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Businesses need more from their Windows security structure - including role-based access control, automated delegation of permissions, centralized permissions reporting, and data consistency rules. A ......
June 2009- Over the years, the tools to implement SOA have become more and more capable, sometimes at the price of complexity. In this new release of SOA Suite, Oracle continues to emphasize the development, management and monitoring of service-oriented architectures, while delivering the extreme performance & scalability required for mission-critical environments.
June 2008- Service-oriented architectures (SOAs) promise unlimited agility and organizational flexibility. However, achieving these benefits is entirely contingent upon the ability to effectively manage the SOA environment across the enterprise. This paper presents an overview of strategies and practices for governing the transformation to, and the evolution of, SOA. In particular, it explores the role of governance throughout the SOA lifecycle as well as the technology enablers that help organizations develop and maintain an SOA that delivers ...
September 2008- To successfully adopt SOA, a company must create a plan that addresses the full extent of the changes required for SOA. For the past five years Oracle has been working with a wide variety of companies that are in various stages of SOA adoption. This experience has been captured in the Oracle SOA Maturity Model such that this collective experience can be used to measure the progress of an SOA initiative and, more importantly, can ...
February 2009- When properly architected and executed, Data Services can provide the missing link that unifies conventional data systems with the emerging SOA paradigm. By offering a decoupled data facade and an easily virtualized API, Data Services can give SOA the opportunity to establish system control without always forcing enterprise data through an inefficient XML layer.
Did you know that most code reviews are conducted in an ad hoc fashion, don’t always include the right people, and fail to take advantage of the latest tools and technology? That’s according to new research that looks at the state of peer code review today.
The exclusive study commissioned by Klocwork and conducted by Forrester Consulting provides valuable data and insights that will help you benchmark and improve your peer ...
April 2010- Learn how major technology advances make it possible to sustain maximum database performance, improve IT agility with comprehensive change management and lower IT costs through database self-management and automation
March 2010- Read this white paper by Don Tapscott and explore the criteria best-in-class retailers use for selecting business intelligence solutions. Companies that effectively harness the vast quantities of information that IT systems generate – both within the corporation and outside its walls – are poised to gain competitive advantage.
March 2010- Discover how you can provide a superior business intelligence platform for your analysts and business users, giving them immediate access to trusted business information. SAP BusinessObjects XI 3.1 delivers a full spectrum of solutions for information discovery, delivery, management, reporting, and analysis.
September 2009- Many organizations are unsure whether to upgrade, migrate, or replace their legacy Oracle Forms and Reports applications. This white paper describes a process valid for any Oracle Forms Modernization project on how to prepare and transfer a Forms application in to a state of the art software architecture like ADF, JEE.
January 2010- Now that we have been exposed to many different devices with many different platforms, it is possible, if not necessary, to establish some best practices regarding navigation, which is the single most important criteria for usability and Rich User Experience (RUE).
January 2010- Now that we have been exposed to many different devices with many different platforms, it is possible, if not necessary, to establish some best-practices regarding navigation, which is the single most important criteria for usability and Rich User Experience (RUE). The objective is to raise the bar from the low common denominator of a mundane to a rich navigation that offers engaging, immersive, interactive, collaborative, attractive, and even desirable experience that attracts intrigued visitors and ...
January 2010- When technology becomes a commodity by satisfying basic needs, user experience dominates. Making software useful or even usable are necessary conditions but not sufficient enough to succeed. Making software desirable is the goal.
October 2009- For too long, ETL vendors have justified complex and expensive solutions by pointing out that data integration (DI) is a tough task. In fact, many of you have brought in new DI tools and thought about replacing existing tools out of frustration, but shelved those plans when you realized that most other products shared many of the same shortcomings and were equally expensive. Now you have an alternative. As DI practitioners, Expressor says it has ...
It’s a truth we all know – the vast majority of applications will experience a failure or performance bottleneck at some time, whether due to expected or unexpected errors. An effective application monitoring and management solution enables organizations to proactively identify application issues and to generate real-time alerts when those issues occur, helping to ensure optimal application availability and reliability.
This white paper explores approaches for effectively monitoring business applications to ensure they ...
The growing complexity of distributed enterprise application environments creates challenges for effectively managing and monitoring applications. Organizations may lack the solutions necessary for “keyboard-to-eyeball” production level monitoring and troubleshooting. Without these solutions, it is time-consuming and difficult to identify sources of application failures and bottlenecks.
This white paper addresses how to troubleshoot common application problems that occur on production servers. Learn how to effectively pinpoint the sources of application crashes and functionality failures. ...
Many CIOs recognize the power of cloud computing and are want to implement the technology in their own IT realms. But with all the noise in the market about cloud computing, how do you know where to begin?
By understanding the underlying service-related delivery requirements that are needed, you can successfully take full advantage of cloud computing technology for your enterprise so that you can improve service delivery to the business. Discover how, ...
Manufacturing environments today are complex, often with multiple sites, offshore subcontractors, many component suppliers and various revisions of technology within the lifecycle of a product. And there's the pressure to introduce products faster all the time. In short, stressors are coming from every direction. This is where manufacturing technology can help.
Manufacturing technology can help improve visibility and control over operations, correlate suppliers to product quality, optimize resources and improve quality - the ...
November 2009- As the business value of location data has been realized -- in achieving productivity gains, removing inefficiencies, improving coordination etc. –- the number of people and processes requiring geo-spatial technology has grown substantially. No longer is it affordable or sensible to purchase dedicated and prescriptive geo-spatial solutions for each specific application that could benefit from it. Today, some organizations operate three, four, or five different geo-spatial information systems creating a complex and inflexible IT infrastructure. ...
November 2009- Get the speed to succeed. Obtain a design centered approach that can help companies cut software development costs, solve complex problems, and accelerate development. This whitepaper discusses the role of Rapid Design and Visualization in bridging technology gaps - and accelerating innovation and technology adoption.
November 2009- Transform ideas into actionable business solutions with Rapid Design and Visualization (RDV). RDV reduces risks, enhances user adoption, and increases innovation opportunities. Discover how this accelerated design methodology constantly explores and expands ideas to deliver the best to the most for the least.
November 2009- Commit to a formalized, testing discipline that lowers cost and time-to-market. Obtain a proven testing framework that will work for your company. Download this whitepaper now.
June 2009- Most of the content management systems implementation fail due to lack of proper planning and not clearly thinking through the short-term and long-term CMS needs of an organization. This paper derives a plan showing an implementation roadmap that could be very helpful for successful delivery of the project.
June 2009- Freed from the classroom, frameworks for measuring the effectiveness of test organizations have been adapted to the real world, and are in use today by development teams looking to continuously improve product release readiness. This white paper examines the fresh techniques for assessing the effectiveness of QA organizations.
February 2009- Today’s mobile software companies face a daunting challenge: How can they achieve quality while getting to market swiftly? After all, speed is king in the mobile market. New technologies are constantly being introduced; new mobile device platforms are emerging at a prodigious rate; competitors are constantly “one-upping” each other in an ever-escalating arms race of new features and interfaces. The trade-off between speed and quality in mobile software development is an illusion--or should be. ...
October 2009- Software developers don’t work in a bubble. Whether they’re in adjacent cubes or adjacent time zones, developers must communicate efficiently to ensure project success. Relying only on instant messaging, e-mail, and phones to connect with one another works, but slowly -- it's kind of like running in a pool. Learn the key challenges remote developers and teams face while exploring the advantages of leveraging an online collaboration solution to instantly connect, eliminate travel, ...
January 2009- As software development has gone decisively global, IT focus has shifted from software tools and techniques to the processes by which software is developed. One key to greater efficiency in process execution is strong software configuration management (SCM). Strong SCM requires a bulletproof multi-site solution, to ensure that changes anywhere in the world are propagated without delay or loss of source code. Multi-site solutions broadly fall into three categories, in order of least to most ...
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