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Agresso + CODA, VITA + Link (+ CODA 2go): What's the Sum? (Part 1)
Over the last few years I have produced a number of articles and blog entries on two once-independent and occasionally competing products: Agresso Business

vita agresso  degrees of similarity to VITA since we're all SOA-like. In cases where Agresso has to resort to SOA (for inevitable heterogeneous environments) – it doesn’t want to get dinged  for being a negative, since it is then the same as everyone else's capabilities. Agresso admits that SOA is a great tool for what it does: plugs disparate parts together (perhaps clumsily, but still better than what the world had before). Finally, one day when SOA is replaced by something else (the next latest-and-greatest

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