BPM Acronyms

A

ABC
Activity Based Costing
ACORD
Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development
APQC
American Productivity & Quality Center
ARIS
Architecture of Integrated Information Systems

B

BAM
Business Activity Monitoring
BMM
Business Motivation Model, OMG specification
BPA
Business Process Analysis
Business Process Architecture
BPD
Business Process Definition
Business Process Diagram
BPDM
Business Process Definition Metamodel, OMG specification
BPEL
Short for WS-BPEL. Web Services Business Process Execution Language, OASIS standard
BPEL4WS
Business Process Execution Language for Web Services
BPM
Business Process Management
BPMM
Business Process Maturity Model, OMG specification
BPMN
Business Process Model & Notation, OMG specification
BPMS
Business Process Management Suite / System
BPR
Business Process Re-engineering
BPSim
Business Process Simulation framework, OMG specification
BSC
Balanced Scorecard

C

CCOR
Customer Chain Operations Reference, SCC framework
CMMI
Capability Maturity Model Integration, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
CoBIT
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology, ISACA framework
CRM
Customer Relationship Management
CSF
Critical Success Factor

D

DCOR
Design Chain Operations Reference, SCC framework
DFSS
Design for Six Sigma
DMADV
Define, Measure, Analyse, Design and Verify
DMAIC
Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control
DMN
Decision Model and Notation, OMG specification
DPMO
Defects Per Million Opportunities
DRD
Decision Requirements Diagram, DMN
DRG
Decision Requirements Graph, DMN

E

EDM
Enterprise Decision Management
EPC
Event-Driven Process Chain
ERP
Enterprise Resource Planning
ESB
Enterprise Service Bus
eTOM
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map, TM Forum framework

F

FMEA
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

G

GRC
Governance, Risk and Compliance

I

IDEF
Integrated Definition Language
IFML
Interaction Flow Modeling Language, OMG specification
ISACA
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
ITIL
Information Technology Infrastructure Library

J

JIT
Just In Time

K

KPI
Key Performance Indicator

L

LCL
Lower Control Limit

O

OASIS
Organisation for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards
OCEB
OMG Certified Expert in BPM, OMG certification
OEE
Overall Equipment Effectiveness
OMG
Object Management Group
OSM
Organisation Structure Metamodel, OMG specification

P

PFC
Process Classification Framework, APQC framework
PPR
Production Rules Representation, OMG specification.

Q

QFD
Quality Function Deployment

R

ROI
Return On Investment

S

SBVR
Semantics Business Vocabulary and Rules, OMG specification
SCC
Supply Chain Council
SCOR
Supply Chain Operations Reference, SCC framework
SIPOC
Suppliers, Inputs, Process, Outputs and Customers

T

TPS
Toyota Production System
TQM
Total Quality Management

U

UCL
Upper Control Limit
UML
United Modeling Language

V

VCG
Value Chain Group
VRM
Value Reference Model, VCG framework

W

WfMC
Workflow Management Coalition
WfMS
Workflow Management System
WS
Web Services, OASIS standard
WS-BPEL
Web Services Business Process Execution Language, OASIS standard
WS-HT
Web Services Human Task, OASIS standard