Composability is a paradigm shift – Chris Keyser on The Architecture Journal

Chris Keyser the lead architect for Microsoft's Global ISV team wrote an article on the MSDN architecture Journal 10 on composite applications. the full article is here: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/arcjournal/bb266335.aspx He wrote business process application assembly capability will be demanded by end users. And this will have to be delivered. We will see vendors bringing these features …

TechEd 2006 Australia

At TechEd 2006 I saw the increased focus on workflows... there were many sessions covering windows workflow. Sharepoint, Biztalk and the dedicated workflow foundation sessions, all covered the different aspects. All in all it has opened many opportunities for the workflow technology in windows environments. developers now have better support for building workflow into their …

more basics

If we look at windows workflow foundations or WF as an example, the capabilty provided is mainly for developers. It is an API that will allow coders to leverage the unified workflow API for windows. There is some great tooling available from within VS.NET to support easy assembly of workflow maps. It has integration with …

the workflow wave

Microsoft will be embeding more and more WF based capabilities in to its product suite. We have seen the formal announcement for the BTS 2006 R2 where the Human workflow component in BTS will be implemented as WF. eventually, one would expect BTS2008/2010 will fully incorporate WF. However the BTS product is an EAI server. …

the basics

back to basics they say. So, what is Workflow? flow of work? my take is, it is typically a graphical map of activities connected to specify the order of things that happens in a business process. It also specifies who does it and what happens and the rules that drive it. from my coding background …