Service orchestration

  • October 19, 2010 19 Oct'10

    Web services standards and requirements

    30 year IT veteran Tom Nolle discusses heavyweight WS standards and how they play into application development for new technologies like the iPad.

  • July 15, 2010 15 Jul'10

    BPEL, ready for people: Integrating Web services and human processes

    BPEL and BPMN have become closely integrated and are enabling the automation of business processes that involve not only Web services, but people processes as well.

  • February 03, 2010 03 Feb'10

    Tools emerging for integration and orchestration of BPM with SOA

    Many enterprises used BPM to justfiy investment in SOA. Accordingly, the large SOA players have been building out BPM solutions as part of their middleware stacks.

  • July 13, 2009 13 Jul'09

    Software AG mounts tender offer for IDS Scheer

    Software AG made an offer to buy IDS Scheer, which specializes in Business Process Management (BPM). Software AG said it signed a contract with founder August-Wilhelm Scheer and former long-time managing director Alexander Pocsay relating to the ...

  • July 07, 2009 07 Jul'09

    Fusion 11g integrates BEA technology, but whither OSGi?

    Ovum Analyst Tony Baer gives Oracle good marks for comprehensive integration of BEA's WebLogic, but he wonders about an apparent lack of suite-wide OSGi framework integration.

  • June 29, 2009 29 Jun'09

    Software AG releases webMethods 8.0 with added BI service repository

    Software AG rolls out a new version of the webMethods server. It includes a Business Service Repository. With this and other moves, Software AG has set better collaboration between development and the business as a goal.

  • April 22, 2009 22 Apr'09

    Java side of Sun seen strengthened by Oracle buy

    Sun Microsystem's Java assets may have more room to grow under its new Oracle umbrella, viewers suggest. Still, others voice concern about MySQL, the open source database that would join database giant Oracle's portfolio if its $7.4-billion merger ...

  • March 04, 2009 04 Mar'09

    Fiorano solves SOA implementation challenge

    Fiorano Software released SOA Platform 9, the latest version of its real-time business software, designed to significantly improve SOA implementation from development to final production.

  • March 04, 2009 04 Mar'09

    Active Endpoints, Seros in deal to orchestrate BPM and push SOA

    Active Endpoints recently announced a deal that sees Seros, a provider of consulting and pre-integrated open-standards based Web services software, offering Active Endpoints' ActiveVOS as its core technology for orchestration. The partnership seeks...

  • January 23, 2009 23 Jan'09

    The business side has silos too

    If the business side has silos too, what is an enterprise architect to do? Highly effective enterprise architect need to influence business stakeholders to see the overall benefit in a change in behavior, said SOA Consortium's Brenda Michelson.

  • January 12, 2009 12 Jan'09

    SOA goes beyond 'rip, replace, repeat'

    The essence of SOA is to find ways to work conceptually at a level above these technology 'blips' so that we are not constantly ripping and replacing software.

  • January 07, 2009 07 Jan'09

    New year - same old SOA tempests?

    With 2009 still new, the SOA space continues to resemble a tea pot, one in which tempests are always blowing. Up for your consideration: The idea that 'SOA is dead.'

  • December 15, 2008 15 Dec'08

    Gartner AADI Summit: SOA going into 2009

    While there were plenty of takes on what SOA is at this year's Gartner's Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2008 in Las Vegas, the idea that 'one SOA fits all' may be fading.

  • November 03, 2008 03 Nov'08

    Services reuse drives ROI for SOA, survey finds

    Software component reuse is catching on and paying off, said the head of Evans Data, which recently surveyed developers on their SOA project experiences.

  • October 30, 2008 30 Oct'08

    Microsoft Oslo at PDC: Dial 'M' for modeling language

    Microsoft's Oslo SOA modeling initiative gained clarity at the Professional Developers Conference this week with the unveiling of the "M" modeling language and a more definitive description of its component parts and relationship to .NET Framework ...