Identifying and Federating Today's SOA Power Centers Through Enterprise Service Buses
Date: March 12, 2008
12:00 pm US Eastern
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Joe McKendrick, ebizQ Contributor (bio)
Leif Davidsen, WebSphere SOA Marketing, IBM (bio)
Joe McKendrick, ebizQ Contributor
No two SOA deployments are alike, even within the same company. Service-oriented architecture is a popular and successful approach being undertaken by most companies, but there is still a lot of work to do before many application portfolios are truly "SOA-enabled."
A new survey, conducted by ebizQ for IBM, finds that most SOA efforts at this time are scattered haphazardly across multiple business units or among project based development and integration teams. In fact, few efforts are part of a considered top-down enterprise perspective or strategy. In this informative Webinar, we will explore some of the strategies -- such as ESB deployments -- companies are employing to federate these "islands" of emerging SOAs across their enterprises, as well as the challenges that continue to hamper SOA development and deployment today.
All attendees will receive a copy of the Service-Oriented Architecture Strategies survey results. It’s our way of adding value by coupling independent research with IBM’s deep and particular expertise in this subject.
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Featured Speaker Bios:
Long-time ebizQ contributor Joe McKendrick is a writer and independent analyst who tracks the impact of information technology on management and markets. He writes ebizQ's Business Transformation in Action (formerly SOA in Action) blog and is a frequent speaker at industry events.
Leif Davidsen is the Worldwide Content Lead for SOA Reuse and Connectivity Marketing in IBM. Leif has worked at IBM's Hursley Lab since 1989, having joined with a degree in Computer Science from the University of London. Leif has held a variety of technical and management roles in his IBM career, but for the last 8 years has been focusing on Product Management and Product Marketing for WebSphere. His most recent roles include Worldwide Marketing Manager for WebSphere Application Integration including WebSphere MQ and WebSphere Message Broker, and Worldwide Marketing Manager for B2B software.