CHAPTER 23

BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT (BPM) AND CLOUD

23.1 What are Business Process?

23.2 What is Business Process Management (BPM)?

23.3 Bringing Process to the Cloud

23.4 Defining Process

23.5 SOA, Agility and Process

23.6 Importance of BPM for the Cloud

23.7 Cloud-based Business Model

Business process management (BPM) endows enterprises to automate, organize and optimize their process to maximize operational effectiveness. Cloud computing pledges expanded IT effectiveness, lower capital expenditure and lower barrier to application, while supplying scalability with infinite computing power.

BPM in the cloud decreases the barrier to BPM adoption. Enterprises can start by automating a small number of processes with a limited number of users ...

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