Products and Modules

Products

Variety of frameworks, standards and application fields

Owing to its flexibility and modular nature, the software can be used in a variety of application fields relevant for strategic management:

  • Business Process Management (BPM)
  • Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM)
  • IT Governance on the basis of the standards elaborated by frameworks such as CobiT (Control Objectives for Information and related Technologies), ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX)
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) with Microsoft’s Dynamics AX
  • Network documentation
  • Quality Management projects, ISO certification, audits and revisions

Maximum quality at minimum costs

  • process4.biz provides the best value for your money. We charge lower prices than the competitors can because we integrate Microsoft Office functionalities and features into our software
  • We are authorized to sell you Microsoft products integrated in our software at highly competitive prices
  • Our certified product development receives professional support from Microsoft in Redmond.

Simple and user-friendly solutions

  • Redundancy-free modeling, i.e. the fact that data objects previously set up may be inherited within the hierarchical database structure, increases transparency and efficiency when setting up models
  • A highly user-friendly product ensures simple administration and, consequently, nominal training needs and costs
  • Integration into the existing Microsoft Office product line increases product value for users, making the functions of our software easy to learn and to use

Powerful features providing a great variety of functions

  • Data can be exported to different formats
  • Modeling methods and notations can be freely selected and defined. More than one method can be simultaneously deployed within one model
  • The software is multi-lingual and can be used in multi-user mode
  • Definition of role-based access control is provided
  • Variable licensing solutions ensure meeting different requirements

Modules

process4.biz software package

The process4.biz software package is an easy-to-use modeling tool, also suitable for analyzing and interpreting or evaluating business structures and processes of varying size. process4.biz provides different modeling methods based on well-known international standards (e.g., EPC, Catalyst, RACI/DEMI, BPMN20, etc.). You are free to choose whether to employ these methods or to create and implement your own. process4.biz is a flexible tool offering several modeling alternatives but does not impose any of them on customers.

process4.biz Core module

The process4.biz Core module is a Microsoft Visio-based modeling tool for Business Process Management (BPM), Quality Management (QM), IT- and Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM). It includes modeling templates, but it also enables you to set up, implement, and to use your own modeling methods. For more detailed information, refer to process4.biz Core.

process4.biz Additions

process4.biz Additions are optionally available components and subject to fees and requires the availability of process4.biz Core. With process4.biz the requirement for strategic IT planning and network documentation according the necessary demads of IT Audit & Revision can be covered by the help of reference models for CobiT and ITIL. Process4.biz for Dynamics AX/NAV provides interfaces to the ERP systems Microsoft Dynamics AX or NAV. By means of these interfaces, all phases of a standard Dynamics AX processes can be compared with our transparently modeled process4.biz Dynamics AX oder NAV framework, and individual adaptations within the ERP system can be (re-)documented. For more detailed information, refer to process4.biz for CobiT/ITIL or process4.biz for Dynamics AX.

process4.biz Extensions

process4.biz Extensions within the process4.biz software package are available as option and are subject to fees. They may complement either the basic module alone, or a combination consisting of the basic module with one or more of the above mentioned additional modules. Selected structures or results gained through working with the process4.biz software can be transferred to the Microsoft Office environment for further processing or for presentation purposes. We also offer extension modules for transferring database content to the web, either as a stand-alone portal server or as a simple tool for publishing models in an intranet. For more detailed information on these modules, please refer to process4.biz Extensions.

process4.biz overall software solution

The overall process4.biz software solution is of modular nature. Several functions can be added to the Core according to your needs and requirements. The process4.biz Core is a perfect solution for Business Process Management and Enterprise Architecture Management and can be supplemented by the two optional Additions, thus opening up further application areas (Quality Management and Risk Management) for the software.

Detailed description process4.biz Software (PDF)

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