At the Agile 2016 conference, Dominica DeGrandis and Julia Wester of Leankit gave talks on helping middle managers adapt to change and how Kanban can be used to identify problems in workflows, which people need to address.
Oozie Eclipse plugin is a new tool for editing Apache Oozie workflows graphically inside Eclipse. Usage of this plugin allows to skip hard to develop and maintain process definition in HPDL. Instead a process graph is defined graphically by placing process actions on pallet and connecting them. An article introduces Eclipse Oozie plugin and provides an example of its usage.
Following the online webinar "Exploring the Uncharted Territory of Microservices" organized by XebiaLabs, which we covered in The Benefits of Microservices, Randy Shoup and Andrew Phillips answered a number of questions on microservices asked by participants.
Bureaucracy often plagues large product development efforts. Just like technical debt slows down development, process debt slows down your business. Eliminate process debt to get to market faster. 9
The growth of mobile devices, advances in technology and the rise of social media are impacting the way customers interact with organisations. Automated BPM can help organisations respond. 1
This article reviews several modern movements such as Unstructured BPM, Social BPM, Dynamic BPM, and ACM. The article concludes with a generic method that allows switching between BPM and ACM. 6
In this article authors show how to extend Oozie by introducing custom actions, specific for a given company/line of business. 7
Complete Oozie example, demonstrating language features and their usage in real world examples 2
Bernd Ruecker explores how to achieve a better Business-IT alignment when developing BPM solutions.
A new book by Mauricio "Salaboy" Salatino, the jBPM Developer Guide, is a detailed jBPM programming guide for Java developers with several real-life examples. InfoQ spoke with Salatino to learn more.
In this article Boris Lublinsky shows how to extend JBoss jBPM to define and support process access authorization. 2