Written by Robert M. Shapiro, Chairman of the WfMC XPDL Working Group, this 16-page report provides an overall of the role of business process model portability, specifically illustrating how XPDL enables serialization and portability of process designed using BPMN. Included are an explanation of the improvements to XPDL included in the version
2.1 release, as well as an illustration of process interchange using the popular email voting use case developed in BPMN.
Featured ResearchA Survey of Business Process Initiatives
Written by Nathaniel Palmer and published by Business Process Trends, "A Survey of Business Process Initiatives" features 33 pages of ground breaking research on the results of analyzing over 100 BPM deployment and business process. initiatives.Examined are BPM project success factors, Return On Investment (ROI) results, and the characteristics which determine whether BPM initiatives succeed or fail. Representing the results of over 6 months of research, this first-of-its-kind study offers one of the first real analyses of peformance rates and success indicators for business process initiatives.