Monthly Archives: September 2008

Will BPMN 2.0 have “Model Portability”?

The big feature coming in BPMN 2.0 is the ability to serialize the model into a form that is portable between tools.  Regular readers of this blog will know that we have this today with XPDL, but those responsible for … Continue reading

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bxModeller Initial Review

A few weeks ago I became aware of the bxModeller from Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A. and the University of Salento in Italy which is an open source / free tool for BPMN/XPDL modeling. I got access the bxModeller to see … Continue reading

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Page First, Then E-Mail, Please

I am currently working with a number of local community groups; my role is typically to get people using Web2.0 technologies to make us more efficient.  This is surprisingly difficult. One group I an involved in recently put on a … Continue reading

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BPMN Modeling and Reference Guide

There is a new book on BPMN modelling called “BPMN Modeling and Reference Guide” by Stephen A White and Derek Miers.  It was launched at the Gartner BPM Summit event in Washington DC last week. Net Take Away: This is … Continue reading

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Why I am Nervous about Firefox 3

I woke up this morning to see this on the screen: Something has automatically installed itself into my Mozilla without my permission.  What was it?  I don’t know.  The screen above does not actually say what was installed.  It might … Continue reading

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bxModeller: Open Source BPMN / XPDL

The title pretty much says it all.  This is another BPM process modeler which represents a process in BPMN, and then saves and exchanges those diagrams using XPDL. I have not been able to actually try it out yet, nor … Continue reading

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Agile Development – Road Trip Analogy

I needed to describe the reason that an Agile approach to software development works, and why it is not something that is isolated to the development team.  I wrote up the following explanation.  Maybe this will be helpful to you … Continue reading

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