Business process management (BPM) has been referred to as a “holistic management” approach to aligning an organization’s business processes with the wants and needs of clients. It promotes business effectiveness and efficiency while striving for innovation, flexibility, and integration with technology. BPM attempts to improve processes continuously. It can therefore be described as a “process optimization process.” It is argued that BPM enables organizations to be more efficient, more effective and more capable of change than a functionally focused, traditional hierarchical management approach.1
Bonita Open Solution combines three solutions in one: an innovative Studio for process modeling, a powerful BPM & Workflow engine, and a breakthrough user interface. Create process-based applications in a single day with Bonita Open Solution.
ProcessMaker Open Source BPM underlines Colosa’s continued R&D investment to develop and deliver the most economical business process management (BPM) solution on the market today. Many types of small to mid-sized organizations, business units, and departments are running their approval-based processes on ProcessMaker Open Source BPM.
CuteFlow is a webbased open source document circulation and workflow system. Users are able to define “documents” which are send step by step to every station/user in a list.
It’s an electronical way for doing (i.e. internal) document circulations. A document can be assembled from input fields of different types. The fields can be filled with values by the receiver of the document directly in the users E-Mail-Client. After a completed circulation you will have a completely filled document. Also attachments to the document are possible (i.e. for illustration material).
All operations like starting a workflow, tracking, workflow-definition or status observation can be done within a comfortable and easy to use webinterface.
Codi Process Engine (uEngine) enables Business process capitalization by
Activity type icons are categorized, can be added into a process model by drag & drop or mouse click, and their properties are set up on the property window.
uEngine process designer provides a Form editor.
Users can develop user-customized documents to be used at each step of a business process operation.
Data elements in one form may match to the process variables that it belongs or those in other forms.
Task performers who are not programmers can make them easily using default web-control objects; table, input, DB reference, calendar, and file upload.
Intalio|BPMS is the world’s most widely deployed Business Process Management System (BPMS). Designed around the open source Eclipse BPMN Modeler, Apache ODE BPEL engine, and Tempo WS-Human Task service developed by Intalio, it can support any processes, small or large.
Joget Workflow v3 is an open source web platform that simplifies the development of BPM and workflow apps. Drag and drop to design processes, forms, lists and front-end UI.
Unlike typical workflow engines, Joget Workflow allows IT professionals to turn their processes into a full-fledge workflow web application. With v3′s user friendly drag-and-drop user interface, developers are able to quickly design and prototype complex processes, easily create and map dynamic forms to process activities, combine forms and data listing into CRUD (create-read-update-delete) seamlessly; and assemble web UI components to create the final application front-end.
Orchestra is a complete open source BPM solution to handle long-running, service oriented processes. It provides out of the box orchestration functionalities to handle complex business processes. It is based on the OASIS standard BPEL (Business Process Execution Language).
1. Business process management, http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Business_process_management&oldid=524990217 (last visited Dec. 19, 2012).