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A recent Accenture survey ('Web Services: IT Efficiency Today...Powerful Business Solutions Tomorrow,' January 2003) revealed that most C-level executives expect standards-based technology to deliver on the promise of Web services - and only 16% think Web services are 'cutting edge...
In today's business universe, the boardroom mantra ringing out across the globe is 'control costs at all cost.' Executives that have survived in a difficult business environment know that if you want to compete successfully, you must have increasing transparency into the costs of d...
This past August, I celebrated a major milestone - 10 years in the publishing business. Over the last decade, I've had the opportunity to participate in, and in some cases, even anticipate major technology changes. First with client/server, then with the Internet and Java, and now ...
The Internet makes it possible to deliver information almost instantaneously - anytime, anywhere - and is redefining the traditional boundaries around organizations and their IT systems. The Internet has turned buyers into sellers, sellers into buyers, and set new expectations for h...
Web services promise to lower the costs of integration and help legacy applications retain their value. This article explains how you can use them to integrate mainframe CICS applications with other enterprise applications.
In my spare time I participate in a nonprofit entity along with a number of other busy colleagues. Most of the hard work is done in our spare time and we occasionally meet to polish the work.
Web services and service-oriented architectures are transforming application construction. The ubiquity of Web services support by all leading platform venders brings the promise of a flexible application environment with simplified interface techniques, location transparency, and ...
Marketing executives across the country love to know how well their business is doing, especially how much money it's making. This need has produced a number of solutions across the market in all ranges of complexity.
Business transaction management (BTM) is a promising new development in general-purpose enterprise software. Most large companies are devoting significant resources to the problem of reliable, consistent integration of application services.
Smarter client technology is bringing a new class of Web service-powered applications to the desktop. Case in point: PhotoWorks Inc. is leveraging a common Web services infrastructure to power multiple sales channels.