits the following characteristics: First, a prerequisite for managing an organization based on its processes is to know which business processes are performed within the organization and how they are related to each other. Hence, a …

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Business Process Management

This website favors the following definitions of business process management (or simply “process management”) and its delimitation to business process reengineering: Business process management (BPM) cannot be considered as a single BPR project but it deals with how to manage processes on an ongoing basis (Armistead and Machin, 1997). BPR often addresses the reengineering of …

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(Business) Process Orientation

The approach of (business) process orientation emphasizes process as opposed to hierarchies with special focus on outcomes, particularly customer satisfaction (McCormack and Johnson, 2001). Process orientation means focusing on business processes ranging from customer to customer instead of placing emphasis on functional structures (Reijers, 2006). A process-oriented organization applies the concept of business process management …

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