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Mastering jBPM6

By : Simone Fiorini, Arun V Gopalakrishnan
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Mastering jBPM6

By: Simone Fiorini, Arun V Gopalakrishnan

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Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Mastering jBPM6
About the Authors
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The business activity monitor (BAM) provides the tools to build out of the system, customizable KPI, which are useful for the management staff in taking proactive decisions. The term was defined by Gartner Inc. ( and refers to the real-time aggregation, analysis, and representations of the enterprise data (possibly relating it to the system stakeholders and the customers).

The BAM's target is to produce (near) real-time information about the status and the outcome of the operations, processes, and transactions of a jBPM business system; this supports the corporate management staff in taking reactive decisions (Decision Support System (DSS)), and it helps staff to identify critical areas (possible sources of problems).

Examples include the following:

  • Enterprises with a JIT production business model must constantly monitor their manufacturing and procurement processes and relate them to incoming orders and business providers...