PaaS means faster time to market and more agile software for enterprises.
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.
Analysts agree on one thing: don't fight cloud-based rogue IT, but embrace it.
The API director at Ancestry.com shares his secret to successful API delivery — consistency.
Survey of 9,200 IT professionals finds direct correlation between DevOps adoption and business success.
APIs may be delivering an incredible array of business services. But in the end, they are another tool in an ongoing evolution.
Why it doesn't pay to be too Silicon Valley-ish.
Service oriented architecture was intended to render technologies and device choices irrelevant. This plays well in the BYOD era, when a new device comes through the door every day.
Gartner reports solid growth within middleware and infrastructure software space. Will it continue?
Survey shows IT professionals' workloads and stress is on the rise. Not a good scene for employers or employees.
Service-based infrastructures are still too brittle. Time for 'agent oriented architecture,' says a long-time service integration advocate.