Tag: soa

  • Relax Mom, It's Not Your Fault (This Time)

    I've noticed that, like Rudy Giuliani, I still purchase my clothes a few sizes too big. While I can't speak for Rudy, somewhere deep inside I've been conditioned to think that when I buy clothes, I have to buy them big and "grow into them." I rationalize this by enjoying the fact that I can go...
    October 22, 2007
  • Selling Oriented Architecture

    I participated in a SOA roundtable the other week. End-user organisations were present – in banking, automotive, logistics and other sectors. It was chaired by Butler Group, the analysts. The topic of the roundtable was how SOA technology and principles were being adopted in end-user organisations....
    October 18, 2007
  • Progress Sonic Extends Lead in Distributed SOA

    Today, Progress Software announced the release of Progress® Sonic™ Deployment Manager (SDM). The Sonic Deployment Manager is an installation and configuration tool that helps project teams streamline incremental development and rollout of large-scale Sonic product deployments. By automating the...
    October 16, 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
  • SOA Governance: Carrot or stick?

    "Back when I was on the Architecture Committee, the developers never listened to me.  But, now that I'm Enterprise Architect, I'll show them.  I'll put in so many governance policies that they won't know what hit them.  And there's nothing they can do about it -...

    October 09, 2007