Business Process Automation
Business process automation (BPA) is to apply a certain technology or a set of technologies to automate the activities that are undertaken to accomplish a specific result or service. The ability to put a logical constrain or require an approval of senior management in a normal practice and common requirement of BPA. The goal of BPA is not only to automate business process, but to simplify and improve business workflows as well. BPA help to adapt changing business needs, reduce human error.
BPA must focus on results and outcomes rather than on technology. The success of BPA projects depends on the level of engagement between IT and business leaders. The process must be simple, understandable and adjustable in order for the solution to succeed. The use of Microsoft SharePoint is proven to be the best and most flexible tool to implement BPA.