Felipe Rubim discusses several forms of technical debt, emphasizing that every member of the team should consider it, and suggesting taking concrete steps in measuring and reducing it.
Leonardo Mattiazzi considers that Scrum and XP do not necessarily create a great product, and complementary Lean principles and practices are necessary to create an Agile culture across the entire enterprise in order to succeed.
Anne Thomas Manes discusses SOA goals and objectives used to measure a system’s success, measuring the business value, SOA project metrics, and recommendations on proving the business value of SOA.
Eric Jan Malotaux presents a way of implementing SOA in small iterative steps, each step delivering value to stakeholders, higher than the costs involved, using feedback from previous steps to adjust the requirements and design accordingly.
In this presentation from SOA Symposium 2010, Manas Deb and Clemens Utschig-Utschig discuss how to derive business agility from SOA and BPM, motivations for agility, developing and nurturing agility, influencers and dependencies, how SOA and BPM enable agility, pitfalls and recommendations for organizational culture, and pitfalls and recommendations for business and technical architectures.
Russ Miles and Toby Hobson outline many factors to be considered when adopting a cloud solution – what type of cloud, which vendor, what technology, how is it related to the business value, SLA, should it be considered early, geo-location constraints, etc. –, creating a wider view of the cloud from the development and business perspective.
We know that solving DevOps problems improves your business operations and improves the bottom line, but how do you do you explain that to your CEO or CFO? How do you get the executives to buy in and invest in DevOps solutions?
Next Generation of Business-Driven SOA: The Convergence of Performance-Driven Business and Service-Orientation
John DesJardins believes that a new generation of SOA is about to emerge, one based on business performance achieved through continuous process improvements driven by business metrics and IT collaboration. Organizations will measure their businesses alignment with IT in order to asses the impact of services, the impact of changes or new initiatives, up-time, response time, etc.
Anne Thomas Manes, who pronounced SOA dead a year ago, talks about the reincarnation of SOA. She believes the old SOA had to die because it was too much focused on technology and products, while the new one, absolutely necessary for the new cloud computing era, will be focused on architecture, principles and practices.
Jake Sorofman talks on how to glue together the application development world and the business operations one in an automated, virtualized and cloud computing environment where everything moves faster than ever.
RESTful architectures are the subject of this presentation, specifically the way they are particularly attractive in solving many financial services integration problems. Kirk will present the advantages of a RESTful architecture to develop integrated systems in the financial services arena, in particular leveraging infrastructure, skills, and systems already in place at these firms.
This presentation addresses a key business-technology alignment principal: understanding priorities in terms of business value. Traditional ROI type measurements of business value are expensive, inflexible and boring. A Perception Index (and a necessary "square peg adapter") offers is a lean, appropriate and fun alternative, for a fast changing business.