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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SOA analyst mashup...

SOA analyst mashup...

There are mergers and acquisitions aplenty in the SOA market, but it's not often you get to see your analyst chums merge their collective brainpower together into a single entity.Congratulations to fellow SOA soothsayer Dave Linthicum on his firm's recent acquisition by ZapThink.

September 6, 2007 by in Developer

Lots of SOA in Mainz, this week

Lots of SOA in Mainz, this week

I'll be keynoting this week's SOA Congress, being held in the beautiful city of Mainz, Germany. The topic is "Roadmap to SOA - How to implement a Successful SOA Project" -- I'll be talking about the role SOA proponents need to play to foster change within their enterprises, recent SOA research, and trends for the year ahead.

November 11, 2007 by in Developer

How to build SOA when executives don't care

How to build SOA when executives don't care

When it comes to moving SOA forward when all of the top brass hasn't signed off on the concept (or is just totally oblivious to it), a "middle-out" approach may work best.Of course, we all work in organizations with savvy, totally forward-thinking top managers, don't we?

July 26, 2007 by in Developer