Service orchestration

  • August 07, 2007 07 Aug'07

    Strategic SOA outpacing tactical Web services for ROI

    A new Aberdeen Group survey that tactical Web services implementations do not pay off as well as strategic SOA efforts validates other analysts and consultants' experience.

  • August 06, 2007 06 Aug'07

    REST 'ideally suited' for SOA-style data services – Burton

    Because REST makes data "a first class citizen" it is ideal for creating data services using resource-oriented architecture (ROA), the service-oriented architecture approach to information management, Burton Group says.

  • August 02, 2007 02 Aug'07

    SOA and BPM convergence drives acquisitions

    As enterprise architecture encompasses service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) and modeling, vendors look for ways to expand the breadth of tool as seen in this week's acquisition of Proforma Corp. by Metastorm Inc.

  • August 01, 2007 01 Aug'07

    SOA principles apply to data access and management

    Service-oriented architecture (SOA) principles can be used to retrieve and organize information in data services, Burton Group analyst says.

  • July 30, 2007 30 Jul'07

    SOA expansion sends user scurrying for management tools

    Web services can grow quickly once an initial application is complete and can become a major IT headache without management practices and tools, as Dutch insurance company Unive discovered.

  • July 25, 2007 25 Jul'07

    XML document process looks to code-free SOA development

    An XML document centric approach to RIA development, patented by a UK-based startup, offers a simple process for creating SOA applications without coding, analysts say.

  • July 23, 2007 23 Jul'07

    SOA, virtualization link waiting on management software

    Service-oriented architecture (SOA) with its dynamic resource requirements seems made for virtualization, but management software needs to mature along with some people skills before they are wed.

  • July 18, 2007 18 Jul'07

    Podcast: What is the SOA repository?

    SOA governance has become a paramount concern for enterprise architects and the SOA repository is emerging as a critical tool for change and IT asset management.

  • July 16, 2007 16 Jul'07

    SOA project links to mainframe batch systems

    SOA systems can include legacy mainframe batch processing systems, at least until the ancient software and hardware can be scrapped, according to the architect for Pacific Blue Cross.

  • July 12, 2007 12 Jul'07

    IBM uses intellectual property to drive SOA market

    This week IBM gave developers a free pass to use any of its patents related to Web services standards as part of an ongoing drive to promote service-oriented architecture (SOA) development, a move that analysts say may provide a competitive edge.

  • July 10, 2007 10 Jul'07

    SOA 2007: Adoption steady, but tech squabbles exist

    What is encouraging about SOA in 2007 and what is discouraging? At the half way point in the year, we ask trend watchers what they are seeing.

  • July 09, 2007 09 Jul'07

    SOA development seen as three-way split

    Three distinctly different ways of implementing service-oriented architecture (SOA) are emerging: one using Web services standards, another reliant upon existing middleware and one experimenting with REST and Web 2.0.

  • July 05, 2007 05 Jul'07

    SOA becomes a security essential in Finland

    The Finnish Defence Forces have undertaken the development of a new SOA-enabled security network linking the military, government, local response forces and global partners like NATO and the U.N.

  • July 03, 2007 03 Jul'07

    SOA bogged down by spend-happy worst practices

    Burton Group's Catalyst Conference served as a call to arms for the notion that SOA requires governance and management more than an ESB.

  • July 02, 2007 02 Jul'07

    Mike Milinkovich's vision for Eclipse and SOA

    Europa, the Eclipse Foundation's second annual train release provided downloads for 21 new and updated projects this past Friday, and featured the initial release of the SOA Tools Platform (STP). But that is only the beginning of what Eclipse is ...