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    SOA Message?

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    SearchWebServices published an article this week wondering if Microsoft "gets" SOA. I think you know my opinion on this but I'm interested in hearing yours. What do you think is Microsoft's SOA message? Feedback/flames/etc are highly encouraged...
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    SOA Zen Moment of the Day

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    An InfoWorld newsletter called "The SOA Report" tells us that SOA is overly hyped. How ironic. But wait, it gets even more surreal. An analyst is quoted in the article saying " ...people are not getting a large amount of return on investment on...
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    Do we really need more government involvement in the IT industry?

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    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently published a report analyzing data center energy consumption. An analyst with Gartner seems to want the EPA to penalize US businesses (emphasis mine): "We were looking for a stronger carrot...
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    Updated ESB Guidance available

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    A new August Community build (CTP3) is available on the ESB Guidance on ESB Guidance community site . The CTP3 build introduces some new and augmented features such as “messaging” level end point resolution support for UDDI, WS-MEX, BRE and more (BizTalk...
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    Say What?

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    Interesting perspective from Randy Heffner (Forrester) in the latest issue of Redmond Magazine: Perhaps Randy is unaware of our work on XML , SOAP and the Web Services Workshops that led to the WS-* specifications . The quote above seems to...
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    The State of BPM

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    What a depressing article . I had a few concerns with this article - here are a few: The conclusion that IT should drive BPM couldn’t be more wrong - the "B" stands for "Business", not IT. BPM is not just about technology/app integration. The...
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    Acronym Madness 2.0

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    ROA Anyone? Anyone? Bueller ?? This is deeper than a trough for me - more like a dungeon of disillusionment .
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    SOA and Business Process Conference 2007

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    The 2007 Microsoft SOA & Business Process Conference will be held from October 29th through November 2nd, 2007 at the Microsoft Conference Center on the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA. Customers and partners can learn about Microsoft’s current and...
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