Tom Baeyens, of JBoss jBPM fame, published a great overview of BPM's past and possible future in his article: Process Component Models: The Next Generation In Workflow ? over at InfoQ.
Check it out!
Every so often I come across a blog entry that makes my own attempts to put my thoughts in writing seem pathetically inadequate. Stevey's Blog Rant: Execution in the Kingdom of Nouns is one such entry.
Stevey's position is that Object Only Languages are silly... at least that's how I sum up his blog.
I couldn't agree more, and I couldn't have said it better... I've tried several times:
NetBeans (6.1) Page Flows may be a small step towards Model Driven development: Read more here.
I've had a surprisingly difficult time conveying my own definition of "Iterative Development" in the context of BPM development. If you are interested in such things, please take a look at my other blog for an explanation via analogy....