Chapter 6. Business Processes

A business process is not to be confused with workflow. We have already mentioned that a business process is a set of interrelated tasks linked to an activity. A workflow, on the other hand, is the way work gets done. It is dependent on the business process underneath it since workflow is driven by the process logic and routing rules.

Business Processes


Chapter 3, “Business Orchestration,” showed you how Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) has emerged as the standard for business processes. Chapter 4, “WebSphere Integration Developer,” discussed WID, the tooling used to create process artifacts and applications. Chapter 5

Get developerWorks Series WebSphere Business Integration Primer: Process Server, BPEL, SCA and SOA now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.