Gartner Accepting Nominations for the 2013 Business Process Management Excellence Awards

  Gartner Accepting Nominations for the 2013 Business Process Management
  Excellence Awards

                  Application Deadline is December 14, 2012

Business Wire

STAMFORD, Conn. -- November 27, 2012

Gartner, Inc. is accepting nominations for the Gartner Business Process
Management (BPM) Excellence Awards. Nominations will be accepted through
December 14, 2012 via downloadable entry form from any end-user organization
that has implemented a successful BPM program or project with resulting
business impact.

Through this awards program, Gartner spotlights excellence among organizations
that take a BPM-centric approach to improving their business performance and
have seen exceptional results from doing so. Entries will be reviewed by a
team from the Gartner analyst community who will evaluate and rate each entry
based on how clearly the entrant demonstrates excellence in their BPM project.

Awards will be given in the following four categories:

  *Best Business Outcome Driven by BPM - This award will go to the
    organization who can clearly demonstrate (and quantify) how a particular
    BPM project has positively impacted a key business outcome.
  *Best BPM Organization - This award will go to the organization that has
    best demonstrated how to (reorganize itself to) better support BPM and
    process centricity, including evidence of key BPM roles, presence of a
    BPCC, effective governance and process ownership, a cross-functional BPM
    focus and a strong collaboration with the business who understand BPM and
    embrace it as the way they do business.
  *Most Effective Use of BPM Technology - This award will go to the
    organization that shows the best example of how they have leveraged BPM
    technology to solve a particular business problem, for example, agility
    and use of model-driven BPMS, BRMS, iBPMS/IBO, case management or
    automated business process discovery (ABPD).
  *Best BPM Initiative (Global Award) – This award will go to an organization
    that has already won one of the previous three categories regionally. The
    nine regional winners from those three categories will be judged on how
    their BPM Program has solved (one or several) particular business
    challenges and delivered compelling business. Evidence of the BPM
    objectives, vision, roles, governance, skills, clear quantitative results
    and effective use of technology are required.

Winners in the first three categories will be selected at the U.S., U.K. and
Australian Gartner BPM Summits. Each regional winner may subsequently be asked
to present their BPM case studies and/or participate in a user roundtable
to/with the conference participants at their regional Gartner Business Process
Management Summit:

  *March 13-14, 2013, at the Park Plaza Westminster, London, U.K.
  *April 2-4, 2013 at the Gaylord National, National Harbor, Maryland
  *May 13-14, 2013 at the (venue TBD), Sydney, Australia

The identification of a Gartner Award winner or finalist is not an endorsement
by Gartner of any vendor, product or service.

More information on the Gartner BPM Excellence Awards and the entry forms are
available at
or on the Gartner BPM Summit web site at The deadline
for submissions is December 14, 2012. All completed entries (and any further
questions) should be sent to

The Gartner BPM Excellence Awards are a global program, with nominations being
accepted from U.S., EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Asia Pacific
based organizations. U.S. winners will be presented with their awards at the
Gartner BPM Summit in National Harbor, MD, April 2-4, 2013. EMEA winners will
be presented with their awards at the Gartner BPM Summit, March 13-14, 2013 in
London. Asia/Pacific winners will be presented with their awards at the
Gartner BPM Summit, May 13-14, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

About the Gartner Business Process Management Summit

The Gartner BPM Summit is designed specifically for business and IT leaders
tasked with making business processes smarter, more agile and better able to
respond to constantly changing business dynamics. This Summit is the largest
and most comprehensive BPM conference in the world, offering forward-thinking,
trusted advice and actionable recommendations for driving real business
transformation. Members of the media can register by contacting Janessa Rivera

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