MidPoint ditched workflow engine. Scandal! How dare they? IDM without a workflow engine? Blasphemy! Abomination! Workflow was a holly cow of provisioning for almost 20 years. Hordes of IDM systems were born (and died) with integrated workflow engine. From the cumbersome proprietary workflow engine of Waveset Lighthouse to the open source BPMN engine of Apache Syncope, workflow was a natural part of identity management. Except one pesky little detail: it does not make sense.
New year is here and with it there is a new energy and new plans. There is a lot that we plan for 2020. This year is going to be exciting.
MidPoint survey results are in. MidPoint users had the chance to express their opinions about midPoint development and thus influence the future of midPoint. And many users did that – and by doing so, they managed to change the course of midPoint development.
There are many new features in midPoint 4.0, code-named “Gutenberg”. Archetype functionality is one of the big new things. Archetypes allow to divide objects to a very fine types with customized look and behavior. However, there is almost infinite ways how to sort and present objects. Archetypes would not be enough on their own. Therefore there is a companion feature that is focused on customized grouping and presentation of objects: collections and view.
If you are interested in meeting the midPoint people and you are in reach of Vienna, you probably want to reserve few days in February 2020 to attend the TIIME Workshop and Unconference. We will be there with a whole one day of midPoint-related discussions.
MidPoint was a part of EU-Free and Open Source Software Auditing (EU-FOSSA2) bug bounty program. This was an unique experience in many ways. There were many surprises along the way and it was far from being easy. But we have gone through that and in the end it was extremely useful. It has made midPoint stronger and more secure.
Evolveum s.r.o. with CEO Igor Farinic, with a head office in Slovakia, Central Europe, has developed an open source software midPoint. People of Evolveum realize the importance of security and governance in administrating user’s identities. MidPoint represents efficient and innovative solution for organizations all over the world combining identity management and identity governance. Its uniqueness Read more about EVOLVEUM and NOMURA RESEARCH INSTITUTE enter strategic Partnership Agreement to offer midPoint, OSS software for delivering Identity Administration and Governance in Japan[…]