Monthly Archives: May 2006

The BPMN-XPDL-BPEL value chain

I got the chance to participate on a panel session at the BPM Think Tank in Arlington VA on May 24 2006 on the subject of BPM Standards.  Richard Mark Soley was on one end representing OMG and the BPMN … Continue reading

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The Rapids

An interesting article: Bridging the IT-Business Gap With BPM and SOA.  Zygmunt Jackowski builds the case that BPM does NOT bridge this gap, and in fact current BPM systems are pretty much the same as traditional programming.  I have to … Continue reading

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“Workflow” is Back

I think the term "Workflow" is back. Not that it ever went away. It is just that it has been such a pejorative word. The most common reason given for the difference between "Workflow" and "BPM" was: Workflow is that … Continue reading

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Life After BPEL?

A study of the usefulness of the BPEL language, and not just regurgitating the marketing hype from vendors. The paper “ Life After BPEL?” by W.M.P. van der Aalst et. al. is a refreshing view of the good and the … Continue reading

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BPM ThinkTank

Last year’s BPM ThinkTank was the meeting place for all the BPM gurus in the industry, and this year promises to be just as good. A plug for BPM ThinkTank from Sandy Kemsley. Another vote for BPM Think Tank from … Continue reading

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