Business Process Management is an essential part of every web application. These webapplications can be anything like Portal, DMS, CMS, CRM or ERP. In the open source world,organizations are mostly selecting either Activiti BPM or JBPM. Here are the glimpse of featuresand comparison.Let us start with google trends, which show us popularity of both the products. Jboss jbpm is oneof the oldest product available in the market while Activiti BPM has launched somewhere in theyear 2010. However, if we can look at below chart, we can see that Jbpm is a true winner whileBPM comes into picture. But Activiti BPM is also taking its pace in the market slowly andgradually.
As per Google Trends
Jboss Jbpm is one of the popular BPM 2.0 tool in its category. While on other side, Activiti BPMEngine is one such light weight and easy to use for Java developers. In that respect, both have astiff competition on its success. The success claim comes with big difference between ActivitiBPM and Jboss jBPM will not be in the process engine, but which will be the more sophisticatedtool that we'll be able to build on top. Activiti is new but on its track to attract market and on pathto success as JBPM did once upon a time.
About JBPM v6
Jbpm has announced v6 launch in couple of weeks. People are eagerly waiting for new versionas most of the open source organizations has already tried working with jbpm v6 beta versionand expectation of people are going high and high. Let us have a look at new things coming upin Jbpm v6.Jbpm console: First time ever, Jbpm comes with user friendly UI to help system analyst andmanagers to design their own business processes using console. One can view, start andmodify through instance management UI.Runtime Manager New Guvnor repositoryDashboard: Through dashboard, one can look at all the processes with detailed report. It isexcellent features as report can be generated user wise.