Management Training

Business Process Modeling (BPM) Essentials

Our BPM training will teach you how to automate and manage a broad range of business workflows. We will examine the automation steps within a typical process in which work items are passed from one participant to another for action, according to a set of business rules. Participants will obtain first hand guidance on automated monitoring best practices as well as tips and tricks for efficient governance practices.

Who should attend this course?

Participants will obtain first hand guidance on automated monitoring best practices as well as tips and tricks for efficient governance

Prerequisites

No prerequisites for this course

  • Introduction
  • BPM Overview
  • Architecture of a BPM System
  • Understanding Basic Concepts and Architecture
  • Administering Processes using Process Monitoring
  • Adapter support in a BPMS
  • Core BPMS features and Interfaces
  • BPM as enabler of SOA: Key components
  • The BPM Board
  • Governance and Business strategy
  • Business Rules
  • Choosing the right approach

Introduction

  • Course Objectives
  • Lesson Review
  • Why BPM?
  • Topology of a SOA reference architecture
  • BPM Vendors overview
  • Positioning of vendor tools

BPM Overview

  • BPM vs BPMS
  • When to choose a BPMS
  • IT and business must work hand in hand
  • Matching the right technology to your problem
  • Adopting a development model
  • Overview of a BPM system

Architecture of a BPM System

  • EAI and B2B aspects
  • Topology and scalability
  • Design tools
  • Deployment tools
  • Monitoring and management
  • The process engine
  • Process definition repository
  • Transaction manager
  • Connector framework

Understanding Basic Concepts and Architecture

  • Overview of open standards
  • Overview of the BPEL Standard
  • The BPEL Suitcase Manifest
  • basic concepts of a BPEL Process Manager
  • BPEL Process Manager Implementation Options
  • Example: BizTalk 2006 vs Oracle SOA Suite

Administering Processes using Process Monitoring

  • Managing a BPEL Process
  • Platform Administration
  • Interfacing with BAM (business activity monitoring)
  • What about BAS? (business activity services)
  • Adding a Notification to a Process
  • Selecting a Notification Channel

Adapter support in a BPMS

  • Adapters for a standards-based environment
  • Selecting an adapter service
  • Configuring a File adapter
  • Supported and bundled adapters
  • The adapter framework
  • OEM adapters

Core BPMS features and Interfaces

  • Repository support
  • Database support
  • The Adapter SDK
  • The level of required customisation
  • WS-* standards support
  • Involvement of development languages
  • J2EE containers or .Net?
  • Human workflow solutions

BPM as enabler of SOA: Key components

  • Application frontends
  • Basic Services
  • The value of an ESB
  • Using a Repository
  • Increased agility for the business

The BPM Board

  • Distributing technology white papers
  • Controlling & measuring improvement processes
  • Managing the repository
  • Setup of a quality gateway
  • The 4 pillars of success

Governance and Business strategy

  • The personal perspective
  • Innovation, growth and flexibility
  • Convincing the CEO,CIO, and Business units
  • The past: data/functions vs objects & services
  • The future: core business logic vs process control logic
  • Design implications for Architects
  • Alignment of Business and IT

Business Rules

  • Motivations for BRs
  • Basic Concepts
  • Rule Maturity Model (KPI RMM™)
  • KPI STEP™ Principles
  • New Roles of Business and I/T
  • The Business Focus in Business Rules
  • When is a BR Approach Appropriate?
  • New Aspects for Scoping a BR Project
  • Key Elements of a BR Project Plan
  • The Role of a BR Pilot
  • Overview of Mining BRs from Code

Choosing the right approach

  • Start at the beginning: the business
  • Definition of business competencies
  • Identifying differentiators and overhead
  • From requirements to components
  • What components should be re-usable?
  • Architecture requirements
  • Reaching vendor independence
  • Roadmap to enterprise renovation
  • Continuous improvements

Practical information

Duration

3 Days

Languages

EN

Price

€1400,00 + 21% VAT

Location

Classroom Courses

Schedule

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