We all know the idea of sustainability from our daily life. But is it possible to apply this idea to software development? I think yes. Sustainable Service Design is a practical approach to design and implement software services with a great level of reuse both at technical and business levels. It is based on the . . . → Read More: Sustainable Service Design
At the upcoming BiPRO day on 11.June 2013 I am going to give a presentation introducing the most important standards in the area of web service security. The aim is to show the purpose of the standards and how they work together to create secure and interoperable message based web service solutions.
About BiPRO . . . → Read More: Web Service Security on BiPRO Day
(Automated) business processes evolve over time! And they usually evolve faster than IT systems do. So how can business process changes be delivered to the users quickly?
Let’s look at an example: Assume we have a process for vacation planning for the staff of a large company. Initially the process was automated based on the . . . → Read More: Business Process Evolution and Versioning
Are you interested to know how to combine process management, agility and Open Source software? Then the roadshow Agile Process Management with Open Source is for you. It is going to take place in several German cities during autumn 2012. I am going to present ways to achive efficiency in the area of process automation . . . → Read More: Agile Process Management with Open Source
Sometimes business process automation (BPA) is described as the silver bullet to improve agility and time to market. Especially large vendors spend huge amounts of marketing budget to promote their BPM tool suites, “360 Degree”- and “Zero Code”-approaches.
But why does BPM increasy agility? Is it really easier to adapt processes to business changes if . . . → Read More: Agility through Business Process Automation?
My latest article Polyglot Workflows with Activiti and Silverlight has been published in the current issue of JavaSPEKTRUM. After losts of theory in form of articles and conference sessions, I thought it would be a good idea to present a real example. The Activiti engine is an interesting product in the area of BPM. If . . . → Read More: Polyglot Workflows with Activiti and Silverlight
Over the last decade I have seen many software solutions. Some excellent and some really bad ones. But most solutions were somewhere in the middle. They just did what they were supposed to do.
But is this really good enough? I don’t think so. Especially today where time to market is critical and the budgets . . . → Read More: Core Values of Great Software
There are three major challenges in using BPMN 2.0 as a holistic (360°) approach to Business Process Management (BPM):
Semantic Alignment BPMN like all other high-level process languages is context agnostic. This is good, as it allows a wide adoption throughout the industry. On the other hand it means that it does not explicitly express . . . → Read More: Three challenges of BPMN 2.0
After working with Domain Specific Languages (DSL) implemented in Groovy and Java, I did the same on the .NET platform. If you are wondering how to create DSLs using .NET, the tutorial Implementing a Domain Specific Language on .NET might be interesting for you.
I dropped some of my recent articles about SOA, BPM and DSL on the server.
You can read them here: Domänenspezifisches Sprachen mit Groovy SOA Transformation (Teil 1) SOA Transformation (Teil 2) Open Source SOA