Service orchestration

  • September 13, 2007 13 Sep'07

    When all else fails, try SOA best practices

    For confused about SOA standards, tools and technologies, and not sure where to begin an implementation, you are not alone, say three analysts who specialize in SOA best practices.

  • September 11, 2007 11 Sep'07

    SOA Software joins Microsoft BizTalk ESB effort

    SOA Software announces a partnership with Microsoft to provide customized governance for the soon to be released BizTalk Server ESB Guidance toolkit.

  • September 07, 2007 07 Sep'07

    SOA for identity management is Concordia goal

    A service-oriented architecture (SOA) approach to identity management is seen offering a way to provide interoperability between SAML 2.0, Microsoft CardSpace and Verisign's OpenID.

  • September 06, 2007 06 Sep'07

    Make way for 'Guerrilla SOA'

    "Guerrilla SOA" is attracting the attention of analysts, who mostly have a positive take on its potential to get small focused SOA projects going, especially where corporate leadership for so-called Big SOA is lacking.

  • September 04, 2007 04 Sep'07

    Does SOA threaten developer jobs?

    Since service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a philosophy of business computing rather than a tool or technology, where do people fit in? And what do you do if they feel confused or threatened by the coming changes?

  • August 30, 2007 30 Aug'07

    SOA policy: Enterprise logic vs. application logic

    A metaphor from "The Simpsons" comes to mind when Miko Matsumura, vice president and deputy CTO for Software AG, talks about the future of service-oriented architecture (SOA) policy. He points to the episode opening where there is a car and at first...

  • August 29, 2007 29 Aug'07

    SOA policy beyond Java and .NET

    Refusing to join the debate over which is best for SOA development, Java or .NET, Miko Matsumura, vice president and deputy CTO for Software AG, says, "For service development, both platforms have a lot of good stuff." But looking beyond service ...

  • August 29, 2007 29 Aug'07

    Podcast: Why does the ESB matter in SOA?

    Mulesource CEO Dave Rosenberg discusses why he thinks enterprise service bus (ESB) is a critical piece of middleware for those pursuing an SOA strategy.

  • August 28, 2007 28 Aug'07

    Java versus Microsoft for SOA

    Is Java gaining the edge over Microsoft .NET in SOA development as a recent survey indicates? Two industry analysts offer contrasting views.

  • August 27, 2007 27 Aug'07

    SOA goes back to school

    With computer science enrollment dropping and education in software development lagging behind the emergence of service-oriented architecture (SOA), the College of Charleston is developing new curriculum to help fill the skills gap.

  • August 22, 2007 22 Aug'07

    Burton cautions architects on SaaS

    SaaS may be the ultimate form of SOA but a new Burton Group study cautions enterprise architects to proceed with care when considering bringing remotely hosted applications into their IT environment.

  • August 21, 2007 21 Aug'07

    Rail system builds SOA out from center of excellence

    For Railinc, which provides information through the U.S. railroad system, service-oriented architecture (SOA) begins with a center of excellence designed to integrate it into the company's business, information and technology architecture.

  • August 20, 2007 20 Aug'07

    SOA quality is job one

    Developing service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications without comprehensive lifecycle quality assurance is like building a house of cards, says ZapThink analyst Jason Bloomberg.

  • August 14, 2007 14 Aug'07

    Desktop Integration: The last mile for SOA

    Having the latest SOA, Ajax and Web 2.0 applications on your desktop doesn't mean they will be integrated, argues OpenSpan CEO.

  • August 09, 2007 09 Aug'07

    CTO views SaaS as the ultimate in SOA

    The relationship between service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Software as a Service (SaaS) is blurring in real world applications to the point that one CTO sees SaaS as the prime example of what SOA can be.