Chapter 10. Managing Business Processes

Web services represent different elements of a business process. In this chapter, you will learn how orchestration, choreography, and collaboration techniques are used for composing web services into a business process. You will also see how you can apply Business Process Management (BPM) and B2Bi integration with web services. You will see examples of how WebLogic Integration (WLI) supports both BPM and B2Bi. Different organizations are working toward different specifications in BPM—OASIS on the Business Process Execution Language for Web Service (WS-BPEL or, for short, BPEL); JCP on Process Definition for Java (PD4J) and BPELJ, a combination of WS-BPEL and Java, JSR 208—Java Business Integration (JBI); ...

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