QAD Business Process Management (BPM)

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QAD Business Process Management (BPM)
Understanding the value and path to QAD's
Business Process Management (BPM)
Mary Ann Guthrie, QAD Sr. Director of Research & Development
Kevin Schantz, QAD Software Architect
QAD Business Process Management (BPM)
Agenda
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What is Business Process Management?
QAD BPM Overview
Demonstration
QAD BPM for March 2013
QAD BPM Roadmap
Questions
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Safe Harbor Statement
The following is intended to outline QAD’s general
product direction. It is intended for information
purposes only, and may not be incorporated into
any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver
any material, code, functional capabilities, and
should not be relied upon in making purchasing
decisions. The development, release, and timing
of any features or functional capabilities
described for QAD’s products remains at the sole
discretion of QAD.
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BPM Overview
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Maps to Navigation
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QAD Business Process Management (BPM)
Menu-Driven Systems
• Processes hidden
• No active monitoring
• Difficult to manage
• No task ownership
• Difficult to adapt
• Unaware of status
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Process-Driven Systems
BPMS Application
• Visualize your processes
• Control & automate
• Collect metrics
• Improve process agility
• Facilitate optimization
Traditional Application
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Select Menus to Explicit Processes
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BPM Benefits
• Visibility
- Create Living Process Models & Monitor Status
• Control
- Manage tasks and responsibility
• Measurement
- Drive continuous improvement
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What is Business Process Management?
The discipline of building,
measuring and improving the
efficiency and effectiveness of
business processes within an
Enterprise
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QAD BPM
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QAD Business Process Management
QAD Business Process Management
• Foundation:
- Visualization
- Automation
- Control
• Advanced:
- Measurement
- Continuous
Improvement
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QAD Business Process Management (BPM)
Common Process Pain Points
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Error prone paper/email based processes
Cannot monitor process status
Data ownership unclear or not defined
Cumbersome processes
- Out of date and inefficient
- Difficult to communicate changes
QAD BPM provides a structured approach
to address these challenges!
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Visualization – Processes Modeling
• Define task ownership
• Link to QAD screens
• Set priority & duration
• Include instructions
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Visualization – Active Processes
• Monitor active processes
• Real-time process status, task assignments
• View & create process-specific comments
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Visualization – Active Processes
Visualize processes status
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Visualize/Control Tasks
• To Do list
• Group Task Ownership
• Drill Down
• Release Tasks
• Re-assign Tasks
• Complete Tasks
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Visualize/Control Your Tasks
Direct access to application function, with context
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QAD Standard Processes
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Item Creation
Customer Creation
Supplier Creation
Sales Order Credit Hold/Review
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Value
• Improve/streamline process execution
- Automate task handover
• Explicit process, task & data ownership
- Improve data quality
• Improve process status visibility
• Facilitate process change/agility
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BPM Demonstration
Customer Creation
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QAD BPM
March 2013 Release
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QAD BPM
• Limited Availability
- Active maintenance license required
- 2011 EE or later
- Any SE release
• Embedded in QAD Enterprise Applications
• No QAD application changes
- Leverage existing application screens
• Out-of-the-box standard processes
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QAD BPM March 2013 Release
• Current status
- Limited Availability (Approval required)
- QAD Services required for Implementation and
Fit to Business
• Supported releases
- QAD 2011 EE+
- QAD SE (Any release)
• Dependencies
- QXtend 1.8
- .Net UI 2.9.3+
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Limited Availability - Fit to Business
• Customer Profile
- Usually Medium to Large organization with good
understanding of business process
- Error prone manual paper/email-based
processes
- Need to orchestrate the execution of a process
across an organization
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Early Adopters
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5 Early Adopters in total
All implemented “Item Creation”
Customer & Supplier also common interest
Mueller Industries – Live 2012
Planned for February/March 2013
- Ralcorp Frozen Foods
- US Tsubaki
- IMRIS
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QAD BPM
Roadmap
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What is QAD BPM?
QAD Business Process Management
• Foundation:
- Visualization
- Automation
- Control
• Advanced:
- Measurement
- Continuous
Improvement
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QAD BPM Roadmap
Phase I
Automation
Phase II
Measurement
Phase III
Modeling
QAD ERP processes
Tailor to your business
Measure performance. Analyze metrics.
New QAD processes available from the QAD Store
Freedom to model and build new processes with non-QAD process steps
Existing QAD EA Processes
New/Non QAD Processes
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QAD Business Process Management (BPM)
Summary
Streamline your processes with QAD BPM
With QAD BPM, your processes can be:
Visualized, Automated, Controlled
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Building the
Effective Enterprise
Join us in San Antonio, TX
May 6-9, 2013
Early Bird Ends Soon!
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For more information
Mary Ann Guthrie, Sr. Director of R&D
[email protected]
Kevin Schantz, Software Architect
[email protected]
Richard Day, BPM Sr. Product Manager
[email protected]
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www.qad.com
© QAD Inc
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