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  • Jeff Papows in at SOA governance house WebLayers

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 13 Jan 2009
  • Industry veteran Jeff Papows will take the helm at WebLayers, the Cambridge, Mass.-based maker of SOA governance policy enforcement and automation software.The move comes at the same time the ...

  • New AmberPoint suite links to WCF and Dublin

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 12 Jan 2009
  • Last month Microsoft re-confirmed aspects of its BizTalk server roadmap, which includes a specialized Windows ‘SOA’ server known as ‘Dublin.’ Included in the announcement was word of ESB and SOA ...

  • Capt’s log: IBM closes deal to purchase optimization house iLog

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 07 Jan 2009
  • IBM has closed the deal to purchase established logistics and optimization software vendor iLog. The purchase, at a price now estimated at $340 million, was originally announced last July. iLog ...

  • I unit test, therefore I am

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 06 Jan 2009
  • Unit testing is one of the essential elements that arose along with the agile design movement. Any self respecting developer now does unit tests, or at least the developer tells the architect that ...

  • If one SOA succeeds is SOA still dead? What if it succeeds and fails?

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 06 Jan 2009
  • With all the blog enabled scuttlebutt ‘failed SOA,’ it is interesting to look at a SOA success story, albeit one that failed. Read on, Grasshopper! Midwestern bank NationalCity employed a SOA-based ...

  • Web services to turn on televisions

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 05 Jan 2009
  • Word out of this year’s Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas is that Yahoo will be making a Widget Development Kit (WDK) available to developers on a limited basis. The kit helps developers create ...

  • Microformats for fast REST APIs?

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 29 Dec 2008
  • Microformats have been described as a set open data format standards for structured blogging and web content publishing. They have been tried out, for example, in the realm of XHTML. One tenet of ...

  • How Green was my SOA?

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 22 Dec 2008
  • As part of a large company-wide drive, IBM even promotes SOA as a play in the area of Green (energy-saving) computing. The company just released a so-called SOA Sandbox project online trial that ...

  • SoaML targets top-down, bottom up or meet-in-the-middle modeling

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 18 Dec 2008
  • Signs are beginning to appear pointing the way to SoaML, an OMG-backed specification meant to bring a new type of modeling capability to the service-oriented world. SoaML’s goal is to provide SOA ...

  • Bruce Silver on BPMN

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 16 Dec 2008
  • We have heard the story of aligning IT and development before, haven’t we? That the story is told over and over does not make it a bad story per se. Some stories bear retelling. If the details ...

  • Interoperability remains SOA bugaboo

    Heather Clancy 09 Dec 2008
  • Despite years of work on Web services standards, interoperability remains a bugaboo. Because of interoperability problems, service-oriented architecture is not as easy as it might be in the best of ...

  • Fowler on Registries: Something wiki this way comes

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 05 Dec 2008
  • Object expert, refactoring maven and all around software process guru Martin Fowler took a look at the notion of registries recently, particularly the notion of automated registry service look up. ...