As we reach the conclusion of Mastering jBPM6, traversing through the why, what, and how of jBPM, it becomes obligatory to discuss what the future holds. Of course, we are not foretellers, but when it comes to a technology that we use at the heart of our enterprise architecture and evangelize, we need to understand the place of this system in future computing.
The computing world is going through a brisk evolution, automation is the key and Internet of Things (IoT) is at the door, revolutionizing the world as we know it. In this short Appendix, we discuss the place of jBPM and the related technologies in the future, by detailing the following trends in computing:
Convergence of enterprise architectures