The article is fairly favorable and provides a fairly quick overview of the BPEL 2.0 spec. Here's some of what's new in BPEL 2.0:
A more complete review of what's new is available in the wiki or you could have a look at the final spec.
The InfoWorld article includes a few quotes from Ron Schmelzer (ZapThink) criticizing BPEL for not supporting human workflows or choreographies. I like Ron and respect ZapThink's research, but the criticism he raises seem inappropriate - BPEL is not intended for any of the scenarios he raises.
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I am happy to state that BPEL is finally approved as an official OASIS standard. Its been a long time