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Most well established large organizations suffer from some level of 'Web sprawl.' It organically grows for the same reasons as a disparate systems environment.
In the early days, the birth of desktop computing resulted in technology that provided integration between the computer and the telephone: we call it Computer Telephony Integration or CTI. The concept was delightful to most technology-minded people, but it never really emerged as a ubi...
An interesting convergence is taking place in the IT management world, toward Web services-based management protocols. One of the driving factors in this convergence is the effort to improve the agility of enterprise IT, such as HP's Adaptive Enterprise, IBM's On Demand Computing, and ...
Documentation is generally the final step in the software development cycle and while it is a very important component of the entire software package, last-minute changes in software can lead to major alterations in documentation. The inability to quickly incorporate such amendments in...
Just about every publication, marketing brochure, and IT commercial currently on parade for your enjoyment contains some mention of service-oriented architecture. If products were still sold in boxes, instead of downloaded, you would see a bright sticker on the box saying 'New and Impr...
One of the biggest barriers to SOA adoption is fear of not meeting the high demands of the runtime environment coupled with the need to provide business agility. As more layers have been introduced by the components of the new technology stacks, the points of failure in distributed app...