Monthly Archives: June 2006

Getting SOA

Phil Wainewright gushes over Employease Extend; This tells you that Employease has thought very carefully about granularity, and has exposed services based on whether they deliver complete results that will be useful to customers. I don’t consider having separate services for “AddFoo” and “ChangeFoo” (where Foo = “CorpGroup”, “JobTitle”, etc..) to be a best practice.… Read More »

world wide web

Looks weird, doesn’t it? According to Tony Byrne, that’s what at least one publication will be using from now on; Forthwith, the following terms, “web, website, webcast, internet, intranet, the net” shall merit only lower-case treatment. Now, english class was never a favourite (ahem), but I think I know what a Proper noun/name is, and… Read More »

ongoing – Stop the Metaphors!

“Play by the rules and you can be part of it and build something great, struggle against them and you’ll look lame and you’ll fail.” (link) [del.icio.us/distobj]

Survey: IT hasn’t delivered agility, yet

Can you say, “Death spiral”? “most of the 320 executives interviewed for the study say their enterprises haven’t gotten anywhere yet in terms of agility” and “About 60 percent say SOA is an important initiative to becoming a more agile enterprise” (link) [del.icio.us/distobj]