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Open Text Metastorm ProVision 6.2 Strategy Implementation

By : Bill Aronson
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Open Text Metastorm ProVision 6.2 Strategy Implementation

By: Bill Aronson

Overview of this book

Open Text ProVision® (formerly known as Metastorm ProVision®) is an Enterprise Architecture (EA) solution allowing for effective planning and decision making throughout the enterprise. It enables an organization to have a central repository of information about the business, reducing organizational risks and better optimizing business resources. Implemented well, it enables better and more actionable decisions exactly when you need them.This book combines theory and practice to provide a step- by- step guide to building a successful customer- centric model of your business. The approach is simple and down to earth, and along the way, with various real-world examples, you will learn how to make a business case, use a framework, and adopt a methodology with Open Text ProVision®. This book draws on the experience of ProVision® experts around the world. By combining theory with practice from the field you can avoid common mistakes and develop a successful customer centric strategy for implementing ProVision®. Each chapter builds on the previous one to give you the confidence to implement a central repository, dealing with both the technical and human issues that you might face.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Open Text Metastorm ProVision® 6.2 Strategy Implementation
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Project #2—building workflow models

Project #2 develops Workflow models for critical processes.

The result of Project #1 is that we now have a context for all further modeling work. We will only build workflow models for processes that are critical. The definition of critical is now agreed and it is a definition that is set at the business level.

While the new services may be important, today there are only two, compliance accounting, and independent financial services. Of the two, the business decides that compliance accounting is the most critical. The reason is that it has to be completed according to deadlines. Financial advice is important to customers but they can tolerate delays. A delay in compliance accounting could cause financial penalties.

Critical Process model

The Critical Process model examines the ten types of process and determines which of them are critical. The main service this model provides is the preparation of annual Tax Audits. The following table is used to identify...