We demonstrated a service mesh architecture approach for BPM and Case Management in order to show that the Fujitsu DXP product could scale to any size and performance desired. First we started 12 million running process instances, and then we simulated 3000 users hitting those server, and while that was going on, showed that a work list could be retrieved — for any of the 3000 users — in less than 2 seconds. How did we do this? Read on.
This another installment in the series pointing out the problems with using a hand-drawn business process model. The last post was how a business process model fails in the promise to be easier than programming. Even if you get past that issue, and hire programmers to make the models, a static model is not really suitable for a human organization anyway. Continue reading
I liked the recent post from Silvie Spreeuwenberg when she asks “When to combine decisions, case management and artificial intelligence?” Continue reading
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 of it all. Continue reading
I was honored to give the keynote on the second day of the BPM2014 conference, and promised to answer questions, so here are the slides and summary. Continue reading
Here are some notes from this years BPM & Case Management Summit in Washington DC. Continue reading
I am attending the IBPMS Expo in Chicago this week, and first keynote was from Jim Sinur, who presented some of the ideas behind his new book (with Jim Odell and Peter Fingar) on distributed intelligent agent oriented BPM. I included some notes from his talk. Continue reading