Derek Collison discusses technologies and approaches for obtaining a fluid infrastructure that has the level of plasticity needed to heal itself and provide higher level SLAs for apps and services.
Clay McCoy discusses using Groovy’s metaprogramming capabilities and AWS SWF to deal with unreliable remote services, parallelization, scheduling critical timers, and server failures.
Paul Buhler provides insight into the development and application of a semantically grounded version of the Workflow Management Coalition's Business Process Analytics Format (BPAF) specification.
Lloyd Dugan discusses using the BPMN visual programming language for designing composite services and service orchestration.
Cesare Pautasso discusses the conceptual relationship between business processes and stateful RESTful services, showing how BPM can be used to design and implement hypermedia-based services.
Manas and Clemens discuss deriving business agility from SOA and BPM, how SOA and BPM enable agility, and pitfalls/recommendations for organizational culture, business and technical architectures.
Hajo Normann on modeling human interaction, improving BPM models, orchestrating composed services, central task management, business-IT alignment, non-deterministic processes, and choreography.
Bill Burke shows how to use REST to create interfaces to middleware services – messaging, transactions, workflow, security – in order to have RESTful enterprise SOA implementations.
Cesare Pautasso proves that BPM can be used to compose and implement REST web services, showing the relationship between business processes and stateful resources accessed through a RESTful API.
Russ Miles and Toby Hobson outline many factors to be considered when adopting a cloud solution, creating a wider view of the cloud from the development and business perspective.
Next Generation of Business-Driven SOA: The Convergence of Performance-Driven Business and Service-Orientation
John DesJardins believes that the new SOA will measure their businesses alignment with IT in order to asses the impact of services or of changes or new initiatives, up-time, response time, etc.
Anne Thomas Manes talks about SOA's reincarnation. Old SOA had to die because it was focused on technology and products, while the new one will be focused on architecture, principles and practices.