Posts Tagged "Open Source"

A BrazosOpen Primer

[Editor’s note: Ryan Johnston is a solution architect on more than one BPM platform, and leads our business development activities for open source BPM solutions. As a fan of open source systems, he was a big advocate of BrazosOpen –

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For Release: BP3 Announces Release of BrazosOpen

We’re excited to announce the latest product from BP3 – BrazosOpen.  Designed for the open source market, BrazosOpen brings the ability to create beautiful UIs to open source software. BP3 Announces Release of BrazosOpen BP3 (http://www.bp-3.com), leaders in business process

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BP3 announces BrazosOpen Beta Program

BP3 is pleased to announce the beta availability of BrazosOpen for Activiti. BrazosOpen brings the industry leading user experience technology of Brazos UI for IBM BPM to open source platforms such as Activiti and Camunda.  First announced at last year’s

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Open Source and Making Money

“It’s hard to make money when you give the shit away” – Dave Kellogg Dave Kellogg wrote a great blog post on the subject of making money in open source, and how challenging it is.  He chose the Hortonworks S-1

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The Experience versus the Expert, Part I

There’s an ongoing debate between “open” and “closed”.  Chris Dixon has written what I consider the most thoughtful blog on the subject, as it relates to phones and desktop PCs, which I referenced here. This argument seems to come up

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Universal Translators, Open Source, and BPMN 2

Bruce Silver has recently posted his latest efforts to perform BPMN model interchange.  It has been a recurring theme on his blog, BPMN 2.0 and its potential for interchange, as well as XPDL’s capacity for interchange.  Recently Bruce went on

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Alfresco's Business Case for Activiti

A couple of posts from Alfresco personnel about the launch of Activiti hit the wires over the last day or two. First, John Newton explains why Alfresco was interested in getting involved in the Activiti project: Activiti emerged from our

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Will Open Source Software Meet the Challenge? Activiti Enters the Ring

When I worked for a BPM software vendor, I often told people that I wasn’t too worried about open source software because BPM is a different animal than many other software categories-  user experience is critical;  the problem-space is wide,

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Ismael’s Advice to Competitors: Use our BPEL Engine!

Thanks to Sandy’s blog post, I’ve once again been pointed to an interesting post in a blog I didn’t have in my Google reader (I’ve now added it!  thanks again Sandy!), in which Ismael Ghalimi gives unsolicited advice to the

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