BonitaSoft Launches “Pimp My Bonita” Open Source BPM Community Contest

04 Jan 2012 - Jeremy LIPP

Nominations being accepted for most creative BPM use cases from the 10,000+ members of the BonitaSoft open source community

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – January 4, 2012 – BonitaSoft, the leader in open source business process management (BPM), today announced a call for nominations for its inaugural “Pimp My Bonita” open source BPM community contest. Open to all 10,000+ members of the open source BonitaSoft community, the “Pimp My Bonita” contest is intended to showcase the most creative and innovative BPM use cases implementing Bonita Open Solution. The thriving BonitaSoft community already garners hundreds of open source contributions including connectors, example code, and sample applications.

The grand prize for the contest will be the winner’s choice of either U.S. $3,000 or a trip to BonitaSoft’s offices in Paris or San Francisco.

“Pimp My Bonita” participants can choose to enter six separate categories:

  • Best Process Model
  • Best BPMN 2.0 Implementation
  • Best Process-Driven Application
  • Best Add-On or Connector
  • Best Use of User Experience Portal
  • Most Creative Use of Bonita Open Solution

In addition to the grand prize, each category finalist will receive an autographed copy of noted BPM analyst Bruce Silver’s latest edition of his book, BPMN Method and Style, which features Bonita Open Solution, as well as a BonitaSoft t-shirt.

The judging panel for Pimp My Bonita consists of:

The BonitaSoft open source community has grown exponentially over the past several years, from a small BPM project to a thriving community with thousands of active contributors,” said Rodrigue Le Gall, BonitaSoft co-founder. “Bonita has been deployed across a wide array of BPM scenarios, and we’re excited to see the different projects our community members will choose to highlight with their submissions.”

To be eligible, submitters must have signed the BonitaSoft Contributor Agreement and be above the age of majority in the jurisdiction of their legal residence at the time of entry. Interested users can register at http://www.bonitasoft.org/blog/contests/pimp-my-bonita.

The contest will be open until March 15, 2012 and winners will be announced at www.bonitasoft.org.