White Paper: Photon
Companies overlook new business opportunities because their IT organizations are ill-equipped to respond to the changing technology needs of the business. SAP S/4HANA is the next-generation business suite which provides a powerful platform that meets the demands of high- velocity business enterprises. By migrating existing legacy systems to the new SAP S/4HANA offering, organizations gain benefits such as improved operational environments and business processes, deeper business insight through real-time analytics and shorter development cycles. Numerous SAP customers are moving their SAP applications to a cloud framework first, and then migrating to SAP S/4HANA. This two-stage approach can make the migration to SAP S/4HANA substantially less demanding for organizations at present utilizing neither SAP S/4HANA or a cloud-based framework. In any case, a few organizations that are either being spun off into their own particular substances or are experiencing mergers or acquisitions. They are bouncing straight to SAP S/4HANA on the enterprise cloud. For those organizations, designing a new infrastructure from scratch is a good opportunity to migrate to both the new SAP S/4HANA platform and a cloud infrastructure all at once. Download the guide now to discover: What is involved in an SAP HANA migration? What does migrating to SAP S/4HANA mean for SAP users? What are the benefits of SAP S/4HANA migration? The opportunities and challenges of SAP S/4HANA
White Paper: WNS
Today, enterprises need to look beyond cost savings, while service providers need new sources of competitive differentiation and margin levers. In Business Process Management (BPM), Finance and Accounting Outsourcing (FAO) has historically followed FTE-based pricing. However, in recent times, some areas have seen a very gradual shift towards new, value-based models such as transaction-based and — in a more limited way — outcome-based pricing.
White Paper: WNS
Change has been the only constant for the online travel business. Most online travel agencies (OTA) have leveraged the expertise of Business Process Management (BPM) partners to stay afloat amidst the changes and challenges. BPM providers have added value to the online travel industry and contributed significantly to its evolution. As OTAs continue to face sweeping changes in the business landscape, the need to have a mature BPM partner on board is felt more sharply than ever before. Know how BPM has become an integral part of an OTA’s business strategy.
Transforming the Future of Outsourcing
White Paper: Atos
This paper proposes two parallel and complementary opportunities for the evolution of outsourcing services. The first strategy focuses on evolving transformational outsourcing strategies whereby Atos products and services focus directly on contributing value to its customers’ core business processes. The second proposes that Atos advances its current cloud offerings by developing sector-specific clouds capitalizing on the existing knowledge the company has gained from the many years it has been collaborating closely with customers in specific industrial sectors.
Business Process Modeling and Digital Transformation
White Paper: Signavio
An enterprise-wide process modeling is the most agile way to conduct a successful digital transformation as it requires a top-down examination of the performance, quality and sustainability. Digital transformation is an essential step in the evolution of many businesses today. Process modeling has grown from creating a diagram or report figure that explains a business problem to a transformational practice that can organize the way a business is monitored, controlled, and measured. This whitepaper discusses why businesses should consider an enterprise-wide process modeling approach for competing through digital transformation. Key takeaways of this white paper: Take Process Models out of isolation within your business Nurturing digital business transformation by focusing on your process From business process mapping to enterprise business process modeling Ways to instigate enterprise-wide process modeling
Intranet Success: 3 Considerations for a Successful Intranet
White Paper: Elcom
The intranet has been at the heart of businesses for many years and initially, the intranet was simply a way to connect all components within a business unit, company, or organization to one another. This whitepaper discusses the benefits that the intranet offers to modern businesses, highlighting the common problems that can be solved, the latest developments in the field, along with suggested implementation best practices. Key considerations for ensuring intranet success: Focusing on appropriate goals when designing the intranet Explaining the value when developing an intranet Understanding the investment required Along the way this whitepaper reviews what an intranet actually is and how it fits into today’s modern workplace, and later with an analysis of intranet trends to guide you in future proofing your intranet investment.
White Paper: Elcom
As intranets grow in strength and scope, overarching intranet strategy should increasingly be aligned with business objectives. Are your intranet objectives aligned with your business goals or do they need adjusting? This whitepaper helps you consider what is important for your organization and how to plan your approach to demonstrate how your intranet is performing and target areas for improving based on data and supporting evidence. Key takeaways from this whitepaper: Ways to enhance your intranet Steps to follow for your intranet health check How an intranet can have direct positive impact on the bottom line How many new ideas or innovative suggestion come via the intranet? 7 key areas to consider to help you realign your intranet objectives
White Paper: Conga Novatus
In this fast-moving and highly competitive global marketplace, proper commercial contractual risk management is necessary for success. Ongoing successful company revenues, profits, and reputations can be wiped out quickly by ignoring or not discovering contractual risk threats. Conversely, if an entity is protected from contractual risks and threats, it can effectively concentrate and focus on its business without distraction. This Conract Management whitepaper describes where the weak points in the contract lifecycle appear, and where risk is most likely to be introduced into the process to establish bulletproof contract management procedures. Key takeaways from this Contract Management White Paper: Automatic renewal of contracts An inability to access contract terms Important features for any contract management plan Minimizing Contractual risk with an effective CLM tool
White Paper: DataLyzer
An important continuous improvement tool for manufacturing organizations is Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). Although both TPM and SPC (Statistical process control) are continuous improvement techniques, it is normally not perceived that they have the same goals An accurate and practical implementation of a continuous improvement program which integrates both TPM and SPC methods can be very rewarding for any organization. This white paper will show how you can combine SPC and SQC in an organization to get the best of both worlds. Key takeaways from this white paper on integrating continuous improvement methods: Advantages of integrating SPC and OEE Getting results from continuous improvement – no matter if it is SPC or TPM Preventing performance losses with statistical analysis Getting the estimate of OEE factors and information to drive the improvement process How data input for OEE analysis and reporting can be automated How OEE analysis and reports are integrated in DataLyzer
White Paper: Zywave
For any small insurance agency, deciding to make the investment in technology is a risk. Technology has changed the insurance game, and small agencies can benefit from having sophisticated, yet simple technology embedded in their culture from day one. As the insurance market place changes, it is going to make it more difficult for brokers who do not have technology as time goes on. In this whitepaper, learn how having technology in your agency can differentiate you from the rest and how to leverage technology to your agency’s advantage. It highlights: What is technology in the insurance industry and what can it mean to a broker, especially a small agency? Keys to success when leveraging technology in small agencies Technology in the small agency sphere Differences in line of business
Sourcing and Procurement: The 2016-2017 Technology and Innovation Outlook Report
White Paper: Basware
In this fast-moving and highly competitive global marketplace, how procurement and sourcing organizations communicate, collaborate and transact with their internal stakeholders and external trading partners and the enabling technologies and platforms that they utilize will take on increasing importance to overall business operations and bottom-line results. This whitepaper highlights the impact of today’s progressive solutions as well as those that are emerging across all relevant sourcing and procurement processes. Key takeaways from this whitepaper on sourcing and procurement: Procurement Playmakers: Agile and Innovative The State of Procurement Technology Primary sub-process areas that drive all sourcing activity Key Technology Trends: The Evolution Continues The Future of Procurement Analysis: Happening Now
Business Continuity in a Technology-Dependent World
White Paper: Integrated Business Systems
Orchestrating an effective business continuity solution requires understanding an organization’s distinctive needs and designing a system to accommodate them. With so many moving parts, this process can be challenging. This whitepaper provides insights on how organizations can mitigate the risks by having a business continuity plan in place. Key takeaways from this whitepaper: 5 basic building blocks that is necessary for successful business continuity A note on data loss, downtime and the cloud Proper planning can protect against devastating losses Requirement for orchestrating an effective business continuity solution
White Paper: ServiceChannel
Within the next few years, there will be real opportunities to “get a seat at the table” and demonstrate how the facility management function can deliver shareholder value. But to do this will require a forward thinking approach, collaboration with both internal peers and external partners, and most importantly, creative and unique ideas on how to tie repair and maintenance (R&M) operations into an organization’s broader-based strategy. So, what is the facility manager of the future planning for and learning about today to position his/her career and company - for the highest likelihood of success? This whitepaper highlights the 13 specific best practices, trends and new technologies you should know about now to get yourself ahead of the curve and prepared for 2020. It includes: Eco-Friendly FM Practices Optimizing Supply Management Mobility Brings FM Everywhere, to Everyone Commanding the Facilities Ship
White Paper: ABBYY
For making smart business process applications smart, we must create a proper information environment for knowledge workers. The biggest challenge faced by the organizations today is how to increase the productivity of their knowledge workers. This whitepaper outlines the intelligence and insight needed to make Smart Process Applications truly “smart” by providing the right information – exactly, to accelerate and improve results. It highlights: How to identify and extract events and facts between related entities with a high speed and comprehensiveness? How does a system determine the context with the precision necessary to empower efficiencies? How can the knowledge workers action their information throughout the entire process efficiently? Download this whitepaper to learn how to fully optimize the knowledge worker stack and make smart business process applications smart.
White Paper: Business Automation
Preparing for an ERP system implementation is an important step taken to prepare your company for a successful software implementation project. The key criteria of this white paper is how to implement ERP system successfully through business management system that can change out the existing system without causing disruptions to your business. Business management system includes all the methods, tools and processes used by the company and employees to get information relating to business, which serves well in managing a company. Changing your ERP system is defining your business goals, objectives and requirements. Business management software implementation is critical to the success of your business. The success of the software selection process and, more importantly, your business depends upon it. Preplanning may be the most important step in your software selection. What are the business objectives and processes and how to identify them? Business objectives and processes are essential in building a foundation for the success of a new Business Management System. Recognizing the needs of your customers will help you identify your business objectives, which drives your business value. Download this white paper to learn more about: How to Prepare for an ERP System? What is ERP? What are the steps involved in ERP system implementation? What are the consequences and benefits of ERP project success?
White Paper: Business Automation
How to prepare for an ERP and how to successfully implement an ERP system? Enterprise resource planning (ERP) system has been one of the most popular business management solutions, providing benefits of real-time capabilities and seamless communication for business in large organizations. However, not all ERP implementations have been successful. One of the top reasons ERP implementations fail is because the software doesn’t meet basic industry specific business requirements. However, purchasing an ERP application is only half the battle. A well designed ERP implementation plan is the key to success. The kinds of helpful information outlined in this informative Enterprise resource planning (ERP) whitepaper you will find within include: How to choose an ERP system that aligns with your company’s specific business requirements? A step by step guide to implementing ERP software, beginning with project organization, and taking you all the way through discovery, implementation, testing, configuration and training. As an added bonus, you will also get to know about some common risks that arise during the ERP implementation process and recommendations for managing them. Implementing an ERP system is not straightforward, but remembering some of these simple suggestions will help your project have a greater chance of success than ignoring them.
White Paper: BPM-D
Value driven business process management focuses systematically on creating business value. In many organizations, the key challenge is adapting to an ever-changing business environment in order to strive in this digital world. What is the business strategy to overcome this challenge and how to execute it? A key component of a Business Process Management is a structured value-driven design of processes realizing the business strategy of an organization. A value driven approach to design and implementation of processes enables organizations to use resources where they provide best value during improvement initiatives, which focuses on moving the organization to the next level of performance, including the right degree of digitalization. Download this whitepaper on Design and Implementation of Business Processes which covers topics like: Value-driven implementation: Enable a consistent, value-driven process design and implementation. Segmenting business processes:Segmentation of business processes is needed in order to use it to drive process design and implementation. Value-driven Process Design approach: All information necessary for a holistic process design and process implementation. Process Impact Assessment: identifying the high impact “high opportunity” of business processes. BPM-Discipline to sustain value: how to sustain the results once business processes have been designed and implemented targeting business value.
White Paper: Elastic Suite
Sales Process Management (SPM) is a key functionality that can lead to increased cross-selling and up-selling opportunities, ultimately contributing to enhanced sales growth revenue. Choosing the right solution for Sales Management Process can make a tangible and quantifiable impact on a company’s bottom line and become a key driver of company’s profitability. Elastic, a leader in providing complete and compelling B2B digital solutions, has come up with the Elastic Sales Management Process (SPM) solution, which resulted in wide adoption of Business Process Management (BPM) platforms in driving the trend towards enhanced functionality and more efficient management of the B2B sales process. What are the key trends for setting the stage for the emergence of Sales Process Management (SPM)? Which Sales Management solution/tools provide maximum sales growth? How to achieve efficiency driven cost savings across multiple dimensions of the B2B sales process? What is Elastic Sales Process Management (SPM) and what are its benefits? How can sales team efficiency improved with the adoption of SPM solution? Learn how Elastic Sales Process Management can help you create incremental revenue by cost management and maximizing sales growth opportunities.
Process Standardization & Harmonization Improvement in The Digital World
White Paper: BPM-D
Why has standardization and harmonization in Business Process Management become so much more important in this digital world? Measuring success of standardization and harmonization initiatives has a dramatic impact on BPM enablers. But complex market conditions combined with digitally empowered consumers present a challenging commercial environment. So, how can you achieve this? When processes are aligned and good practices are applied, efficiencies are created, freeing people to innovate. In order to achieve this alignment and efficiency, standardization and harmonization of business processes is important. This whitepaper guides you on all five of these critical areas in the context of standardization and harmonization and actions to be taken to improve standardization and harmonization in business processes. What’s inside this whitepaper? What are the business process standardization and harmonization in BPM? Standardization of processes benefits. The Process Implementation Challenge. Adopting Standard Business Processes – Fast at low risk. Process Governance, Process Knowledge Management, People Engagement.
Business Values Driving Business Applications With Real-Time Data
White Paper: BP Logix
This white paper explains how business values enable you to drive your business applications with real-time data Driving Business applications with real-time data bring a new dimension to business values in building business applications. BP Logix came up with the intelligent Business Process Management (BPM) solutions for rapid application development, through data obtained from System of Records and System of engagement. Configure the business value through existing resource. In this white paper on “Driving Business Applications with Real-Time Data,” discover more on driving real-time business data that will guide you on: Accessing systems of record from the resulting data to configuring appropriate information within a business application Using Data virtualization or Data Federation techniques to configure real-time data from System of Record Configuring to represent scalars or lists, and by combining business value properties with real-time data, can generate records and tables
The BPM Discipline: Getting More Value out of Six Sigma and Traditional Process Improvement
White Paper: BPM-D
Value‐driven Business Process Management Discipline directs the traditional process improvement approaches like Lean or Six Sigma to the right targets where they deliver best value and address issues through other approaches with an appropriate automation. But the traditional process improvement approaches often don't lead to any tangible business outcomes while consuming significant resources. To ensure the long‐term success of such business process improvement initiatives, you need to understand: What processes have a high impact on your business strategy? What are the additional capabilities and processes that a company with traditional improvement approaches would require to build a value-driven Business Process Management discipline? What processes are less critical for achieving organization's strategic objectives? What is the sole purpose of your business process improvement strategies? This whitepaper looks at how organizations can use the Business Process Management Discipline to overcome many of the shortcomings of traditional process improvement approaches and point them at the right targets where they deliver best value. Inside this Business Process Management whitepaper: Key characteristics of traditional process improvement approaches Importance of Separation between business and IT process improvement initiatives Solving significant issues related to analyzing and improving business processes Identifying Process management capability gaps Business process mapping, modeling & analysis
White Paper: PDFfiller
Going paperless is a great way to remove clutter from your business, by turning paper document in to digital copies using PDF editor. What do you do when fast document turnaround is not just a convenience but an absolute necessity for your job? PDFfiller, a comprehensive online document editor and workflow solution, not only streamlines the after-hours process for filling, sending and signing warrant forms, but also provides a model for document management that could be extended to other court documents or even potentially to other government agencies interested in converting to cloud-based document management. Download this free whitepaper on going paperless with the help of PDF Editor and findout how: You can use this system to make your business completely paperless. It makes filling warrants and finding legal documents flexible and convenient. It helps in cost-saving by not maintaining fax accounts, equipments and phone lines, overtime.
White Paper: k2
Are CIOs becoming more invested in “the digital experience?” What kind of digital transformation strategy is needed to drive this experience? To drive digital transformation and growth, CIOs should be digitally savvy and obsessed with CX proficiency. In the future, they might face challenges stemming from more sophisticated business demands, and it's important to respond to those with agility, efficiency and organization. This informative whitepaper on Digital Transformation mainly focuses on: Painting the big picture while driving new revenue and delivering a quick ROI Simplifying and optimizing business productivity Business Apps: Where agility meets digital transformation Cyber security: Top concerns for CIOs Agile: The new norm Download this whitepaper and find out how flexible business transformation platform can improve customer-facing processes and accelerate revenue.
White Paper: AINS
This case management whitepaper helps you in the examination of the role of Case Management platforms for application development. As the traditional packaged software fails too often to address the unique requirements of knowledge work, which is complex in nature and subject to frequent changes in definition, the organizations have started leveraging a case management platform for agile applications. Download this whitepaper which addresses the case-centric processes better than integration-centric BPM technologies that have been retrofitted via Case Management Frameworks (CMFs). It highlights the following points: Benefits of adopting Case Management Platform leverage Case Management Platform to support mission critical applications Comparison between BPM and Case Management Automate mandatory and discretionary tasks with adaptive case management.
White Paper: Asure Software
Trends in workplace utilization are an evolution of what has been happening in the workplace over the last decade. Managing and allocating shared workspace is a constant challenge for both public and private organizations. This challenge exists due to organizations having to meet functional space demands using limited resources. This informative whitepaper brings you the latest trends in the workplace environment, workplace utilization and the challenges in managing shared workspace. It mainly focuses on: What the reasons for implementing shared workspace programmes and the issues in managing shared workspace are. How the workspace must be utilized and how cost with shared workspace can be reduced. What the critical success factors that should be considered by any workspace management program are. Download this whitepaper, Trends in Workplace Utilisation, to learn the results of this global survey of workplace managers.
Establishing Business Growth Strategy For Better Productivity
White Paper: Sapphire Systems
Why is it needed to establish business growth strategy? As the new digitalized economy is reshaping markets and transforming the way people interact with organizations, it becomes necessary for them to know about the risks associated with business growth in the new digitalized economy and how the technology is supporting business growth strategies to meet business objectives and gain profit. Now, there must be many questions have arrived in your mind like, why is it needed? Which strategies will help in improving business productivity and profitability? Don’t worry you are just one step away from the answer. To make your questions answerable, download and read this whitepaper which looks at the risks and opportunities associated with business growth in the new digitalized economy, and highlights why now is the time to stop firefighting and put the spark back into IT strategy. It answers the following key questions: How technology is supporting business growth strategies? How to establish a business growth strategy? How to integrate digital strategy with business strategy? How to establish a plan to foster the growth?
Obtaining Maximum Operational Success with Professional Service Automation (PSA) Tools
White Paper: TOP Step Consulting
The decision to implement a Professional Service Automation (PSA) is both a cost investment and a strategic investment. There are many PSA Tools out there, but to obtain maximum operational success with them you need to know: What your purpose behind implementing PSA Tools is. If implemented PSA Tools best fit your Organization. If you want to track projects more accurately or if you need to get better information on resource availability or utilization. This whitepaper talks about how professional services automation (PSA) software can help your service organization to obtain maximum operational success and: •Benefits of a PSA Tool: Measurable Efficiencies, Tracking, Visibility & More •Key to PSA Tool Selection •Implementation of a PSA Tool for tremendous benefit to your company •Measure Success with Key Performance Indicators
White Paper: Appian
An underwriting infrastructure where speed, risk and return are in balance is the groundwork for more consistency in underwriting profitability and growth. However, the potential challenges to specialty insurance market growth are more intricate and challenging. In order to drive underwriting profitability and growth, you can have a vivid glimpse of the recent trends and developments in specialty insurance markets for profitable growth through insurance underwring. Would you like to know about the growth potential of the specialty insurance market?Do you need assistance with significant insights for the underwriting in specialty insurance market? Move ahead and read the following whitepaper that will address all your questions, including these: How to improve insurance underwriting process and underwriting profit margin? How can isurance underwriting drive profitable growth in specialty insurance? What are the key success factors for specialty carriers? How to determine the underwriting expenses for underwriting profitability and growth?
White Paper: Incessant Technologies
Automating business operations using BPM greatly enhances the readiness and responsiveness of an organization to their organization on their core business to their customers. Business Process Management (BPM) and Business Process Automation are becoming the status quo of organizations, looking to keep their business operations running smoothly and efficiently. In this white paper on “Leveraging BPM for automating horizontal business operations across multiple industry verticals,” learn: How to improve Business Process Management easily How Business Process Management tools can improve your ERP implementation Benefits of implementing Business Process Management and Business Process Automation BPM implementation methodologies and frameworks It also includes very basic things such as: What is Business Process Management? What is Business Process Automation software? How information technology can support Business Process Management?
White Paper: BPM Partners
How does a hybrid approach to performance management disrupt conventional solutions while preserving the value of spreadsheets? The hybrid approach to performance management is basically a design approach that combines a centralized database, workflow, and protective governance of spreadsheets for both input and output vehicles. This whitepaper examines the tradeoffs of the relatively new hybrid approach, and how it wraps data governance around the spreadsheet as an input vehicle. In this whitepaper, you’ll get to know more about: How spreadsheet-based performance management provides a competitive advantage, extends performance management into other application areas, and lowers risk How hybrid solution imposes workflow on data collection and the protection of audit capabilities around budgets and report numbers that export to a spreadsheet for analysis and usage The benefits of mixing Excel spreadsheets with key aspects of packaged applications for business performance management