Continued to hold its ground as the leader of BPM-focused providers. Strengthened its position by beefing up its integration suite.

The Graph Oriented Programming in JBoss’ jBPM is considered similar to that used in Microsoft’s Windows Workflow Foundation, introduced later. Where Microsoft follows…

Did some stirring up of its own in the BPM industry with the addition of Workflow Foundation to Windows Vista.

In June, combined its BPM efforts with those of the Business Process Management Initiative (BPMI.org) to take the lead for all major vendors in the segment.

Gained ground in BPM segment by leveraging its ubiquitous database and PeopleSoft solutions. For proof, just Google Oracle and BPM.