Service orchestration

  • October 26, 2007 26 Oct'07

    SOA management requires smart choices - Forrester

    Architects have many choices when it comes to SOA management, which is still immature and blurred with SOA governance, advises Randy Heffner, vice president at Forrester Research.

  • October 25, 2007 25 Oct'07

    SOA-based monitoring system targets energy conservation

    Connectgaia, an SOA-based monitoring system that provides two-way real-time communication between electricity providers and their customers, promises to promote conservation and fight global warming.

  • October 22, 2007 22 Oct'07

    SOA needs BPM, BI and Web 2.0 - Forrester

    SOA needs a shot of B3 – BPM, BI and business rules – to create dynamic business applications that architects "design-for-people, build-for-change," says Forrester Research.

  • October 16, 2007 16 Oct'07

    SOA vendor hype exceeds reality, analyst finds

    Despite vendor hype around SOA, the reality among IT professionals is that the term is ill-defined and the benefits not clearly documented, according to an Info-Tech Research analyst.

  • October 15, 2007 15 Oct'07

    Oracle/BEA fusion would rock SOA vendor landscape

    Oracle Corp.'s announced plan to buy BEA Systems Inc. appears to be a less friendly transaction today than it did on Friday, but it could transform SOA tools marketplace, analysts say.

  • October 12, 2007 12 Oct'07

    Is SOA becoming ubiquitous?

    SOA is becoming less of a technology buzzword, but even if SOA is becoming invisible, it is still seen as the enabler for most of the hot new buzzwords.

  • October 10, 2007 10 Oct'07

    SOA stuck with complex tools?

    SOA adoption is stuck because tools are too difficult for the average coder to work with, says Mark Taber, new CEO of Active Endpoints, Inc., who urges a simpler approach to tooling.

  • October 04, 2007 04 Oct'07

    IBM exec: Don't repeat SOA worst practices

    In part 2 of our Q&A interview with Sandy Carter, vice president for SOA and WebSphere strategy at IBM, she suggests that the best way to learn to do service-oriented architecture (SOA) is by trying it in a low risk simulated environment. When it ...

  • October 03, 2007 03 Oct'07

    What IBM learns about SOA from its customers

    In the first part, of this Q&A interview with Sandy Carter, vice president for SOA and WebSphere strategy at IBM, she discusses the lessons Big Blue is learning from its customers and how it is incorporating those into best practices to advance ...

  • October 01, 2007 01 Oct'07

    Software AG unveils new CentraSite for SOA governance

    Software AG has put together a new SOA governance product fusing its original CentraSite registry/repository, which it built with Fujitsu, with the Infravio XRegistry it acquired with its purchase of webMethods.

  • September 27, 2007 27 Sep'07

    Best practices for a quality SOA business case

    The SOA business case has got to put the accent on the business benefits rather than on the technology, analysts say.

  • September 25, 2007 25 Sep'07

    Common SOA portal mistakes and how to avoid them

    Burton Group analyst Craig Roth, author of a new Enterprise Portal Reference Architecture Template, offers dos and don'ts for organizations contemplating investing time and money into adding an enterprise portal to their service-oriented ...

  • September 21, 2007 21 Sep'07

    Who owns the SOA business case?

    When you ask who is going to own the business case for service-oriented architecture (SOA) projects, the answers provided by analysts and experts makes it clear that it's not clear.

  • September 19, 2007 19 Sep'07

    The first word in CEP for SOA is 'complex'

    There is agreement that complex event processing (CEP) is an important component of service-oriented architecture (SOA), but vendor approaches vary.

  • September 17, 2007 17 Sep'07

    GlassFish tuned for enterprise scale SOA performance

    Today's release of GlassFish V2 open source Java EE 5 app server offers a high performance, scaleable alternative to commercial products for SOA implementations, according to Sun Microsystems Inc.