MidPoint follows several design principles. One from the main is flexibility. MidPoint will never push you to change your infrastructure or even your world perception. Quite the contrary, it will give you enough flexibility to model the surrounding world precisely as you seem fit. This principle is great and not-that-great at the same time. Obviously, Read more about MidPoint in Higher Education: Introduction[…]
Working from home became part of our life. Even if the measurements taken with current worldwide situation are less strict than before, some things are staying unreachable for now. One of them are conferences, even though some of them are adapting and transforming to online environment. The last one I managed to attend with Radovan Read more about A Throwback to TIIME 2019[…]
Open source is not a business model. This may sound like a strange statement from a founder of a successful company which is firmly based on open source. But it is true. Open source is not a business model. However, there are many ways how to build a business around open source software. […]
What can arise from cooperation of universities with IT companies? Great events like Live IT Projects providing dual education for students! Evolveum couln’t miss the chance to be part of it.
MidPoint user group meeting on TIIME Workshop in Vienna is getting close. TIIME is an unconference with a lot of variability and improvisation. Nevertheless, we have prepared some topics for discussions. We will start Monday morning with two presentations: The state of midPoint by Radovan Semančík. I will summarize recent releases development works and plans Read more about TIIME 2020 Topics[…]
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.
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.