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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Big Blue eats one of its little helpers

Big Blue eats one of its little helpers

A couple of weeks back, I talked about IBM's new pact with some smaller SOA vendors that had proven themselves by having actual customers ("Big Blue's little helpers"). DataPower was an interesting case, because it provides hardware devices that sit on the network to process XML messages.

October 18, 2005 by in IBM

IBM releases mini WebSphere

IBM releases mini WebSphere

While branded as such, IBM's latest open-source offering, WebSphere Application Server, Community Edition (CE) actually isn't WebSphere lite -- in fact, it's not based on the original WebSphere at all.  Rather it's GlueCode's J2EE-compliant Geronimo server, which IBM acquired earlier in the year.

October 27, 2005 by in IBM

SOMA and IBM's brave new world

SOMA and IBM's brave new world

I'm not sure I'd brand a product or service as "SOMA," as this was the drug used to keep the masses calmed and stupified in Aldous Huxley's classic Brave New World. But let's begin at the beginning.

January 27, 2005 by in IBM