Tag Archives: XPDL

Human BPM vs. Case Management, Summit Nov 3

There might be three distinct kinds of process support necessary: 1) System Centric Processes 2) Human Centric Processes 3) Knowledge Worker Processes

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XPDL Fully Tipped

In March 2007 I wrote an entry called “The Tipping Point for XPDL” where I mentioned among other things that 8 of the top 11 BPM vendors support XPDL. Since that time XPDL has moved forward by adding support for … Continue reading

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Rise of the Process Wiki

A few weeks ago I became aware of Process Wiki  (http://wiki.process.io/) when the founder of the wiki left a comment on one of my blog posts.  I was curious.  Without surprise, the wiki site contains a good collection of example … Continue reading

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Upcoming BPM Events

Three upcoming events might be worth looking into: May 19: Industry Briefing: BPMN 2.0 Examined This is a free webinar by Robert Shapiro the brain behind XPDL.  Few have his insight and experience into the process space.  Now a consultant … Continue reading

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21 Questions to Ask a BPM Vendor

With all the work I do in getting BPM system to interoperate with each other, I have come to recognize a set of potential problem areas.  Naturally, vendors are not always forthcoming with these little glitches.  So I have put … Continue reading

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Searching for BPMN / XPDL Incompatibility

For you who read this blog on occasion, please help.  I am looking for any valid BPMN diagrams that can not be represented as standard XPDL.  Many people understand that XPDL is a superset of BPMN, meaning that everything from … Continue reading

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Model Portability Landmark

WfMC announced last week the BPMN Model Portability Validation test. This is a test that certifies that a BPM diagram, of a specified complexity, can be accurately exchanged between tools that have passed the test. The test starts with a … Continue reading

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