Joe McKendrick

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Joe McKendrick is an author and independent analyst who tracks the impact of information technology on management and markets. Joe is co-author, along with 16 leading industry leaders and thinkers, of the SOA Manifesto, which outlines the values and guiding principles of service orientation. He speaks frequently on cloud, data, and enterprise computing topics at industry events and Webcasts. As an independent analyst, he has authored numerous research reports in partnership with Forbes Insights and Unisphere Research, a division of Information Today, Inc. In a previous life, Joe served as director of the Administrative Management Society (AMS), an international professional association dedicated to advancing knowledge within the IT and business management fields. He is a graduate of Temple University.

Joe McKendrick is an independent consultant, editor and speaker. Joe has performed project work (white papers, articles, blogs, research and presentations) for the following companies in the IT marketspace: CBS Interactive/CNET/ZDNet (this blog) ebizQ Evans Data Gartner IBM Informatica IDC Microsoft Systinet/HP Teradata Unisphere Reseach, a division of Information Today, Inc. WebLayers Joe has also performed research work for the following sponsoring organizations in partnership with Unisphere Research, a division of Information Today, Inc. IBM Luminex Noetix Oracle Corp. Teradata Informatica International Oracle Users Group Oracle Applications Users Group Professional Association for SQL Server International DB2 Users Group International Sybase Users Group SHARE (IBM large systems users group)

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Bill, unplugged

Bill, unplugged

A chat (transcribed here) between Bill Gates and InfoWorld's Jon Udell at Microsoft's Professional Development Conference covers a lot of ground around Web services development (XML) on the Microsoft platform. ZDNet colleague Dan Farber calls this interview with Bill Gates "one of the better interviews" he's heard or read over the past two decades.

September 15, 2005 by in Developer

Killer apps or app killers?

Killer apps or app killers?

Okay, we dodged another close call: "Web services will change, not kill apps, says Forrester"  - SearchWebServices.com Randy Heffner, a Forrester Research analyst, says the nature of how applications get built will change, but that end users will still interact with a 'working business solution', with a look and feel similar to current day applications, despite its composite structure.

August 11, 2005 by in Developer

The age of the temporary application is here

The age of the temporary application is here

Growing up as a US Army brat, I learned from very early age the meaning of the word "temporary," hopping between two-to-three year residences in Germany, France, Virginia, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania.  The Army even provided us "temporary quarters" to stay in until we moved into our more "permanent" quarters.

January 30, 2006 by in Developer