Business processes must be enabled across the artificial boundaries of disparate applications that must work together to support these business processes. To that end, business process management (BPM) could assist in compliance issues, can reduce training requirements, and increase the overall efficiency of a business.
Further, based on the decision criteria (which can also be automated or manual), the flow will be routed either to path A, path B, or elsewhere. The combination of a start step, action or decision steps, a route or routes, and an end step constitutes a workflow, which in turn represents a business process. Consequently, BPM has evolved from workflow tools, but it also entails activities like process modeling, application integration, process monitoring, and rapid application development tools. The system