The Spring 2013 edition of the IBM BPM Journal is full of in-depth information on IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) and IBM Operational Decision Manager (ODM). Topics include business modeling and process decomposition, how IBM BPM can choreograph complex activities, and an ODM golden topology and new Rule Governance design pattern that can improve ODM governance. More >
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- Get more value out of your business process by adopting a holistic perspective of business modeling
This article presents a multi-dimensional approach to developing an organic business process architecture, including scoping a modeling initiative, and techniques for business decomposition and process definition.
- Implementing advanced rule governance in IBM Operational Decision Manager (ODM)
This article introduces a rule-based Rule Governance design pattern that you can apply in IBM ODM to improve the agility and strength of Decision Center governance.
- Installing and configuring an IBM ODM golden topology
Learn how to choose and configure deployment topologies for IBM ODM in distributed environments. This article describes the highly available and scalable WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment environments, then introduces the IBM ODM server components and explains their characteristics and constraints.
- Case study: Invoice processing with IBM Business Process Manager
This two-part article series describes an IBM Business Process Manager V8.0.1 invoice processing solution that uses web services and Java integration to automate a process spanning multiple vendors and operational systems.
- Approaching continuous availability in WebSphere Process Server V7
Background, insights, and techniques for installing application updates and product fix packs in WebSphere Process Server V7 continuous availability environments.
- Migrating process instances in IBM Business Process Manager V8
When upgrading process applications with long-running processes, how do you manage old versions of the process that are already started? This article looks at migration options in IBM Business Process Manager V8, focusing on the in-flight migration option. It also shows you what to do when a running process is migrated and steps are left dangling.
- DFDL message modeling In WebSphere Message Broker
Learn how to use the new Data Format Description Language (DFDL) support in WebSphere Message Broker V8 to create, run, and test CSV and text messages.
- Adding power and flexibility to the WebSphere Service Registry and Repository (WSRR) subscription and notification framework
You can subscribe to objects in WSRR and be notified when these objects change. WSRR releases have added power and flexibility to the subscription and notification framework, and this article shows you how to use the new capabilities in WSRR V7.5 and V8.0.
- Automating endpoint WSDL creation with WSRR
This article uses a sample implementation to show you how to use the WSRR modification plug-in to copy endpoint WSDL documents that are loaded into WSRR, enabling you to automate the creation of environment-specific endpoint WSDLs.
- Aligning organizations for integrated system benefits with IBM PureApplication System
IBM PureApplication System can reduce the workloads of operations staff who build and maintain transactional web and database applications. This article shows you how to align skills and roles within an organization to realize the benefits of expert integrated systems.
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