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    The Seven Fallacies of Business Process Execution

    by Jean-Jacques Dubray Follow 3 Followers on  Dec 04, 2007 22

    After 8+ years of intense research, the promises of BPM have not materialized: we are still far from having the ability to use the business process models designed by business analysts to create complete executable solutions. Some argue that we need to re-engineer BPM standards. In this paper we explore a new architecture blueprint for BPMSs that offers a cleaner alignment between SOA and BPM.

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    Interview: IBM Architect Bertrand Portier on joining MDD and SOA

    by Jean-Jacques Dubray Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 29, 2007

    In the wake of the latest product announcement from IBM, InfoQ talked to Bertrand Portier about a RedBook that presents a Model-Driven-Development approach to service construction. The concepts are general enough to be applied to product stacks other than IBM.

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    Setting out for Service Component Architecture

    by Henning Blohm Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 18, 2007 12

    Henning Blohm, Java EE Software Architect at SAP and Co-Chair of the SCA-J Technical Committee provides his perspective on Service Component Architecture as a cross-technology programming model integration. He argues that for vendors, SCA lowers the marginal costs of providing implementation or binding technology to its users and for users SCA reduces the marginal costs of making use of them.


Steve Sloan on BizTalk Server 2006 R2

Posted by Jean-Jacques Dubray Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 04, 2007

InfoQ talked to Steve Sloan, Senior Product Manager, about the BizTalk Server 2006 R2 in the context of SOA.


SCA Interview

Posted by Mark Little Follow 12 Followers on  Oct 03, 2007

InfoQ caught up with several of the developers and users of SCA at the first OpenCSA Plenary. Here's what they had to say concerning SCA and its adoption.


Interview: Dino Chiesa on Microsoft's SOA strategy

Posted by Jean-Jacques Dubray Follow 3 Followers on  Sep 04, 2007

InfoQ talked to Dino Chiesa, Director of Marketing for .Net in the Connected Systems Division to better understand Microsoft's SOA strategy and how customers were using WCF.


Bridging the gap between BI & SOA

Posted by Arnon Rotem-Gal-Oz Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 10, 2007

Business intelligence (BI) and service-oriented architecture (SOA) have conflicting principles and needs. This article will show you how to make peace between them. 11


Case Study: Composite Applications at Safeco

Posted by Denis Rivera Follow 0 Followers , JJ Dubray Follow 0 Followers , Cy Pauly Follow 0 Followers , Kari Wittgens Follow 0 Followers , Jennifer Fernandes Follow 0 Followers , Joanna Baas Follow 0 Followers , Andy Coughlan Follow 0 Followers , Ilene Samowitz Follow 0 Followers , Bill Seagren Follow 0 Followers , Steve Gies Follow 0 Followers on  May 29, 2007

How Safeco used SOA, SCA, BPEL, composite application approaches for legacy reuse, modifiability, Java and .NET interop & delivering a complex 5 system integration w/a small team in < 8 weeks. 2


Interview: Ricco Deutscher on "SOPERA"

Posted by Stefan Tilkov Follow 3 Followers on  May 15, 2007

Deutsche Post World Net, one of the world's largest logistics companies has announced plans to contribute its SOA platform to the Eclipse Foundation. InfoQ had a chance to talk to those responsible.


Interview: Frank Cohen on FastSOA

Posted by Stefan Tilkov Follow 3 Followers on  Apr 05, 2007

InfoQ had a chance to talk to Frank Cohen about his FastSOA methodology and architectural patterns. We have also published a one-chapter excerpt from his book on the topic. 6


ESB Roundup Part two: ESB Use Cases

Posted by Miko Matsumura Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 12, 2006

This is the second part of InfoQ's ESB series, an exploration of the Enterprise Service Bus. The focus is use cases for ESB --referencing analysts, survey research and community feedback. 27


ESB Roundup Part One: Defining the ESB

Posted by Miko Matsumura Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 05, 2006

A healthy debate has arisen in the SOA community around the Enterprise Service Bus. What is the best definition of an ESB? When should an ESB be deployed? What is its role in SOA? 32

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