• From Project to Program: Building your Rockstar...

    How to create a rockstar project team by playing to individual strengths, and fostering internal collaboration

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  • How we automatically keep our Documentation Screenshots...

    When you open the Camunda User Guide, you’ll see that there are many screenshots explaining the different functions and options the product offers. We hope that you, as a user, find those screenshots helpful. But for us as developers, creating and keeping those screenshots up to date has always been a pain. https://unsplash.com/photos/dDppsuM_UpE At the time of writing, the user guide for Camunda Optimize contained 94 screenshots. And with every release we add more functionality, which means the number of screenshots continuously grows. When we change the look of buttons or add a new section to the header, we need to update every screenshot that has a button or header in it. In practice, this meant we were manually recreating every...

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  • Migrating process BPMN from IBM BPM to...

    If you’re thinking you can export BPMN from IBM expecting to be able to open it in Camunda Modeler you might be in for a surprise. As has been discovered, IBM BPMN exports do not include diagram information that tools like Camunda Modeler use to render a diagram. In this tutorial we’ll step you through two approaches taking advantage of utilities developed by our consulting team to help you create a complete diagram that can be opened and viewed not only in Camunda Modeler but in any BPMN compliant design tool.

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  • End-To-End Workflow Automation with RPA and Camunda BPM

    There’s no shortage of hype around RPA (Robotic Process Automation), and you don’t have to take our word for it: in a July 2017 report, Gartner declared RPA to be at the peak of the so-called Hype Cycle. RPA’s underlying value proposition is indeed compelling. The automation of tedious, manual tasks trapped inside legacy software systems with no API provides enterprises with measurable benefits. Employees can spend less time and energy on low-value work and focus on strategic projects instead. At Camunda, our area of expertise is workflow automation. Camunda BPM, our business process management platform, powers critical workflows for more than 200 enterprise customers, and the open-source edition of the platform is downloaded thousands of times each month. Many...

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