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.
A new book by Mauricio "Salaboy" Salatino, the jBPM Developer Guide, provides a detailed jBPM programming guide for Java developers with several real-life examples. InfoQ spoke with Salatino to learn the motivations behind the book and learn from his experience both using and writing about the jBPM Business Process Management suite.
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 book chapter presented in this article offers practical advice on governing a Service Factory with guidelines for defining, developing, testing, deploying and operating services plus a case study
Java SOA Cookbook, by Eben Hewitt, covers Service Oriented Architecture from a Java implementation stand-point. Eben discusses SOA basics, tools, best practices and SOA Governance topics.
Miko Matsumura discusses why people are pursuing SOA, whether SOA is dead, what SOA Governance is, the relationship to SOA itself, how it differs from management, and how SOA differs from integration. 12
Jim Marino and Michael Rowley have published a practical guide to get started with SCA which covers the entire programming model from persistence to presentation.
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
This article explores the structural economic changes brought up by service orientation and how the concept of services and the reuse of services promise long lasting relief from the cost treadmill.