Business Decision Management

  • Methodological approach with DMN

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    The creation of decision diagrams, which on the one hand describe all the necessary requirements and on the other hand offer an executable decision logic, opens up new possibilities for companies. Due to its proximity to the BPMN standard, DMN models can be easily integrated with existing BPMN process models. Download this free whitepaper now and learn more about the logic of operational decisions.

  • Room With a (Process) View

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    Researched and written by academic staff from Belgium’s Hasselt University, in collaboration with Signavio, this full-length book uses clear operational examples from the hospitality industry, workflow diagrams, and self-paced learning exercises to help you optimize your business processes using business process model and notation (BPMN) and decision model and notation (DMN).

  • Blueprint for Modern Compliance

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    This white paper discusses the key elements of a modern compliance program, and how decision management with DMN can help you address common challenges. With DMN, you can take lengthy compliance documents and graphically depict their requirements, helping reduce training costs, quicken responses to legislative change and make compliance easy for non-technical personnel.

  • An Introduction to Business Decision Management

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    This free White Paper “An Introduction to Business Decision Management” describes the basics of Business Decision Management and Decision Modeling and how it changes the old ways of process discovery in BPMN.

  • Challenges of Financial Regulatory Compliance with BDM

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    In this white paper, the authors detail specific steps companies can take to address financial regulatory compliance’s 8 greatest challenge through Business Decision Management. They describe the benefits of this approach with references to concrete examples and projects that adopted it for liquidity risk management. Furthermore, they explain the prerequisites for bringing these advantages to your organization.

  • Quick Guide to Decision Modeling using DMN 1.0

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    This Quick Guide serves as an introduction to decision modeling in DMN for novice modelers. It focuses on frequently asked questions and offers a variety of
    practical recommendations so that you can immediately start using DMN 1.0.

  • Simplify Your Processes with Decision Management

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    This whitepaper provides insights on how to get the most out of your process models with Decision Management Notation (DMN) 1.0.

Business Process Management

  • 7 Step Guide to Operational Excellence

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    Operational excellence is no longer the exception, it is the expectation of consumers. Learn how to meet and exceed these expectations with our practical 7 step guide. It provides clear, actionable steps and tips from process leaders on how to achieve operational excellence, independent of allegiances to any particular methodology.

  • 7 Step Guide to Successful Enterprise RPA

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    By now, the benefits of robotic process automation, or RPA, are well understoodincreased efficiency, reduced costs, and the ability to unleash the creativity of employees by freeing them from routine tasks. Taking an enterprise view of RPA supercharges these benefits by offering a far more effective long-term solution. This 7 Step Guide will take a practical approach to implementing RPA at an enterprise level, showing you the steps required to truly understand your organization’s processes, then use this knowledge to apply RPA in the right place, at the right time, and in the right way.

  • Performance Tracking with BPM (APQC + Signavio)

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    This whitepaper describes the integration of APQC’s Process Classification Framework into the Signavio Process Manager, and how this can be a major lift to process efforts. Together, the two create an environment for performance tracking and benchmarking that fosters continuous improvement.

  • Process Mapping Basics

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    This white paper helps you get started with process mapping, and teaches you how to introduce Business Process Management concepts to your organization and help people to think about their work from a process perspective.

  • The Critical Practices of BPM & BDM

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    This whitepaper describes the role of these two modeling practices within organizations, and why they are becoming increasingly vital and interconnected. You’ll also learn about some of the key functionalities necessary in any modern process & decision management solution.

  • Rebooting your BPM Initiative

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    This whitepaper discusses the differences between Legacy and Modern BPM approaches, plus how the tools supporting them have evolved over time. What were the issues with past methodologies, and how can your organization overcome these by entering the new age of BPM?

  • Reducing the Quality/Efficiency Trade-off with Signavio BPM

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    This white paper discusses the classic trade-off described in Porter’s Generic Strategies, and how quality management methodologies have been used to address aspects of the trade-off over time (Six Sigma, TQM, Lean). It presents Business Process Management (BPM) as a holistic management discipline, capable of creating transparency and focus on how a business creates value through quality products and services. Intrigued? Download this resource to learn more.

  • The Benefits of BPM in Manufacturing and Industry 4.0

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    Download this white paper to learn how Signavio and Business Process Management benefits manufacturers by stabilizing organizations, empowering adaptability, and improving strategies, efficiency, and output. Also, find out how process management secures your Industry 4.0 future and launches organizations towards next-level connectivity and success.

  • BPM and Simulation

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    Process simulation helps predict potential impacts of modifications on current operational processes and compare alternatives prior to implementation.  Download this free white paper to gain clarification of how to achieve reliable and meaningful results from simulation, along with how to unlock its great potential to predict impacts of changes on current operations, and receive guidance on the best path forward.

  • Maximizing BPM Investment

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    Investing in the right tools and training is critical for successful BPM projects. Download this free white paper and learn how to maximize the investment in your BPM initiative.

  • Process-Oriented Thinking

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    “Process-Oriented Thinking” is a white paper produced by Signavio’s experts concerning achieving corporate success through focussing on processes. It also addresses how to introduce process-oriented thinking to your organization with best practice communication methods and most importantly, how to work collaboratively to achieve success for your process management initiatives.

  • Processes as a Means of Communication

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    Process management takes place over and beyond department boundaries and locations. Once the technical hurdles are overcome, it is in the interest of the stake holders to identify and integrate the various specifications required for the business processes.  Download this free white paper and gain an insight into the use of processes for internal communication from BPM and Quality Management expert, Valentin Jäger of Life Food GmbH / Taifun Tofu Products.

Business Transformation

  • 7 Step Guide to Effective Business Transformation

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    In an increasingly complex business environment, the pace of change represents a threat as well as a lucrative opportunity. How can you secure and successfully act on the immediate transformational needs of your organization? And how can you ensure that future transformations are equally smooth and repeatable? This guide provides you with 7 succinct, actionable steps that can be applied to any transformation scenario.

  • 7 Step Guide to ERP Transformation

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    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) transformation is a lucrative, yet undoubtedly risky endeavor. A transformation is not just an update, or the addition of new ways of working, but a company-wide disruption and a quantum leap in improvement, which can dramatically increase efficiency and profitability. ERP transformation reaches across people, processes, customers, technology, data management, and risk management. This 7 step guide will help you navigate this demanding but rewarding transformation.

  • 7 Step Guide to Operational Excellence

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    Operational excellence is no longer the exception, it is the expectation of consumers. Learn how to meet and exceed these expectations with our practical 7 step guide. It provides clear, actionable steps and tips from process leaders on how to achieve operational excellence, independent of allegiances to any particular methodology.

  • 7 Step Guide to Successful Enterprise RPA

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    By now, the benefits of robotic process automation, or RPA, are well understoodincreased efficiency, reduced costs, and the ability to unleash the creativity of employees by freeing them from routine tasks. Taking an enterprise view of RPA supercharges these benefits by offering a far more effective long-term solution. This 7 Step Guide will take a practical approach to implementing RPA at an enterprise level, showing you the steps required to truly understand your organization’s processes, then use this knowledge to apply RPA in the right place, at the right time, and in the right way.

  • Business Agility and Value Creation with Business Processes

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    Given the ever-changing pressures organizations of all types and in all locations are facing, the need to be agile is no longer a question. The challenge then becomes how to anticipate and cope with perpetual change in a way that avoids unnecessary risk, and maximizes possible rewards. In this white paper, renowned business transformation and BPM leader Roger T. Burlton will offer his insights about how to tackle that challenge. Learn how business agility is a byproduct of effective process management, discover the crucial role BPM plays in establishing a company’s value chains, and more!

  • Risk Self-Assessment with Signavio

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    Organizations regulated by many laws must either decide how to document and assess compliance (self-assessment) or face the consequences. Previously, this was done on paper, or with shared drives of documents and spreadsheets.  In this white paper, we describe an approach to risk management that uses process modeling at the core and creates automated self-assessment workflow as the outcome.

  • How Enterprise Process Modeling Enables Business Transformation

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    Organizations everywhere struggle with the pace, volume, and complexity of change. Many seek to adapt, but they often act in a vacuum and lack the context, control, or understanding to affect the desired organizational change. Through a focus on process, companies can overcome these hurdles and enact successful change initiatives.

  • How to Create a Single Source of Truth: A Guide for Business Transformation

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    Who would have predicted that by 2018, more than 3 million workers globally will be supervised by a “robo-boss”? At least, that’s the way things are trending according to Gartner’s report “Top Strategic Predictions for 2017 and Beyond: Surviving the Storm Winds of Digital Disruption.” Change in every direction is affecting businesses faster than ever before, but this is especially true in terms of new technologies. Creating a single source of truth can help with business transformation.

  • The World of Business Transformation

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    This white paper, from best-selling author and expert analyst Paul Harmon, discusses digital transformation – a whole collection of changes in society and technology that are essential to success in the coming decades.

  • Thinking of... People-Centric Process Management?

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    This e-book ($27 value) from industry experts Mark McGregor and Ian Gotts is a different sort of read – instead of simply providing you with ideas and case studies, it also helps you ask the right questions. At the time of release, it quickly became a Top 10 Amazon best-seller in a number of business related categories and garnered rave reviews. Get it now for free, courtesy of Signavio!

  • What is a Customer Journey Map?

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    Customer journey maps are increasingly essential to the way modern organizations improve and transform. In this white paper, you will learn exactly what creating a customer journey map entails, and why market-disrupting companies are focusing so much on getting them right. More information on Signavio Customer Journey Mapping.

  • Why Collaboration is Key for Successful Business Transformation

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    Business transformation is best built on a solid foundation of viewing the business from the “outside-in” and the combination of a process based view and enabling information technology is central to creating value. Collaboration is the glue that is needed for success with business transformation. The key point is this: successful business transformation accomplishes several objectives simultaneously.

Enterprise Architecture Management

  • LeanIX & Signavio – Out-of-the-box EAM and BPM integration

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    The gap between business departments and IT is closed with the perfect combination of Business Process and Enterprise Architecture Management. Learn all the information and gain insights into this topic with our free white paper.

  • The integration of EAM and BPA

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    The combination of business process management and enterprise architecture management enables you to close the gap between business and IT. In this white paper, you will learn how to manage this with Signavio and Atoll Technologies.

Operational Excellence

  • 7 Step Guide to Operational Excellence

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    Operational excellence is no longer the exception, it is the expectation of consumers. Learn how to meet and exceed these expectations with our practical 7 step guide. It provides clear, actionable steps and tips from process leaders on how to achieve operational excellence, independent of allegiances to any particular methodology.

  • The Benefits of BPM in Manufacturing and Industry 4.0

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    Download this white paper to learn how Signavio and Business Process Management benefits manufacturers by stabilizing organizations, empowering adaptability, and improving strategies, efficiency, and output. Also, find out how process management secures your Industry 4.0 future and launches organizations towards next-level connectivity and success.

Process Mining

  • Managing Successful Process Mining Initiatives

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    Process Mining is a powerful analysis tool, giving you the visibility, quantifiable numbers, and information you need to improve your business processes. Getting started with Process Mining doesn’t take long, and with the right people on board, and the right project approach, you will likely start to see positive results in around 2-6 weeks. Download this white paper for a step-by-step guide on how best to introduce Process Mining to your organization, today.

  • Signavio Process Intelligence - Path to Success

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    Are you ready to let your data tell a story? Download this white paper to learn more about Signavio Process Intelligence, including what kind of benefits this Big Data Analytics solution provides your organization and the first steps to getting started.

Product Information

  • Signavio Process Manager and SAP® Solution Manager 7.2 Integration

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    Signavio Process Manager offers integration with SAP® Solution Manager 7.2, empowering slick collaboration between business and IT. This white paper explains how customers can employ Signavio Process Manager with SAP® Solution Manager 7.2 to facilitate business user involvement in the requirements specification, and documentation process of SAP® solutions.

  • Signavio Training Overview

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    This whitepaper describes the options available to Signavio customers when getting started with their process improvement initiatives. Though we pride our platform on its intuitive nature, it is still vital to have fundamental modeling skills in place to maximize your investment. Signavio’s team provides customizable trainings that help our customers come out of the gates quickly.

Risk & Compliance

  • 7 Step Guide to Risk & Compliance

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    Keeping up with the tracking and reporting required to achieve regulatory compliance costs organizations considerable time and resources. And yet many of the risks they face go far beyond these requirements. In today’s shifting landscape, safeguarding against more abstract risk is yet another essential element of success. So how can you mitigate abstract risk and ensure regulatory compliance? Download our guide to find out in 7 actionable steps.

  • GDPR with Signavio

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    The following guide demonstrates how Signavio can assist organizations in understanding the complexities of the GDPR, and how they can implement any measures required to ensure compliance with the new regulations. The guide helps you to plan, identify, assign, and monitor to enable your continued success under the new regulation.

  • Modern Compliance Management

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    This paper focuses on the complex topic of compliance and looks at what a modern compliance management system exists in times of digital change. Modern compliance management means in the tension between digitalization, innovation and regulation and creates numerous challenges for companies.

  • The Signavio Guide to GDPR Compliance

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    The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is the biggest data handling and protection reform in over 20 years. From May 25, 2018, the GDPR will fundamentally alter the way organizations handle, source, and distribute data collected from partners or clients residing in the European Union. To help you understand and prepare for the changes ahead, discover the steps you can take now to ensure your business is best-placed to thrive under the new data protection requirements.

  • Using Signavio to Manage a Risk and Controls Framework

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    Ian Smith, of Ideation Technology Limited, is an independent consultant with over 40 years of experience implementing business change initiatives both locally and globally. In this exclusive white paper, Ian explains the way Signavio Process Manager allows organizations to generate their own Risk and Controls framework, then apply that framework consistently across their business, leading to increased efficiency through reduced repetition. An expert analysis not to be missed!

Signavio and SAP

  • Facilitating successful SAP implementation

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    During SAP implementation projects, communication between business domain experts and SAP ERP IT specialists often fails. That’s why requirements management is a key challenge. This white paper explains how Signavio for SAP Solution Manager bridges the communication gap between business domain experts and IT specialists.

  • Signavio Process Manager and SAP® Solution Manager 7.2 Integration

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    Signavio Process Manager offers integration with SAP® Solution Manager 7.2, empowering slick collaboration between business and IT. This white paper explains how customers can employ Signavio Process Manager with SAP® Solution Manager 7.2 to facilitate business user involvement in the requirements specification, and documentation process of SAP® solutions.

  • SAP® projects with Signavio and SAP® Solution Manager

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    Using Signavio and SAP® Solution Manager, enterprises receive the biggest outcome from SAP® projects. This whitepaper will inform about the advantages of the integration of both applications and how it simplifies the communication between business departments and IT.

  • Synchronize Processes between Signavio Process Manager & SAP® Solution Manager

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    Implementation of SAP® is complex, increasing the importance of effective communication between business departments and IT. SAP® Solution Manager is the essential tool to implement and operate SAP® applications. Download this free white paper to learn more about the transfer of business process information between the Signavio Process Manager and SAP® Solution Manager in practice.

Vertical Specific

  • Modeling a Successful Future for British Insurance

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    This white paper discusses the latest changes to regulation coming from Solvency II, the challenges faced by today’s insurance industry and how Business Process Management can help address these.

  • Challenges of Financial Regulatory Compliance with BDM

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    In this white paper, the authors detail specific steps companies can take to address financial regulatory compliance’s 8 greatest challenge through Business Decision Management. They describe the benefits of this approach with references to concrete examples and projects that adopted it for liquidity risk management. Furthermore, they explain the prerequisites for bringing these advantages to your organization.

Workflow Management

  • Workflow automation modeling patterns

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    Workflow automation systems typically present business users with a Blank Page Problem: when they first use the software, process models are blank canvasses. When you don’t have experience with using Business Process Model & Notation to define models, its abstract symbols don’t help. What you need is a collection of familiar concepts expressed in BPMN notation so you can compose process models from larger chunks than individual BPMN symbols.

  • Workflow Management for Beginners

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    This White Paper provides an introduction to workflow management in simple language with useful examples. Once you have a practical idea of what workflow management is, Signavio Workflow Accelerator can help you realize its benefits.