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Business Process Analysis versus Business Process Management
Business process analysis (BPA) vendors are trying to enter the business process management (BPM) market by marketing themselves as BPM solutions. This article

horizontal financial analysis  in this way, as horizontal rather than vertical or functional processes. If an organization views its processes vertically based on functions, the process is isolated. This can cause delays, increased costs, and duplication of tasks, as well as loss of quality control. Horizontal processes, on the other hand, cross the boundaries of departments. They focus more on human-centric processes ( who does what, in other words) than on task-centric processes (which take things step by step). In terms of

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