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Joget Developer Campaign Mascot

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Jack asked to come up with a community badge for a Joget Workflow developer event that we are currently organizing where local and overseas students can participate via Joget community. He wants us to have a campaign mascot the way other similar events have, and one that we can use for all of Joget’s developer programs. The campaign mascot will appear on event registration forms, mechanics literature, etc.



Before setting out to do any work, I did some online reading on campaign mascots such as Olympic 2012 and a very useful article I found, 31 Mascots And How They Help The Brand.

Actually, I had already designed a mascot for Joget much earlier on. It had a smack of Transformers and Robo-Get!



I followed it up with another, this time in 3D and portraying a more aggressive appearance, its head identical to the shape and color of the Joget logo. The figure looks like he is ready to throw in a shot in any battle -- very, very symbolic of our Joget Team’s fighting spirit!



Jack gave a nod to…

When Good is Not Enough

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It's hard not to agree that Joget Workflow's look-and-feel is aesthetically pleasing, in addition to shipping great codes to the open source space. To continuously keep up with the "simplicity" design goal, we continuously examine and improve user experience by enhancing the user interfaces.

One of the recent examples, is the improvement in navigating between Form Builder, Datalist Builder and Userview Builder. This recent enhancement is committed in the latest snapshot of v3 Beta code-base, and will be available in the final release of v3.

The Problem

In v3 Beta, if we continuously edit and design the forms, data lists and userviews, chances are, we will most likely end up with a couple of tabs opened in the browser; and it could be many.



This affects the user experience, navigating between the builders and forms eventually resulted in cluttered tabs.

The Solution

Now, 3 nifty quick-navigators are placed into Form Builder, Datalist Builder and Userview Builder. Each n…

Joget Workflow Sets a Significant Milestone in China

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I've just came back from Shanghai last night, and over the weekend, our first Accredited Partner in China is officially established via strategic collaboration. Rome was not built in a day though, we have been communicating through email conversations since 3 months ago; but the process turns out to be very fruitful!

Shanghai Valuprosys Technology (上海维略信息科技), the new certified implementation partner, is a team of open source business solutions provider based in one of the most populous cities of China. A lean startup, SVT's team comprises of project managers, functional consultants and technical developers who are experienced in the ERP and logistics domains. They are also geared with more than 5 years of solution implementation experience with IBM, Oracle and Ultimus products.



Stepping into China with significant traction, is one of our goals of this year, and I'm glad we have done it in half a year! Just the right timing with another 2 quarters to get Joget Workflow imple…

The Joget House, Silicon Valley, USA

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We started our base in the US sometime 9 months ago (the time it takes to conceive a child), and have since been telling ourselves that we need a better place where our Jogetians can come over and stay for several weeks without worrying about hotel bills … a place where they can just code, train, convert adopters, and do the cool things we only read about (like in US cool companies like Google) without breaking the bank account.

Now how was that going to be possible?

I guess when we found out about how depressed the housing market is and the fact that there are global banks (like HSBC) willing to finance borrowings outside the US, we became very eager to find out how we can work around those two circumstances to let the Joget House happen. After all, we were affording Mike’s rent and the small cubicle in PnP by a whisker!

We soon realized that Mike’s and PnP’s rent put together amounted to the mortgage payments, and with that resolved, we started thinking of how to come up with the rest…

Why The Application-Centric Design in Joget Workflow v3?

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Our previous blog post, Sneak Preview of Joget Workflow v3, has gotten a lot of attention from Joget Workflow adopters as well as industry watchers in the BPM space. Many people are surprised with the application-centric approach that we are pursuing, but at the same time, the comments and feedbacks we have received have been very encouraging!

Why The Application-Centric Design?



We have learnt a lot in the 19 months since the public release of v1.0. Based on observing numerous implementations of Joget Workflow, we were able to gather a couple of interesting facts:
Process automation is just part of the implementation use case. Most of the time, what a customer actually needs ultimately, is an application.Process automation is just part of the implementation use case. A customer also needs reports in tabular format and the ability to easily export the records.As Joget Workflow's design goal heads towards maximal "simplicity", it doesn't make sense for us not to address t…

What Are We Brewing for Joget Workflow v3?

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It's no longer a secret that the Joget Workflow development team is driving the project at full throttle to release version3 Beta. Joget Workflow v3 will mark a very significant milestone: to realize the ultimate goal of Joget Workflow being an application builder.

“Why limit your imagination to just process automation, when you can build an app?”Recently, the most frequently asked question among the Joget Workflow community is, "What's new in Joget Workflow v3?" Here's a sneak preview to draw your interest ;)

App-Centric

In Joget Workflow v3, the design focus is enhanced from process-centric to app-centric.



In other words, we no longer confine ourselves to just creating processes; we now create a web application that contains multiple processes! For example, a CRM application can be made up of Pre-sales Process, Customer Support Process, Lead Management Process, etc.

CRUD and Datalist

When we talk about building an application, what are the most commonly needed UI com…

Next Stop: PIKOM SME Business Success with ICT Series 2011

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Our Joget team will be on the move again, this time to promote Joget Workflow in various locations around Malaysia under PIKOM's SME Business Success with ICT Series 2011, starting with Sunway Carnical Convention Centre in Seberang Jaya, Penang tomorrow, 2 pm to 5:45 pm.


Catch us at 4:45pm when we speak about how you can "Automate Your Business Processes using Open Source Software".

See you there!

Joget Workflow Unveiled to the Emiratis at the MSE 2011 Abu Dhabi

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For the second consecutive year, our Joget team joined the MATRADE's expedition to the Middle East in the Malaysia Services Exhibition 2011. The exhibition was held in Dubai the previous year.



Her Highness Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE's Minister of Foreign Trade, together with the Honorable YB Dato Mustapa Mohammed officiated the event at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).

Held under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade, the exhibition is supported by the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and calls for business comities of Malaysia and UAE to enhance their strategic alliances.

MSE 2011 was held alongside Cityscape and Citybuild 2011, one of the region’s largest annual property and construction events.



The exhibition hall featured spacious walkways and discussion areas at strategic locations.



This is our booth! Clean and clear cut, it typifies the simplicity of Joget Workflow works!



Our Business Development VP, George, is seen here talking to …