Author Archives: kswenson

Still think you need BPEL?

Fourteen years ago, IBM and Microsoft announced plans to introduce a new language called Business Process Execution Langauge (BPEL) to much fanfare and controversy.  This post takes a retrospective look at BPEL, how things have progressed, and ponders the point … Continue reading

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A Strange FEELing about Dates

The new expression language for Decision Model and Notation standard is called the Friendly Enough Expression Language (FEEL).  Over all it is a credible offering, and one that is much needed in decision modeling where no specific grammar has emerged … Continue reading

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Complex Project Delay

I run large complex software projects.  A naive understanding of complex project management can be more dangerous than not knowing anything about it.  This is a recent experience.

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Initial DMN Test Results

The initial Decision Model Notation TCK test results are in!   The web site is up showing the results from three vendors.

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bpmNEXT Keynotes

Talks by Nathaniel Palmer, Jim Sinur, Neil Ward-Dutton, Clay Richardson kick off this bell weather event in the process industry.  The big theme is digital transformation.

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AdaptiveCM Workshop in America for first time

The Sixth International AdaptiveCM Workshop will be associated with the EDOC conference this year, which will be held in Quebec City in October 2017 and is the first opportunity for many US and Canadian researchers to attend without having to … Continue reading

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How do you want that Standard?

You know the old adage:  If want something real bad, you get it real bad.  If you want something worse, you get it worse.  This comes to mind when I think about the DMN proposed standard.  Why?  There is something … Continue reading

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