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SOA Software, a provider of comprehensive SOA and Web services management, security, and governance solutions, has announced the addition of the industry's first registry-based dashboard to its award-winning Service Manager.
Service-oriented architectures (SOAs) are a significant step forward in aligning information technology with business goals. But SOAs are insufficient when the Web services of which they are typically composed use inconsistent terminologies and present different understandings of the r...
Adeptia has released the latest version of its BPM server. The Adeptia BPM server is another entry in the fast-growing market for Business Process Management Tools.
As we bring our SOAs online using Web Services, we all know that SOAP is the standards message transfer protocol. But the interface description language for Web Services (WSDL) isn't specifically for SOAP. It's more generic.
Despite the fact that I have a toolbox full of tools, I'm not a mechanic. I have wrenches and sockets in all sizes and shapes, and because I'm not inherently tidy, they tend to get all mixed up in the toolbox as I use them. So as you may expect, when it comes time to tighten a bolt, I ...
Business processes integrate systems, partners, and people to achieve key strategic and operations objectives. Examples of business processes include getting and filling orders, processing invoices, reconciling shipping notices and received goods and processing insurance claims and loa...
There is an old saying among standards wonks: 'The most wonderful thing about standards is that there are so many of them.' And this truism is more applicable today than ever before. There are so many WS-* specifications, I've started referring to them as WS-Vertigo.
A couple of months ago I got an e-mail inviting me to keynote an SOA/Web Services conference in Beijing. My immediate reaction was - 'Good. China has reached the stage where it's hosting international conferences on the subject.' Actually, 2005 marks the fourth time this particular con...