The way SOA emerges in any given organization more closely resembles a Jackson Pollock painting in terms of process ... do it your own messy way.
Analyst Dana Gardner examines IT news and trends that impact software strategists to provide insights and outcomes on SOA, app dev, SaaS, enterprise infrastructure and mobile convergence.
Dana Gardner is president and principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions, an enterprise IT analysis, market research, and consulting firm.
Our customers are asking us to pursue innovation on the pre-deployment side ... By automating the menial tasks, individual developers can now spend more time innovating, delivering value and being a better partner to the business.
Live Clipboard is, in effect, a compromise that could be amenable to the major parties affected ... something we don't see neatly enough of from vendors.
The goal of the rich Internet application (RIA) model is to provide lightweight yet easy to consume applications that are served primarily from services borne of a SOA.
Very interesting use-case scenario for Open-Xchange 5. When price and user experience are so compelling, when compared to Domino and Microsoft Exchange Server, can the inclusion of such messaging components within general OSS stacks -- just second-nature choices for embedded collaboration functions -- be far behind?
Does it then make sense to pay for pricey annual subscriptions to access an analysis firm's findings that, when the stodgy documents arrive two months after the market moves, are no better than what an RSS reader, Google search, and iTunes can give you on the same subjects within hours of a meaningful event in IT?
The bottom line is that application developers need data access in an automated and simplified manner. Give it to them. Your SOA process architects will thank you later on.
I would really appreciate some added help here from Google. Can you package this a little for me, please?
The new guiding force is not buyer beware, it's seller behave. Let's kiss off the rip off.
I've been advising my clients for years on the operational and cost-containment virtues of Web services and SOA. But now I'll be adding the icing on the cake: slap AJAX front ends on those endeavors and do a lot better for less.