Oracle SOA/BPM – Searching and Reporting Using Process Payload

For searching business process instances using specific attributes from the payload, the regular way to do so when using the Oracle SOA Suite is by using mapped attributes (formerly known as flex fields).

Using mapped attributes is pretty straight-forward. You configure them in the Administration tab of the Workspace, and (more...)

Using JAXB for Manipulating Payload of Human Tasks in SOA Suite

In some cases you may want to manipulate the payload of a human task of an OPBM or BPEL process instance using JAXB. An example would be when you are using some other framework than ADF Faces for creating the UI, and you want to work with Java objects instead (more...)

DWM FT and Hyperion BPM Solution Workbench for Essbase Retired

As of December 2010, OUM provided full support - Estimating, Delivery, and Training - for Business Intelligence (BI) Custom engagements (including Hyperion Essbase). This support represented a major milestone in the evolution of OUM and enables BI Custom (including Hyperion Essbase) practices to transition from the legacy methods to (more...)

Use Cases or User Stories

When teaching use cases, a question that comes up now and then is what the difference is between a use case and a user story as used on agile projects. There is a lot to be found on the internet discussing this. Two useful references and a start for further (more...)

Old Methods Die, Long Live OUM!

Just wanted to let you know that the retirement of the following methods is planned for June 01, 2011:

* Oracle Data Warehouse Method Fast Track (DWM FT)
* Hyperion BPM Solution Workbench for Essbase Engagements