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Community Network Blogs. Keith Swenson is one of the true superheroes of BPM, and a pioneer in the development of interoperability standards.

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Known for his stalwart defense of XPDL, he periodically feels called upon to insist that XPDL does not compete with BPEL... then usually adding that XPDL is actually better. But I've always felt that Keith obscures the real difference between XPDL and BPEL and their relationships to the "real" BPM standard, which is BPMN. The latest fracas started a couple days ago when Keith claimed victory in the non-war from the fact that 8 of the 12 vendors in the top 3 quadrants of the Gartner MQ support XPDL. Even though a number of those vendors also support BPEL, at least as an interchange format for automated fragments of the process, it is fair to say that vendor support for XPDL is probably more widespread than vendor support for BPEL.

So let's stipulate that, no problem. In other words, XPDL captures the diagram, while BPEL captures the process semantics. Implementation Agility and Methodology Adoption. Business Process Management (BPM) - Staying Within the Fringes: Ways to Reduce BPM Implementation Cost. Introduction During the last two years, there has been a reduction in IT budget due to the state of the economy.

Business Process Management (BPM) - Staying Within the Fringes: Ways to Reduce BPM Implementation Cost

Many decision makers in small and large organizations are concerned about the high cost and protracted development cycles of implementing business process management (BPM) solutions. In an attempt to adopt the latest cutting edge technology, BPM big-ticket capital expenditures usually results in delayed return on investment.

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Some sections may be missing, some information may be wrong, spelling and grammar may have to be improved etc. Use your judgment! Page created by Daniel K. Schneider, 7 January 2009Contributors: Daniel K. Schneider x137, Brad Hanks x5Last modified by Daniel K. 1 Introduction Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) is a graphical representation for specifying business processes in a workflow.

In this article we provide a short high-level overview, plus links and references. Let's have a look at a few definitions found in the literature and on the web: “The Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN) is a standard notation for capturing business processes, especially at the level of domain analysis and high-level systems design. “Business process models (BPM) are graphical representation of current or to-be business processes in an organisation.

Some BPMN tools can compile diagrams into other XML formats. Events. Oryx: WebHome. Oryx is an academic Open Source project that allows you to add your prototypes to a powerful process modeling infrastructure.

Oryx: WebHome

The project is mainly driven by the Business Process Technology research group at the Hasso-Plattner-Institute. Academic use & research The BPM Academic Initiative central hub for process modeling on the web The BPM Academic Initiative is run by academics in business process management and by Signavio, who provides the online platform for process modeling and analysis free of charge for academic use in research and teaching. The BPM academic initiative serves as a central hub for process modeling on the web for academics. To strengthen this role and to avoid redundant work, the Oryx online system will be discontinued from Sept 30, 2011.

Sign up to the academic platform Research prototypes Oryx is an open source business process management platform. Communities. List of top open source BPM / workflow solution. Every organization has their very own distinct business processes which differentiates them from their competitors.

List of top open source BPM / workflow solution

Some companies have predefined processes while some have processes which are defined by the employees themselves. Imagine what would happen if each customer support representative have their own way of managing a customer. Without a proper process in place, calls from customers can go unanswered and can be transferred endlessly. Lately, with the help of advance web based solutions, business processes and workflows can be managed through business process management (BPM) solutions. These solutions can be used to easily create applications automate processes such as: Change managementQuality controlCustomer serviceClaims managementComplaint managementProcurement There are many BPM / Workflow solutions out there. 1. Intalio Enterprise provides all the components required for the design, deployment, and management of the most complex business processes which includes 2.