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business process re-engineering

A term used in UK healthcare management circles for the analysis and implemention of an organisation’s core goals.
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ERP was soon merged and replaced by a high profile and intense mechanism of business process reengineering (BPR) where IT is its integral part.
Rotab Khan.: Business process reengineering of an air cargo handling process.
COTS business software has embedded processes; therefore, if we do business process reengineering before purchasing software, we will have to redesign those processes to the ones inherent in the software functionality, and that can easily negate any gains resulting from reengineering or a COTS purchase.
Such "deficiencies" in the order fulfillment process are introduced in the simulated environment to enable student learning as it may relate to business process reengineering. To accomplish the objectives of reengineering, student teams started off with the "as is" diagrams they constructed in activity #4, and using insights on problems related to information and business process they identified in activities #1 and #2, developed representations of the "to be" process.
It is recommended to prepare for changes and the resulting business process reengineering without any pre-existing recipes or "insurance policies", because a coherent and universally acceptable system of assessment of the efficiency of process improvement instruments still does not exist (Bowman, 1998; Hammer & Champy, 2003; Drucker, 2004; Smith, 2007; Stern & Deimler, 2006).
Management consultants from the region are appearing in numbers every week, offering consultancy on anything from recruitment to cost reduction, strategy formulation to business process reengineering.
Limitations with cost and savings estimates included the following (1) reassigning military personnel could provide a false sense of savings, (2) magnitude of savings from business process reengineering efforts was uncertain, (3) lengthy payback periods for many recommendations exist, (4) there are differences between communities and DOD on cost and savings estimates, (5) savings assumptions for some civilian and military personnel reductions lacked manpower studies, (6) full estimated environmental restoration costs were uncertain, (7)certain other expected costs and savings to the government were not accounted for, and (8) DOD's past efforts at tracking actual cost and savings had been limited.
According to the company, as a subcontractor to SAIC, PacStar is to provide the US Army with IT services, business process reengineering, information systems security, information assurance, network support, systems operations and maintenance, program management, enterprise design, integration and consolidation and education and training.
Other topics include distributed simulation in industry, command and control issues in remotely operated vehicles, business process reengineering in automotive plants, and virtual reality applied to simulation visualization.
A systems methodology formulated in the 1990's called "business process reengineering" was not really new.
"Magic Software and its business partners provide us with the reliable technology, platform knowledge, and professional consulting services needed for the business process reengineering we required.

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