business process re-engineering


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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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Since its emergence, many have propagated the merits of Business Process Re-engineering and many have expressed doubts (Clemons, 1995, p.
Tracy Shelby: Much of the early business process re-engineering initiatives were driven mainly by consultants.
"It can be argued that process redesign has a long history, going as far back as Taylor's scientific management and reaching its peak in the 1990s with business process re-engineering. Throughout, most of its history, operational-level approaches to process redesign maintained a focus on 'workflows,' or the chronological flows of activities in processes.
[] Step 1 should be the plan of action for conducting the CA study, advance work in data collection, analysis, a business case analysis, and possible business process re-engineering (BPR) development.
For example, business process re-engineering was a buzz phrase around the consulting market in recent years and, from the same source as the Internet definition, I saw this defined as 'changing the business rules so that what used to be simple is now exceedingly complicated!'
Under the managed services contract, Unisys and its partners will provide information technology (IT) and telecommunications services, including hardware and software services, help desk, network/security operations and business process re-engineering services for TSA, a new agency enacted by Congress and President George W.
Unisys is expected to supply both a central data-processing operation and computer equipment and services for all US public airports, including hardware and software services, help desk, network security operations, and business process re-engineering support.
Honeycutt, president of Houston-based Lockheed Martin Space Operations, "and see this alliance as an opportunity to apply our unique skills in systems integration and business process re-engineering in commercial markets."
In the last decade, concepts such as total quality management (TQM), information strategic planning (ISP), decision support systems (DSS), management information systems (MIS), business process re-engineering (BPR), and information resources management (IRM) have all influenced the role of information systems (IS) and IM professionals.
Business process re-engineering, SOP development, information systems and organizational development generally will be included in some way.
The range of services on offer covers business process re-engineering, implementation, capabilities development and systems management.
The Y2K problem and business process re-engineering have raised awareness of legacy systems.

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