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  • Folksonomies: Who's really in control?

    Tom Maguire had a good comment on my last post about Folksonomies in the Enterprise.  He said (to paraphrase) that what makes folksonomies more powerful than taxonomies is that the "authority" of...

    November 01, 2007
  • Gartner vs. Forrester: Let the battle begin

    With Forrester's publication of their SOA Management Wave (which I believe you will be able to download from the Actional website if you're interested) it's clear that the two largest analyst firms covering the SOA space disagree on SOA Management. Forrester's view is that SOA Management is a...
    October 30, 2007
  • Folksonomies In The Enterprise

    In one of my last posts, I talked about how the old world of UDDI taxonomies is being replaced with the new world of Web 2.0 folksonomies - this includes things like ratings and tagging vs. the rigidly structured categorization provided by "old school" technologies like UDDI. The real question,...
    October 29, 2007
  • UDDI in a Web 2.0 world

    As you may know, UDDI (Universal Description, Discovery and Integration) was originally designed for publicly accessible registries.  As part of making this possible, UDDI includes an "elegant" (engineer speak for "indescribably complex") mechanism for defining taxonomies (known as tModel's for those...
    October 24, 2007
  • The SOA Governance Flash Point

    Lucky for you, I'm not talking about how SOA Governance has become all the rage, how it's the best thing since sliced bread, how everything you used to do was wrong but SOA governance is oh so right, blah blah blah.  I'm going to talk about a different flashpoint - one that everyone implementing SOA...
    October 10, 2007