SOA Resources

  • November 22, 2011 22 Nov'11

    Who should manage BPM?

    Business process management can improve cross-functional business processes, accelerating and standardizing daily operations. Who should be responsible for managing and using BPM? How do you train and motivate employees to get the most out of BPM ...

  • November 02, 2010 02 Nov'10

    Q&A: Messaging middleware with Apache projects

    In this Q&A, Rob Davies discusses messaging middleware and the hurdles that many developers face as they first approach the subject. Davis is CTO of FuseSource and coauthor of the book "ActiveMQ in Action."

  • November 02, 2010 02 Nov'10

    SOA, semantics and services combine in DoD intelligence sharing effort

    Using textual analytics and natural language processing, Modus Operandi developed a service that analyzes and parses unstructured data and pulls out events or information. Article includes tips on SOA and semantics, SOA and data models, and an SOA ...

  • September 01, 2008 01 Sep'08

    SOA consulting services growing -- AMR

    Driven by a shortage of people with the skills needs to implement SOA, consultants are in a "high growth" industry, according to a recent report from AMR Research Inc.

  • September 01, 2008 01 Sep'08

    Forrester urges architects to adopt SOA-based BPM tools

    Enterprise architects are missing significant advantages if they ignore mature integration-centric BPM suites as part of their SOA development, according to a new Forrester Research report.

  • September 01, 2008 01 Sep'08

    SAP executive: Companies seek shield from SOA adoption

    Some SAP customers are looking to be "shielded" from adopting SAP's Enterprise Services Architecture approach, and are downright scared of the investments needed to build an open platform, according to Nils Herzberg, senior vice president of ...

  • September 01, 2008 01 Sep'08

    SOA starts with BPM at probe card manufacturer FormFactor

    FormFactor, a manufacturer of probe cards for integrated circuit testing, finds its own answer to systems integration in SOA and Web services.

  • July 11, 2007 11 Jul'07

    SOA standards WS-Policy, SCA and SDO advancing rapidly

    Emerging SOA standard WS-Policy 1.5 is a proposed recommendation at W3C, while technical committees form to standardize Service Component Architecture (SCA) and Service Data Objects (SDO) at OASIS.

  • April 25, 2007 25 Apr'07

    Web 2.0 lacks the business impact of SOA, Burton warns

    The hype around Web 2.0 is justified for devotees of MySpace and fans of wikipedia, but there is no good business model for its adoption by corporations, say analysts at the Burton Group.

  • March 14, 2006 14 Mar'06

    SAML declares victory, closes in on a billion IDs

    The Liberty Alliance estimates that it will issue more than one billion SAML federated identities before the end of the year and now claims it has become the de facto identity management standard for Web services.

  • January 09, 2006 09 Jan'06

    Burton: Put Web services security on front burner

    Burton Group report says WS-Security is "ready for prime time" and enterprises should start building a comprehensive plan that encompasses both transport- and application-level security.

  • December 19, 2005 19 Dec'05

    New XML firewall keeps watch on Web services

    Forum Systems' new XWall Web services firewall offers enterprises intrusion prevention, data integrity and access control capabilities.

  • December 19, 2005 19 Dec'05

    Web application, XML firewalls converge in one appliance

    NetContinuum and Forum Systems unite their flagship security products in one appliance that secures applications and XML Web services traffic.

  • December 15, 2005 15 Dec'05

    SOA standards searched for maturity in 2005

    A host of Web services transaction and security specifications designed to improve quality of service hit the standards track in 2005. Design and implementation specifications also arose and JBI caused a dust up among Java vendors.

  • December 07, 2005 07 Dec'05

    JBoss adds Arjuna transactions to SOA stack

    JBoss Inc. has acquired the proprietary Arjuna Transaction Service Suite with the plans of turning it into an open source offering and adding to the company's developing SOA platform.