We are pleased to announce that we have released a new version of the Activiti module. Activiti is a light-weight workflow and Business Process Management (BPM) Platform targeted at business people, developers and system admins. The Mule Activiti module allows you to control your Activiti instance from Mule as we shown here: Activiti + Mule part 1 and part 2.
One of the more common usages of Mule is as the integration piece of a larger SOA architecture. Mule has traditionally never attempted to offer a complete SOA suite/stack of products as some of its larger competitors do, but has rather focused on the thing it does best, which is integration. Other aspects of an SOA architecture (messaging backbone, data storage, governance, etc.) are generally provided by other best-of-breed solutions for those areas,
We are pleased to announce that MuleSoft has joined the Activiti BPM project; this is a much-needed initiative in the industry. While there are many BPM players out there (with more cropping up every day it seems), none of them focus on the gaping hole in the market. No process is an island. There seem to be so many scenarios a stand-alone BPM solution just isn’t suitable, yet BPM capabilities can be used in many different contexts.