BT

Your opinion matters! Please fill in the InfoQ Survey!

Followers

Article: Process Component Models: The Next Generation In Workflow?

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 23 Followers on  Feb 11, 2008 11

Tom Baeyens wrote a summary of the state of Workflow & BPM standards and tools. After a detailed look at BPEL, BPMN, and other technologies such as choreography, XPDL, BPDM, jPDL, Tom takes the stance that it is time to abandon the idea that non-technical business analysts can draw production-ready software in diagrams and separate the analysis process models and executable process models.

Followers

Rules versus Procedural Code

by Gavin Terrill Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 24, 2007 1

Paul Haley, rule technology visionary, discusses criteria for choosing rule engines versus procedural code in business process solutions, as well as examining the current state of BPM/BRM integration.

Followers

Article: The Seven Fallacies of Business Process Execution

by Stefan Tilkov Follow 1 Followers on  Dec 05, 2007 22

In a new InfoQ article, Jean-Jacques Dubray explores a new architecture blueprint for BPMSs that offers a cleaner alignment between SOA and BPM. Jean-Jacques argues that after more than eight years of intense research, we are still far from having the ability to use the business process models designed by business analysts to create complete executable solutions.

Followers

Intalio|BPMS 5.0 released - A full fledged open source BPM system

by Johan Strandler Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 02, 2007 5

Intalio last week released their open source based BPM System - Intalio|BPMS 5.0, including amongst other things a BPMN Editor and a BPEL server engine. The release is a milestone for Intalio in their effort to realise a complete solution for their BPM 2.0 vision. InfoQ took the opportunity to interview Ismael Ghalimi, Intalio CEO, and Arnaud Blandin, EMEA Director, about the new release.

Followers

JBoss Drools 4.0: Business rules now more accessible to non-programmers

by Ryan Slobojan Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 22, 2007 18

JBoss Drools, an open-source business rules engine, recently reached version 4.0. InfoQ took the opportunity to learn more about JBoss Drools and its current and future capabilities.

Followers

Event Driven Architecture and Service Oriented Architecture

by Arnon Rotem-Gal-Oz Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 10, 2007 2

Event Driven Architecture (EDA) is starting to emerge as a good and viable option to build better SOAs. David Luckham recently published a 2 part paper supporting this claim and InfoQ published an article on BI & SOA demonstrating it as well.

Followers

Interview: Spring Web Flow with Keith Donald

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 23 Followers on  Jul 02, 2007

Spring Web Flow (SWF) is a framework for modelling and controlling the execution of multi-step work flows in web applications. Flows often execute across HTTP requests, have state, exhibit transactional characteristics, and may be dynamic and/or long-running in nature. In this interview, SWF co-lead Keith Donald talks about how Spring Web Flow works.

Followers

WS-BPEL4People on its way to OASIS

by Arnon Rotem-Gal-Oz Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 26, 2007 1

A group of several vendors suggests a new WS-* spec that goes by the interesting name "WS-BPEL4People". Compared to WS-BPEL which deals with automated business processes, the WS-BPEL4People spec, which has been under works for nearly two years now, aims to add human workflow capabilities to SOA in general and to the recently approved WS-BPEL 2.0 spec specifically.

Followers

Casestudy: Composite Application Development at Safeco

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 23 Followers on  May 31, 2007 2

A case study about how motor vehicle insurance records company Safeco used SOA approahes, SCA, BPEL, and composite application approaches to reuse legacy code, enable runtime modifiability thanks to decoupling, Java and .NET interoperability, and the ability to deliver a complex solution integrating over 5 systems in less than 8 weeks with a small team.

Followers

Interview: Scott Allan on Windows Workflow Foundation

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 23 Followers on  Apr 23, 2007 2

Scott Allan is interviewed by David Totzke on Windows Workflow Foundation, recorded a year ago at VSLive Toronto. Scott talks about the capabilities of Windows Workflow foundation, how it integrates into application development, how Microsoft is using WWF in its own products, DSLs and WWF, and architectural pattterns possible with WWF.

Followers

WS-BPEL 2.0 Becomes an OASIS Standard

by Stefan Tilkov Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 12, 2007 5

After nearly four years, WS-BPEL 2.0, the Web Services business process execution language, has become an approved OASIS standard.

Followers

Microsoft Announces its Commitment to BPEL 1.1 and 2.0

by Harmut Wilms Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 01, 2007

Microsoft already supports BPEL in its ESB product BizTalk Server. Now the company has announced its plans to support BPEL within the Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), which is integrated into Windows Vista. BPEL will be supported by a set of WF activities available as BPEL for Windows Workflow Foundation.

Followers

Interview with Miguel Valdes Faura on Bonita v3

by Rob Thornton Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 20, 2007

Bonita, an open-source workflow and BPM solution recently released version 3. InfoQ sat down with Miguel Valdes Faura to talk about this release, which includes a set of graphical workflow development tools.

Followers

Forrester creates new acronym: IC-BPMS

by Mark Little Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 10, 2007 4

The latest Forrester report on SOA talks about the convergence of SOA and BPM. In it, the authors indicate that the term integration suite is becoming obsolete as it is replaced by integration-centric business process management suite (IC-BPMS). Does the industry need this new categorization, or is it another SOA 2.0.

Followers

Things to know about Windows Workflow Foundation

by James Vastbinder Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 17, 2006 1

Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) is the programming model, engine and tools for quickly building workflow enabled applications. Harry Pierson delves into the details of WF in a recent blog post. Update: Paul Andrew responds on his blog with "Ten Reasons why WF is not a Toy".

Login to InfoQ to interact with what matters most to you.


Recover your password...

Follow

Follow your favorite topics and editors

Quick overview of most important highlights in the industry and on the site.

Like

More signal, less noise

Build your own feed by choosing topics you want to read about and editors you want to hear from.

Notifications

Stay up-to-date

Set up your notifications and don't miss out on content that matters to you

BT