Business Process Management (BPM) - 2000

The actual birth of BPM as a term is hard to identify; but it can be traced to the first-generation of workflow solutions offered over a decade ago. While BPM has its historical origins in workflow, there are two key differences:

BPM addresses how organizations can identify, model, develop, and manage processes between systems or involving human interaction. It automates and streamlines processes to same time, money, and put the greatest energy into activities that are the most strategic and vital. Its main focus is on people and technology, thus it is normally generated by IT. A complete BPM framework addresses four elements:

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