Over the past 10-15 years, we have developed multiple platforms for model-driven applications. Flexible, emergent, human-centered Business Process Management (BPM) systems for knowledge intensive project work is a main focus, but we have also developed model-driven portals and collaboration environments, extensible information architectures, model-driven forms and other user interfaces, visualization services, access control, product design support etc. This article introduces key concepts for model-driven applications.

This blog tries to explain Active Knowledge Modeling (AKM). This approach differs from UML, Microsoft Oslo and similar frameworks in that it starts with the business knowledge of people, rather than the program and data structures of the computer. AKM requires a new way of representing knowledge as visual models, where complex, rigid, software-oriented languages are replaced by simple and agile domain concepts. Read the rest of this entry »