Category Archives: business process

Extracting business rules out of Java – An MDE approach

Valerio Cosentino presented in the RuleML Symposium held in conjunction with ECAI 2012 (20th biennial European Conference on Artificial Intelligence) his work on the extraction of the business rules embedded in (Java) code (joint work with IBM France) Below, the abstract and the slides he used. The full paper is available here. The goal of

BPMN Composer tool


Today we have a guest post by Yves Yang introducing his tool BPMN Composer (“The Modeler that is 100% BPMN 2.0″). Enter Yves: BPMN is a standard initiated in the early 2000s by a group called Business Process Management Initiative (BPMI), which has now merged into the OMG. The initial objective was to deal with

Top 10 posts on business process modeling in the ARIS community (including mine)

SOME TIME ago I wrote a blog post FOR the Aris community (digital home OF ALL ARIS AND BPM geeks around the world) discussing the importance OF modeling the social aspects OF sofware processes .

Modeling social aspects of (software) processes

CHECK the blog post I´ve written FOR the ARIS Community blog (digital home OF ALL ARIS AND BPM geeks around the world) discussing the importance OF modeling the social aspects OF sofware processes.

Adding to the confusion: UML Profile for BPMN

Since the OMG added BPMN to its catalog of Business Modeling and Management Specifications I was wondering how OMG would deal with the clear overlapping between BPMN and UML activity diagrams (there are some differences in their semantics but roughly speaking both can be used to model the same).

Activiti BPM suite

Activiti IS an OPEN source business process management AND workflow system that includes a BPMN 2.0 process engine FOR Java.

Physical Mobile Workflows

LAST week I had the honor TO be part OF the jury that evaluated the PhD Thesis OF Pau Giner ON
Automatic the Development OF Physical Mobile Workflows” using a model-driven approach.

Roughly speaking, Physical mobile workflows are enhanced business processes that may include as workflow activities tasks resulting from the interaction of mobile devices with the physical environment.

Oryx – a web-based and wave-based BPMN editor

Via Neil Ernst I discover Oryx a web-based BPMN editor.

With Oryx, it IS possible TO CREATE AND share BPMN models. You can also discuss AND improve it within the same working environment.

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