• July 15, 2010 15 Jul'10

    BPEL, ready for people: Integrating Web services and human processes

    BPEL and BPMN have become closely integrated and are enabling the automation of business processes that involve not only Web services, but people processes as well.

  • April 15, 2009 15 Apr'09

    Co-evolution of BPMN and BPEL drives BPM in SOA settings

    The SOA industry often likes to pit standards against each other in 'standards wars.' The Business Process Modeling Notation and the Business Process Execution Language seem to be a case where co-evolution and collaboration seem to be the rule.

  • December 16, 2008 16 Dec'08

    UML modeler includes BPMN support

    UModel V2008 Release 2 added support for Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) to the UML support already featured in UModel. The tool can serve for re-engineering services.

  • December 02, 2008 02 Dec'08

    BPM Special Report: What you model is what you monitor

    Business analysts and other line-of-business role players may increasingly build the models for new-generation Business Process Management applications. In some instances, good BPM modeling results help make the business case for SOA. Still, some '...

  • September 24, 2008 24 Sep'08

    Verizon uses BPEL app to cut down on code, check for fraud, and go green

    Verizon Wireless employed Oracle BPEL Manager with a rules engine to study call patterns. That led to a reduction in lines of Java code for an app that provides fraud detection teams with better information for decision making. It also used less ...

  • September 10, 2008 10 Sep'08

    Visual orchestration tool addresses event processing and SOA

    A tool for enterprise architects, business analysts and Java developers includes an integrated engine for complex-event processing. Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN), Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) and WS-Human Task standards are...

  • July 15, 2008 15 Jul'08

    SOA, BPEL working on the railroad

    Commuter trains in the San Francisco, California area will soon be issuing tickets from a new SOA-based ticketing system, which combines BPEL, wireless handheld devices and a legacy data center.

  • July 09, 2008 09 Jul'08

    UML and SOA the Microsoft way

    Microsoft plans support for UML in its planned Oslo platform for model-driven SOA, but is not basing its new tools on that modeling language, explains Burley Kawasaki.

  • May 15, 2008 15 May'08

    Oracle links SOA, data services, BI and BAM

    Oracle Corp., originally a database vendor, now includes data services, business intelligence (BI) and business activity monitoring (BAM) in its service-oriented architecture (SOA) suite. Those were the topics of this conversation with Duncan Mills,...

  • April 03, 2008 03 Apr'08

    Online real estate SOA moves into BPEL

    At Move Inc., an online real estate services provider, BPEL is being used in the integration of legacy systems and new CRM and ERP products as the first step in an incremental "pragmatic SOA" implementation.

  • March 25, 2008 25 Mar'08

    BPMN linking business and IT for BPM/SOA

    The oft stated SOA goal of bringing together business and IT to work on applications is being realized by users of the BPMN, argues Ismael Ghalimi, a leader in its development.

  • March 24, 2008 24 Mar'08

    BPEL4People and WS-HumanTask get reference implementation

    Although BPEL4People and WS-HT aren't fully ratified standards, Active EndPoints Inc., one of the leaders of the standards effort, is incorporating them into its new tools for BPM and SOA design and development.

  • December 03, 2007 03 Dec'07

    Las Vegas bets on BPEL

    BPEL-based applications are being used by the City of Las Vegas to reduce the bureaucratic paper work at its water treatment facility.

  • November 15, 2007 15 Nov'07

    Oracle showcases its SOA standardization

    Standards and specifications promoting a service-oriented approach to application integration in heterogeneous environments took center stage at Oracle OpenWorld this week.

  • November 12, 2007 12 Nov'07

    Financial firm leverages SOA reuse for mobile services

    Services reuse in an SOA makes it possible for Synovus Financial Corp. to extend Windows applications to Internet banking and mobile devices.