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Taming the SOA Beast - Part 1
Certainly, I admit to not being a programmer or a techie expert (not to use somewhat derogatory words like “geek” or “nerd”) per se. Still, my engineering

joe kendrick soa  briefly by ZDNet bloggers Joe Kendrick and Dana Gardner . Mindreef was a privately held firm founded in 2002 by Frank Grossman and Jim Moskun who leveraged their deep expertise in Microsoft Windows , Java, and device drivers’ debugging and testing to create the Mindreef SOAPscope products for SOA testing and validation.  Mindreef was acquired by Progress Software and included in the Progress Actional product group in June 2008. Prior to being acquired by Progress Software in early 2006, Actional

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Ambitious Plans and Promises: An Enterprise Software Vendor’s Open Course of Action


Infor has met several of its objectives with Infor Open SOA. The vendor has managed to resolve inherited customer retention issues, move forward with “green” and corporate social responsibility initiatives, and even has a viable new product version to offer Baan users.

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The capacity for service-oriented architecture (SOA) to provide a framework for next-generation enterprise telecommunications services has become a reality through the maturing of Web services technology. Such communications services can now take their rightful place alongside collaborating business processes to allow enterprises to achieve a fully integrated SOA, an architecture that can grow with the business and grow with technology.

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Infor ION-izes its Open SOA Strategy - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series started by analyzing a certain change of the guard and a related product strategy shift at Infor. Two late June 2010 news announcements, which were entitled “Infor Simplifies Connectivity and Data Sharing with Infor ION(tm)” and “Infor Selects Microsoft as Preferred Technology and Tools Provider for Infor Software," were then demystified in an

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HeJia Software is based off of SOA and “eJia” component-based platform technology and can automatically adapt to a customer's management needs. Currently, such software mainly consists of NERP, CRM, DRP, MERP, HR, OA, BI, group management, cost deduction, performance management, and finance leases. With the arrival of the era of cloud computing, HeJia software relies on cloud computing technology to encourage CERP, corporate microblogging and other products to support the SaaS model and also to protect the enterprise's private cloud computing floor.  

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Connectivity and SOA


Although service-oriented architecture (SOA) provides greater flexibility for organizations, connectivity within SOA is a major issue, and must be addressed at an early stage. The use of a bus architecture provides a high level of abstraction, and minimizes the number of adaptors required, while data transformation and intelligent data mapping help to lower time spent on retro-testing and maintenance costs.

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How Can IT Help Competitiveness These Bleak Days? - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced the SAP-sponsored expert panel discussion that explored reasons to maintain IT investments even during difficult economic times. The Harvard Business Review (HBR) article by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson entitled “Investing in the IT That Makes a Competitive Difference" was the main supplement and starting point of the discussion. As I mentioned in

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Architecture Evolution: From Web-based to Service-oriented Architecture


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Adopting Service-oriented Architecture Increases the Flexibility of Your Enterprise


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SOA From a Management Perspective: Part Two


Despite the numerous benefits companies can expect from service-oriented architecture, the technology is still relatively new and implementation costs are steep, raising several concerns. For most companies, a wait-and-see approach is likely the best course of action for now.

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IBM & ILOG Matrimony: Good for BPM, Uncertain for SCM? -- Part 2


Part 1 of this blog topic analyzed IBM’s rationale to acquire ILOG to bolster its service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) platforms. Eventually, with ILOG fully integrated, IBM hopes to establish the following: a leading rule repository and end-to-end rule lifecycle management; a full spectrum of rules definition and execution methods; maximum rules reuse

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The Top 5 Reasons for an Enterprise SOA Platform


Accessing more real-time intelligence can give your company the flexibility and agility to win in the marketplace. However, multiple and disparate data systems, lengthy integration cycles, and isolated business processes may well be standing in your way. The question then becomes “What kind of IT platform is going to give me the kind of information I really need to have?”

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Taming the SOA Beast - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog topic introduced the notion of how complex and tricky it can be to manage and govern enterprise applications' service oriented architecture (SOA). That blog post also tackled Progress Software’s recent acquisition of Mindreef in order to round out its SOA governance solution for distributed information technology (IT) environments. Mindreef joined the Progress Actional SOA

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Designing for Variety and Change in SOA: Composite Service Adapters


Integration projects that attempt to fuse processes with application and system interfaces are likely to fail. A more pragmatic approach involves service-oriented architecture (SOA), where integration is determined by business requirements rather than technology factors. However, SOA alone is insufficient. Composite adapter services provide a layer of abstraction between service requestors and service providers, enabling cost-effective and versatile enterprise integration.

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