Author: David Millman

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  • Where is the next opportunity?

    Whatever disaster occurs next, there is always someone able to turn it into an opportunity.  Look no further than the last dip in the economy and the associated Enron scandal.  Here was a company that lost millions of dollars overnight, causing distress to investors and employees...

    April 18, 2008
  • Optimizing the SOA Assembly Line

    We have all been there, performing the same task over and over again - this is no different when implementing a SOA.  There are many patterns, see, that can be implemented plus many techniques to...

    March 25, 2008
  • Polymorphic SOA

    There's lots of industry noise about Service-oriented architecture (SOA) and the expected benefits, but in many cases SOA is an implementation of procedural programming that may be implemented in Object Oriented (OO) technologies such as Java or .NET. That said, I cannot really see anything OO in a...

    March 17, 2008
  • Distributed vs Federated

    In a previous post, Distributed SOA, I have got a couple of comments about how technologies, such as SAML etc., fit in.  I would like to say that the title was Distributed Not Federated SOA, but...

    February 21, 2008
  • SOA - We Got the Name Wrong

    For years those of us with a technical mind have found great technologies and looked to solve issues (normally technical with them).  But the merging of the Business and Technical mind are coming together more and more.  We see this especially with the use of SOA infrastructure where...

    February 18, 2008