Ultimus BPMS          Mohamed Shaaban| Systems Analyst          October 2010| mohamed.shaaban@mail.link.netw w w. l i n kd...
Agenda•   Business Process Management (BPM)•   Ultimus BPM Suite•   BPMS Components•   Ultimus Architecture•   Integration...
Business Process Management•   Business Process Management (BPM)    The design, analysis, modeling, implementation, and co...
Business Process Management (Cont.)•   Workflow Management Systems (WfMS)    –   Systems that support the definition, exec...
Ultimus BPM Suite•   Ultimus BPM Suite is a seamlessly integrated Business Process    Management Software solution to mana...
BPMS Components      Ultimus Studio Graphical Process Designer with  –   Multiple Modes                                   ...
BPMS Components (Cont.)      Organization Chart Visual representation of the structure of an organization and the relation...
BPMS Components (Cont.)       Ultimus Client Ultimus Client manages all the communications between the BPM Server and end ...
BPMS Components (Cont.)       Process Administrator Ultimus Process Administrator enables Process Owners and Experts to ma...
Ultimus Architecture•   Based on Microsoft .NET•   Supports scalability and load balancing     –   Enable workloads to be ...
Integration with Ultimus•   Enterprise Integration Kit (EIK)        to manage Ultimus business processes•   BIService Web ...
Ultimus vs. K2 – differences only Feature                    Ultimus                       K2 Black Pearl Housekeeping    ...
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  1. 1. Ultimus BPMS Mohamed Shaaban| Systems Analyst October 2010| mohamed.shaaban@mail.link.netw w w. l i n kd e v. c o mw w w. l i n kd e v. c o m
  2. 2. Agenda• Business Process Management (BPM)• Ultimus BPM Suite• BPMS Components• Ultimus Architecture• Integration with Ultimus• Ultimus vs. K2• Q&A w w w. l i n kd e v. c o m
  3. 3. Business Process Management• Business Process Management (BPM) The design, analysis, modeling, implementation, and control of business processes (Schäll, 1996)• Business Process Redesign (BPR) – Definition The fundamental rethinking and radical redesign of business processes to achieve dramatic improvements in critical measures of performance, such as cost, quality, service, and speed (Hammer and Champy, 1993) managing – Popularity deciding planning • Globalizing Markets designing preparing • Power of Clients Technical Risks • Information Technology measuring explaining – Risks Sociocultural Project Mgmt. Challenges • The Null Measurement • Technical Risks • Sociocultural Challenges developing motivating • Project Management Risks w w w. l i n kd e v. c o m
  4. 4. Business Process Management (Cont.)• Workflow Management Systems (WfMS) – Systems that support the definition, execution, registration, and control of business processes (Van der Aalst, 1998) – DELIVER the right piece of work to the right resource at the right time – Support INTEGRATION with other types of IT such as DBs and DMSs – Support generating HISTORICAL management information – Offer a valuable window on the OPERATIONAL state of the process w w w. l i n kd e v. c o m
  5. 5. Ultimus BPM Suite• Ultimus BPM Suite is a seamlessly integrated Business Process Management Software solution to manage the complete lifecycle of key business processes• Ultimus spans nearly every industry including: – Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals – Energy and Utilities – Manufacturing and Consumer Goods – Banking and Finance• Ultimus accelerates a company’s performance through: – Modeling and analysis capabilities deployed in an easy-to-use graphical interfaces – Reporting and monitoring capabilities presented through performance dashboards, email, and desktop gauges – Convenient access to workflow and forms through e-mail, portals, or collaborative clients w w w. l i n kd e v. c o m
  6. 6. BPMS Components Ultimus Studio Graphical Process Designer with – Multiple Modes – Process Simulation – Forms Designer – Connectors – XML Data Structure – Check in/out Control – Flobots – Version History – Integration with AD and LDAP – Access Control – Inter-process Communication – Repositories – Escalation Rules – Documentation Templates w w w. l i n kd e v. c o m
  7. 7. BPMS Components (Cont.) Organization Chart Visual representation of the structure of an organization and the relationships and relative ranks of its parts and positions/jobs – Directory Charts – Department Groups – Business Charts – Job Function Groups – Presence Aware Routing – Ordered People Groups – First Available Online Person Routing – Weighted People Groups – Multiple Job Functions for a Person – Queue Group w w w. l i n kd e v. c o m
  8. 8. BPMS Components (Cont.) Ultimus Client Ultimus Client manages all the communications between the BPM Server and end users – Collaboration Features – Shared Views for Collaboration – Customized Views – Check in/out Control – Control Running Incidents – Community Clients – Desktop and Web Interfaces w w w. l i n kd e v. c o m
  9. 9. BPMS Components (Cont.) Process Administrator Ultimus Process Administrator enables Process Owners and Experts to manage and administer processes – Process Configuration – Incident Management – Workload Management System Administrator Provides System Administrators with powerful, centralized capabilities for managing and administering Ultimus BPM Server – License Management – Repositories, Users, and Servers – Housekeeping – Working Hours Reporting and Analytics Allows running out-of-the-box reports as well as the custom creation of reports to analyze and optimize the effectiveness of Ultimus processes – Tabular and Graphical Reports – FloStation Activity Reports – Incident Cost Reports – Workload Reports w w w. l i n kd e v. c o m
  10. 10. Ultimus Architecture• Based on Microsoft .NET• Supports scalability and load balancing – Enable workloads to be spread over a range of fault-tolerant workflow servers – Supports using databases on separate severs • Independent process scalability • Network load balancing w w w. l i n kd e v. c o m
  11. 11. Integration with Ultimus• Enterprise Integration Kit (EIK) to manage Ultimus business processes• BIService Web service to retrieve business and process level data to produce data-rich dashboards and portals• Event Subscription Interface (ESI) enables applications to subscribe to Ultimus events, and proactively get notified when particular events occur within BPM server w w w. l i n kd e v. c o m
  12. 12. Ultimus vs. K2 – differences only Feature Ultimus K2 Black Pearl Housekeeping √ – Unlimited number of – √ active incidents Update running incidents √ – for a new version of a process Workflow simulation √ – Design workflows using – √ Visual Studio, and customize WWF .NET code Maintain consistent √ – process changes and change history w w w. l i n kd e v. c o m
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