Understanding the value and path to QAD's

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Nov 20, 2013 (3 years and 6 months ago)

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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

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What is Business Process Management?


QAD BPM Overview


Demonstration


QAD BPM for March 2013


QAD BPM Roadmap


Questions


Agenda

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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.

Safe Harbor Statement

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BPM Overview

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Maps to Navigation

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Menu
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Driven Systems

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Processes hidden


No active monitoring


Difficult to manage


No

task ownership


Difficult to adapt


Unaware

of status

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Process
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Driven Systems

QAD Business Process Management (BPM)


Visualize your processes


Control & automate


Collect metrics


Improve process agility


Facilitate optimization

Traditional Application

BPMS Application

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Select Menus to Explicit Processes

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BPM Benefits

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Visibility

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Create Living Process Models & Monitor Status


Control

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Manage tasks and responsibility


Measurement

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Drive continuous improvement


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What is Business Process Management?

QAD Business Process Management (BPM)

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

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Foundation:

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Visualization

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Automation

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Control


Advanced:

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Measurement

-
Continuous
Improvement

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Error prone paper/email based processes


Cannot monitor process status


Data ownership unclear or not defined


Cumbersome processes

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Out of date and inefficient

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Difficult to communicate changes



QAD BPM provides a structured approach

to address these challenges!

Common Process Pain Points

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Visualization


Processes
Modeling

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Define task ownership


Link to QAD screens


Set priority & duration


Include instructions


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Monitor active processes


Real
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time process status, task assignments


View & create process
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specific comments

Visualization


Active Processes

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Visualize processes status

Visualization


Active Processes

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To Do list


Group Task Ownership


Drill Down

Visualize/Control Tasks

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Release Tasks


Re
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assign Tasks


Complete Tasks


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Direct access to application function, with context

Visualize/Control Your Tasks

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Item Creation


Customer Creation


Supplier Creation


Sales Order Credit Hold/Review

QAD Standard Processes

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Improve/streamline process execution

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Automate task handover


Explicit process, task & data ownership

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Improve data quality


Improve process status visibility


Facilitate process change/agility


Value

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BPM Demonstration

Customer Creation

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QAD BPM

March 2013 Release

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Limited Availability

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Active maintenance license required

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2011 EE or later

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Any SE release


Embedded in QAD Enterprise Applications


No QAD application changes

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Leverage existing application screens


Out
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of
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the
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box standard processes

QAD BPM

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Current status

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Limited Availability (Approval required)

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QAD Services required for Implementation and
Fit to Business


Supported releases

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QAD 2011 EE+

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QAD SE (Any release)


Dependencies

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QXtend

1.8

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.Net

UI 2.9.3+


QAD BPM March 2013 Release

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Customer Profile

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Usually Medium to Large organization with good
understanding of business process

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Error prone manual paper/email
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based
processes

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Need to orchestrate the execution of a process
across an organization

Limited Availability
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Fit to Business

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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

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Ralcorp Frozen Foods

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US
Tsubaki

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IMRIS

Early Adopters

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QAD BPM

Roadmap

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What is QAD BPM?

QAD Business Process Management (BPM)


Foundation:

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Visualization

-
Automation

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Control

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Advanced:

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Measurement

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Continuous
Improvement

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QAD BPM Roadmap

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Existing QAD EA Processes

New/Non QAD Processes

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
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QAD process steps


Phase I

Automation

Phase II
Measurement

Phase III

Modeling

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Streamline your processes with
QAD BPM


With QAD BPM, your processes can be:

Visualized, Automated, Controlled

Summary

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Join us in San
Antonio,
TX

May 6
-
9, 2013

Early
Bird Ends
Soon!

Building
the

Effective
Enterprise

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Mary Ann Guthrie, Sr. Director of R&D

mtg@qad.com


Kevin
Schantz
, Software Architect

kws@qad.com


Richard Day, BPM Sr. Product Manager

rpd@qad.com

For more information

QAD Business Process Management (BPM)


www.qad.com

© QAD
Inc

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