One area where open source software providers seem to be doing quite well is business process management (BPM), a discipline that focuses on continuously improving business processes, while taking an outside-in, customer-centric perspective. Think of solutions like Colosa’s ProcessMaker, Intalio, and Alfresco Software’s Activiti. In addition, while Red Hat is expected to make major announcements
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to make major announcements about its BPM offering (based on the 2012 Polymita acquisition and the Drools business rules engine ), Bonitasoft has been for some time now posting stellar results. Bonitasoft is growing fast, with more than 2 million downloads, more than 600 customers, more than 100 employees, and a community of over 60,000 contributors (community members). Adding over 150 new customers per month and having its software downloaded every few seconds is not something to sneeze at.