Welcome to BPEL XML.org.

This is the official community gathering place and information resource for the WS-BPEL OASIS Standard and related specifications. BPEL uses Web services standards to describe business process activities as Web services, defining how they can be composed to accomplish specific tasks. This is a community-driven site, and the public is encouraged to contribute content.

Consultants REQ: Sr. Oracle BPEL/SOA Developer

The Waadi Corporation seeks a Sr. Oracle BPEL/SOA Developer in Maple Shade, NJ. The project is 6 months and starts March 17, 2008. The resource must have multiple project experience integrating multiple legacy and Oracle environments and creating unified Oracle platforms. The ideal candidate must have over 7 years in BPEL and SOA programming.


Surveys Reflect on "The State of BPM in 2008"

In the past couple of weeks, two major reports on "The State of BPM in 2008" were published. The first one was based on a survey filled by 274 respondents and published by BPTrends.com. The second one was based on analyst reports, articles and a survey of customers and was published by BEA...BPTrends reports that a wide variety of process standards are being used by the respondents. BPMN shows the strongest momentum with 41% (from 22% in 2006) and BPEL showing a modest progression with 26% (from 23% in 2006).

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One of the many goings on at this week’s HR-XML technical meeting in Atlanta, was a “birds of a feather” on business process modeling and employee on-boarding. Of course, we know from past explorations of the topic, that BPM tools are great fit for employee on-boarding, background checks, and similar HR processes which mix calls to internal and external web services and require handling of relatively complex dependencies and logical branching. Microsoft’s John Evdemon, delivered a nice WS-BPEL overview at our Nashville meeting.

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DataDirect Middleware supports IBM system z10

DataDirect Technologies, a Progress operating company, has announced DataDirect Shadow mainframe-to-SOA integration support for IBM's new System z10 mainframe. DataDirect Shadow version 7 is claimed to be the only mainframe integration platform capable of diverting SOA and data workloads from IBM's general purpose mainframe processors to the more economical z specialty processing engines.

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ActiveVOS BPMS from Active Endpoints

ActiveVOS™ offers new levels of productivity for creating business process management (BPM) applications. The most complete, compatible and affordable BPM system, ActiveVOS breaks new ground in usability and productivity for the entire development team. In one easy to use product, development teams have at their disposal everything required to deliver end-to-end processes that combine human and automated processing.

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