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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Service Component Architecture explained

Service Component Architecture explained

David Chappell has just posted a good primer explaining exactly what Service Component Architecture (SCA) is and why we should care about it.In the paper, David explores the properties of components, SCA's Java Component Model, composites, policies, and implementing SCA.

July 17, 2007 by in Tech Industry

In 11 words or less: The recipe for good SaaS

In 11 words or less: The recipe for good SaaS

Radovan Jacenek saw my post and others on the SOA-SaaS connection, and puts the relationship in the most concise, to-the-point context I've seen so far:"I'm kind of surprised there even is such discussion because it seems so obvious to me: you need to implement SOA in order to deliver good SaaS." 'nuff said.

April 26, 2007 by in Tech Industry

Analyst: IBM bypasses UDDI standard

Analyst: IBM bypasses UDDI standard

An industry standard is a great idea -- every vendor should have one of its own. The industry has made some progress in getting vendors to line up behind standards, but vendors being vendors, they still always insist on releasing their own flavor of standards in products.

April 20, 2007 by in Tech Industry