Article “Purpose Case Management” describes a Case Management method that overarches BPM and Adaptive Case Management. Author 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 depending on which one of them is more efficient in an execution context at certain moment.
In a new article, Boris Lublinsky discusses how the JBoss middleware platform, specifically JBoss ESB and jBPM (JBoss Business Process Management) can be used to integrate both internal and third-party services to deliver composite services and content in customer-specific forms, including Web services, WAP, portals, and more.
In this interview we talk with representatives of the BPMN 2.0 standardization effort from Oracle, IBM and SAP. Here they discuss the evolution of BPMN as well as how it relates to other efforts such as XPDL, WS-BPEL and BPEL4People.
In this article, Jim Webber, Savas Parastatidis and Ian Robinson show how to drive an application's flow through the use of hypermedia in a RESTful application. 16
Windows workflow (WF) is an excellent framework for implementing business processes, but lacks support for human activities. This article describes a completely generic approach for changing this. 9
In another "virtual panel session", we took the opportunity to talk with representatives of the new OASIS BPEL4People Technical Committee and get their feedback on just why we need this work. 1
OSWorkflow by Diego Adrian Naya Lazo discusses the open-source OSWorkflow, a Java-based workflow engine. InfoQ spoke with Naya Lazo about the areas the book covers and about OSWorkflow in general. 3
Robert Pickering continues the conversation in this third article on F# and this time focuses on Asynchronous Workflows and the resulting peformance gains obtained when used.
Tom Baeyens, founder of JBoss jBPM gives his view of the state of the BPM / workflow market and introduces a new type of workflow technology called process component models. 11
After 8+ years of intense research, the promises of BPM have not materialized. We explore here a new architecture blueprint for BPMSs based on assemblies and orchestrations. 22
Scott Allen walks through the implementation of a HandleExternal Event Activity in Windows Workflow Foundation that is used to handle events raised by the process that is hosting the workflow runtime.
Geoffrey Wiseman explains rules engines and shares practical experiences applying them with Drools in financial services. 14