...sign off on “to be” processes where required. (?)
Thread poster: Solgun

Solgun  Identity Verified
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Jul 21, 2012

Does anyone know exactly what this means? Sign off on? to be-processes?

Thank you so much for your reply!


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Steven F Smith
United Kingdom
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After a quick bit of research... Jul 21, 2012

What an awful string of jargon!
To 'sign off' on something means to approve it.

I have never heard of 'to be' processes but it wasn't too difficult to find an answer from google:

process modeling is widely viewed as a critical component in successful business process management (BPM). It is used to map out an organization’s current (or “as-is”) processes to create a baseline for process improvements and to design future (or “to-be”) processes with those improvements incorporated.
http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/business-process-modeling

Incidentally, your question could have been presented with a bit more context and clarity!


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LilianNekipelov  Identity Verified
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Yes, to approve Jul 21, 2012

To approve of transfer, especially: transfer of property, transfer of rights. In relation to letters -- just to sign.

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Emanuela Galdelli  Identity Verified
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Question to be asked in KudoZ Jul 21, 2012

Dear Solgun,

Please post your question in KudoZ, where you can find help for the translation of terms, here:

http://www.proz.com/ask/ .

Thanks, Emanuela


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