Bernd Ruecker explores how to achieve a better Business-IT alignment when developing BPM solutions. He describes a methodology which uses BPMN-based process model as center for collaboration where users can discuss and link requirements, business rules or other artifacts, visualize development status, specify business driven test scenarios and much more.
IronRuby is Microsoft's implementation of the Ruby language we all know and love with the added bonus of interoperability with the .NET framework. It's supported by the .NET Common Language Runtime as well as, albeit unofficially, the Mono project. This article gives an introduction to IronRuby, and discusses how to run Rails applications in IronRuby as well as potential issues to look out for.
Centralized BPM deployments can greatly benefit from the ability to control access to process definitions and instances ensuring that users can use and monitor only a set of processes that they are authorized for. In this article Boris Lublinsky shows how to extend JBoss jBPM to define and support process access authorization.
Book Excerpt and Interview: Dynamic SOA and BPM: Best Practices for Business Process Management and SOA Agility
Boris Lublinsky interviews Marc Fiammante as part of a review of Marc' new book, Dynamic SOA and BPM: Best Practices for Business Process Management and SOA Agility.
The authors, from Intel, offer a three pronged approach to providing secure transmission of high volume HTML traffic using CPU instructions and a novel RSA algorithm to significantly reduce costs. 5
Microsoft and IBM have benchmarked against each other in an attempt to prove which platform is better: .NET or WebSphere. 12
This article shows how to implement four user interaction patterns (4-eyes principle, nomination, escalation, and chained execution) using Java and the JBoss jBPM. 4
This article explores the use of JBoss and jBPM to implement design solutions that effectively address the issue of orchestrating long running activities. 2
In a new article Boris Lublinsky discusses how the JBoss middleware platform, specifically JBoss ESB and jBPM (JBoss Business Process Management) can be used for building composite service solutions. 1
Answering: What are the cloud computing benefits, public or private clouds, providing infrastructure or a platform, how can a client enforce regulatory compliance, and others.
In this article, Andreas Grabner analyzes the performance implication of using the SharePoint Object Model, specifically displaying and editing lists, one of the most used SharePoint objects. 9
In this article we look at how the open source JBossESB has been used to integrate legacy COBOL CICS applications without necessarily having to rely on XML and Web Services stacks. 4