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SAP implementation – speed it up and keep costs down by doing it right

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How to bridge the gap between solution architecture and business architecture

Companies that have chosen SAP are taking on a substantial investment that they know will need to be managed effectively. Risks with such an endeavour could be a roll-out that is slower and more expensive to get started, becoming a burden to maintain over time; the business spends more time managing the ERP system than using it to help achieve goals like customer service or innovating products and services. In this whitepaper you will learn how to mitigate this risk and how to make sure that the SAP implementation is in alignment with business needs and strategies.

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Synchronising models with SAP Solution Manager:



Enabling Outcome Based Compliance in Health and Social Care

The 10 step approach to developing an outcome based compliant framework

Due to longer life spans and increased success of medical treatment the growing institutional provision of long term care is high in the minds of many. In recent months the Government has put further pressure on The Care Quality Commission (CQC) to do more and to increase its regulatory activities across the health and social care sector. The CQC is the independent regulator for health and adult social care in England and puts forward 28 individual outcomes and cross references regulations. This whitepaper provides a practical guide to the implementation and the ongoing management of Care Quality Commission regulation within healthcare enterprises.

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Transforming Banking Business Architecture – in 4 steps!

How to manage the implementation of the UK Banking Reform Act through business architecture transformation

This whitepaper explores a major challenge facing UK banks who have to respond by 2019 to new requirements created in the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act. It explains why this has come about and what it means for their future; presenting the outcome that this legislation compels them to restructure their operations to isolate personal and business banking from the risks of investment activities. The author puts forward a methodology of how to approach this substantial task through modelling the current state and separating out the components into separate future operations. The whitepaper gives emphasis to communication to both internal and external stakeholders and stresses the importance of providing traceability of compliance.

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Ring-fence Process Transformation:

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Turning Business Processes into Business Assets

How to leverage process modelling as a lasting investment

Business processes are as much an asset to the enterprise as traditional balance sheet items like plant and equipment. Often, processes along with their associated efficiencies and high levels of customer experience that they bring, can become a substantial part of the organisation’s value to its shareholders. The whitepaper suggests that benchmarking one’s capabilities to a maturity model and deciding where the organisation wants to be is a good practice rather than rushing ahead and drawing maps.

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The different levels of process management activities (source: iGrafx USA):

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Performance Management: Closing the loop in the continuous cycle of BPM

Performance Management takes the effectiveness of the other components of a BPM solution to a new level. This whitepaper will show you what it takes to build an integrated Performance Management solution and fully realize the benefits of BPM.

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Unlocking the Potential of Business Process Management

While Business Process Management (BPM) solutions are a promising breed of enterprise software for organizations focused on process improvement, they are not the complete answer. This paper explores the pitfalls in the BPM highway and describes an approach that enterprises can take to realize the full potential of BPM.

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Continuous Process Improvement - The Process Approach to Six Sigma

The results of pairing Business Process Management with a continuous process improvement initiative using Six Sigma can be dramatic. This white paper introduces you to how a business process management approach can be applied within DMAIC, the five phases generally associated with the Six Sigma methodology.

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