Client-facing applications had once been freed of underlying hardware and operating systems. Now the pendulum is swinging back.
Service technology -- from SOA to cloud to IT service management -- promises many "-ilities": greater agility, flexibility, and reusability. Joe McKendrick explores the challenges and opportunities with service orientation, and how to capitalize on these emerging computing philosophies.
Joe McKendrick is an author, consultant and speaker specializing in trends and developments shaping the technology industry.
Microsoft announces its .NET framework will be an open-source offering. This may be good news for Platform as a Service advocates.
Agile is the ultimate bureaucracy buster -- and has already been proven in the software space. Time to spread the gospel.
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A survey of IT managers finds that half report backlogs of at least 10 mobile apps.
National Institute of Standards & Technology issues 10 key recommendations for successful cloud initiatives.