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Cloud Integration Triggers Familiar Headaches

There is a wary sense of deja vu among CIOs when the talk turns to cloud. Having bought a boatload of half-baked products over the years, experienced technology leaders are not easily impressed by the Next Big Thing.

Written by Maryfran Johnson18 May 10 04:33

6 Steps to a Smart Information Architecture Strategy

Mention "canonical information model" in some circles, and people will run screaming from the room. Memories of unending quests to map the corporate information model are still fresh for these IT pros, creating a post-traumatic-stress response. Is it any wonder that formal infrastructure architecture (IA) practices have had trouble getting off the ground?

Written by Gene Leganza11 May 10 04:25

SOA What? Why You Need SOA Governance Framework

Adopting services oriented architecture (SOA) in your enterprise without thinking through IT governance can cause something like the Gold Rush in the 1800s; extreme rates of growth and minimal law and order which produce unexpected outcomes.

Written by Igor Khurgin and Saurabh Verma04 Dec. 08 08:32

8 Characteristics of Successful SOA Implementations

The SOA Consortium and CIO magazine recently announced the winners of the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Case Study Competition. All of the winners successfully delivered business or mission value using an SOA approach.

Written by Mike Kavis03 Oct. 08 15:23

The benefits of an open-source SOA

Service-oriented architectures are helping companies do everything from automate business processes to increase agility, but implementing the technology is not necessarily forthright.

Written by Pierre Fricke11 Sept. 08 11:27
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