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The Future of SOA-based Applications and Infrastructure
The ultimate winner in the SOA market will have to provide industry-specific solutions solving essential problems that others cannot. Focus must move away from

web based scm replacement  through a set of Web services description language (WDSL) interfaces as a set of services that can be incorporated into a set of applications. This is Part Three of a three-part note. Part One discussed SOA and its impact on business. Part Two examined SOA as a foundation for a universal desktop for all the Web-based applications of an enterprise. Multi-Enterprise Service Architecture (MESA) Factor A successful, and thus winning appli-structure, will not necessarily be the one that comes first to the

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IBM & ILOG Matrimony: Good for BPM, Uncertain for SCM? -- Part 3


Part 2 of this blog topic continued to analyze IBM’s rationale behind acquiring ILOG to bolster its service oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) platforms, in part due to the capabilities of archrival Oracle. What About ILOG's SCM Products? Whether as a sort of “collateral damage” (given IBM’s foremost interest in beefing up its SOA/BPM infrastructure product) or

web based scm replacement  Internet Applications (RIA) and Web 2.0 gadgets . To that end, ILOG Elixir for Adobe Flex platform is slated for release in early 2009. It goes without saying that this product line too has a strong ISV base and recurring revenue, since it is embedded by the marquee players like IBM, HP , Oracle, and so on. At the end of the day, ILOG SCM application users are the least certain, and they should lay low and proceed carefully until plans are officially unveiled. The prospective customers will certainly be Read More

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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 2, 2012


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Buying ERP for Manufacturing: What to Look for in a Cloud-Based Solution


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A Tale of a Few Good SCM Players - Part 1


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Stopping Image-based Spam


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