Define a business process and give an example.
Include a sentence or two on what you think about these methodologies.
Be sure to reference the researched methodology.
Provide a brief explanation of the relationship between business processes and information systems.
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A business process can be defined as a collection of related, well defined and structured set of tasks or activities which servers a specific goal for a particular niche market or customers. Business dictionary defines it as "a series of logically related activities or tasks (such as planning, production, or sales) performed together to produce a defined set of results" .
A business process model or methodology, on the other hand, is a framework for creating economic, social, and/or other forms of value. An example could be the actions involved in processing a customer order from an internet-based mail order company .
- Starting with a customer placing an order (the customer need)
- Send IT-based information to the warehouse stock picking
This solution defines business processes and explains some of the different process methodologies, such as, IDEF and Six Sigma. The solution provides a complete list of sources for further investigation into the topic.