Anne Thomas Manes believes organizations need SOA more than before, but using a redefined SOA based on the SOA Manifesto, focusing on models, methodologies and patterns, not on technology, intended to produce the desired business and technical goals.
Anne Thomas Manes is a Research Director with Burton Group/Gartner, a research and consulting firm. Prior to joining Burton Group, Manes was founder and CEO of Bowlight, a software industry analyst and consulting firm. A 24-year industry veteran, Manes was chief technology officer at Systinet. She pioneered Sun's Web services strategy and worked at Patricia Seybold Group.
The International SOA Symposium is a yearly event that features the top SOA experts and authors from around the world, providing a series of keynotes, talks, demonstrations, panels, and SOA training and certification workshops - all with an emphasis on realizing SOA in the real world.