Content tagged with Services Oriented - posted in November 2008 - InformationWeek
Content tagged with Services Oriented
posted in November 2008
Making Microsoft Office Apps Into SOA Services
News  |  11/25/2008  | 
Tibco and OpenSpan are teaming up to combine functions from Office applications into a new composite that helps automate the business process.
Three Ways to Link Execution to Strategy
News  |  11/21/2008  | 
Performance management guru David Norton tackles the challenge of aligning day-to-day decisions with big-picture strategy.
Performance Management: Link Operational Decisions to Strategy
News  |  11/21/2008  | 
Go beyond BI to give decisions makers at all levels the data they need to make the right business decisions.
IBM To Link Acquired Telelogic Tools To Rational
News  |  11/20/2008  | 
Telelogic has played a large role in embedded software for the automotive, aerospace, defense, and telecommunications markets.
Adobe Flash Hits Home Run With MLB
News  |  11/19/2008  | 
During the 2008 season, the site presented video in standard-definition TV quality at 1.2 Mbps in 16-by-9 widescreen format.
Adobe, Zend To Link PHP Apps To Web Users
News  |  11/19/2008  | 
The partnership will allow for exchanging messages between PHP business logic and the end-user-oriented Web applications built with Adobe's Flash Player and Flex components.
Google's Gmail Gets Dressed Up In Themes
News  |  11/19/2008  | 
Other recent features include adding voice and video chat as well as the ability to send and receive SMS messages.
Making the Business Case for Mashups
News  |  11/19/2008  | 
Once a boutique pursuit for geeks, mashups are entering the enterprise application development mainstream.
CA To Overhaul Big Iron With Mainframe 2.0
News  |  11/19/2008  | 
The management company claims mainframes can represent only half the cost of distributed client-server architecture for light workloads.
Capgemini Sharpens Cloud Consulting With Amazon Deal
News  |  11/18/2008  | 
The company also launched a new group, the Cloud Computing Center of Excellence, that will help businesses evaluate and implement cloud services and offer cloud consulting.
Hurtful Google Docs Study Tied To Ex-Microsoft Employees
News  |  11/17/2008  | 
The ClickStream report suggests that a mere 1% of U.S. adult Internet users used Google Docs, while Microsoft Office is in use by more than 50% of adult U.S. Internet users.
Web Site Aggregates Google's 70 Blogs For Easy Viewing
News  |  11/17/2008  | 
The man behind Beyond Search's Overflight tool believes one simple aggregated site will appeal to users who don't have the inclination or time to plod through blogs.
Appian Readies Upgrades Of BPM Suite
News  |  11/17/2008  | 
The latest version of Appian Enterprise 5.7 introduces features that make the product easier to use, such as expanded support for custom data types and Web services.
Adobe To Unify Developer Apps With Flash Platform
News  |  11/14/2008  | 
Adobe is rolling out several new and updated products to fend off Microsoft's Silverlight, not to mention the growing use of open source technologies like HTML, CSS, and Ajax.
Open Source BI Fights For Its Share
News  |  11/14/2008  | 
With growing capabilities in a strong segment, vendors are looking past developer markets to business end users.
Sun To Cut 18% Of Jobs, Reorganize Software Business
News  |  11/14/2008  | 
Rich Green, executive VP for software since 2006, will leave the company, and the company's software operations would be divided between two new groups now focused on open source products.
GlassFish Gains Developers, Will Sun Profit Soon?
News  |  11/13/2008  | 
A recent survey by Evans Data found GlassFish ranked just behind Red Hat's JBoss among developer preferences and ahead of several commercial products.
Open Source SOA Requires Expertise
Features  |  11/13/2008  | 
New tools cost less and handle tasks with ease, but commercial players are easier to use.
Citrix Netscaler 9 Swats Web Spiders
News  |  11/12/2008  | 
Netscaler 9 helps Web apps attain fast response times for high-priority users, while fending off resource-consuming Web spiders, scrapers, and botnets, according to Citrix.
Google Introduces Search Crawler Caller
News  |  11/12/2008  | 
The software's control panel allows companies using Google's service to index their Web sites on demand.
Hyperic To Monitor Amazon Cloud From The Inside
News  |  11/12/2008  | 
The software will be installed as an Amazon Machine Image, a virtual machine file format based on Xen, and made available on Amazon's DevPay service.
Opera Unveils Mobile Browser Beta
News  |  11/11/2008  | 
Improvements in the browser's Opera Link feature allow users to share notes between their phones and PCs, in addition to their bookmarks and recently visited URLs.
IBM CEO Touts Smart Systems, Efficient Infrastructure
News  |  11/11/2008  | 
Supply chain inefficiencies cost the consumer products and retail industries an estimated $40 billion annually, or 3.5% of sales, IBM's Sam Palmisano pointed out.
SAP Taps Former Oracle Exec Wookey To Head SaaS For Large Companies
News  |  11/11/2008  | 
Henning Kagermann indicated SAP's SaaS for large companies will look more like Microsoft's "software plus services" approach than's "no software" tactic.
Google's Gmail Gets Free Video Chat
News  |  11/10/2008  | 
The plug-in requires an Intel-based computer running Mac OS X or a computer running Windows XP or Vista, a Webcam, and/or a microphone.
IBM Unveils Mac Support, Roadmap For Lotus Symphony
News  |  11/5/2008  | 
The 2009 version calls for 60 new features that included developing the software entirely on version 1.2 of the OpenDocument format and OpenOffice 3.0 code base.
Obama Election Ushering In First Internet Presidency
News  |  11/5/2008  | 
Pioneering use of Web 2.0 and social networking technologies by the president-elect's campaign has seemingly transformed politics, and could influence government as well.
Web 2.0 Summit Looks Beyond The Web
News  |  11/4/2008  | 
Anticipating a future U.S. energy policy more focused on alternatives to oil, the Web 2.0 Summit also will feature discussions with green tech leaders, among others.
Salesforce 2.0 Adds Voice, IM With Ribbit
News  |  11/4/2008  | 
The CRM software add-on provides voice mail transcriptions and integration of Google Talk and Skype.
Qualcomm, Amobee Team For Mobile Ads
News  |  11/3/2008  | 
The partnership lets mobile operators serve targeted advertisements on top of Qualcomm's widget-platform, Plaza.

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