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Leveraging Agile and Scrum on SOA and BPM projects
by Kris Nelson 2/12/15
Within our implementation framework at AVIO, we use an Agile methodology called Scrum.  We have found this to be a great fit for Oracle Fusion Middleware projects in the SOA, BPM and WebCenter space — especially when projects seek to improve or bring innovative new approaches to an organization.   If you are new to Agile and Scrum, check out this great video which covers some of the key concepts:  
BPM in 2015: The Year of the Customer
by Brandon Dean 2/4/15
BPM is the place where IT and the business meet. But what good is IT if the customer is unhappy? It doesn’t matter whether we’re talking about internal or external customers, a poor customer experience eventually means lost revenue—while a good experience means increased competitive advantage. So what does this have to do with BPM? And why are we talking about this now in 2015? Because this year brings increased convergence and focus on mobile technology, the cloud and business optimization that emphasizes the customer experience. There’s nothing earth shattering about these trends. What is changing the name of the game is the increasing relevancy of these trends to the customer experience.
BPM 12c - BPM Object Scripting Using Groovy
by Suyash Khot 1/29/15
Oracle BPM 12c has a new feature included that allows for BPM scripting using the Groovy language. This was missing in BPM 11g and is very similar to the feature that was available in BPM 10g that allowed for BPM scripting using its own scripting language - PBL (Process Business Language). There are two primary places you can use Groovy in 12c:
ESS Alerts: SOA Faults Are In The Hospital. Attention Please!
by Indu Bandi 1/28/15
Enterprise Scheduler Service (ESS) is a new component within Oracle SOA Suite 12c. It provides the ability to schedule SOA components or services, activate or deactivate polling adapters and to trigger fault alerts.
Five Tools for Debugging Oracle SOA Suite
by Adam Mead 1/22/15
Have you ever completed a software project and had nothing go wrong? Neither have I. Projects using Oracle’s SOA Suite are no different than Java projects and you will need to debug issues at some point. Here are five tools for debugging issues on Oracle SOA Suite: 1. Flow Trace and Audit Trail If you have an issue with a specific instance, or instances that follow a specific path, both the flow trace of the composite instance and audit trail of the component instances are extremely helpful. Flow traces and audit trails help you pinpoint a location to look in your code. You can look at the location of the error and step back through the flow trace and audit trail from that point to trace back to the cause of the issue.


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