THE WEB SERVICES AND SERVICE ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE REVOLUTION

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The Web Services And Service Oriented Architecture Revolution

Author : Melvin B. Greer
ISBN : 9780595382477
Genre : Business & Economics
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While Web services technology is a straightforward extension of existing Internet technology, its ultimate impact on the enterprise will be profound. The Web Services and Service Oriented Architecture Revolution is about providing dramatic business performance improvements through incremental technological innovation. While the initial focus of the revolution is on cost reduction, the ultimate objective is to enable the "Agile Enterprise." Current marketplace disillusionment notwithstanding, author Melvin B. Greer Jr. provides immediate, real-world project benefits to those willing and able to develop and follow a well-conceived Web services game plan. Embarking on this journey is not an easy endeavor, and the stakes are high. But some businesses are already achieving significant benefits in actual mission-critical, high-performance, productive applications that rely on Web services technology. Don't let your competitors begin the migration to this emerging technology before you do. With patience and the right help, your enterprise can succeed!
Category: Business & Economics

Web Services Service Oriented Architectures And Cloud Computing

Author : Douglas K. Barry
ISBN : 0080520944
Genre : Computers
File Size : 73.2 MB
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Web services are leading to the use of more packaged software either as an internal service or an external service available over the Internet. These services, which will be connected together to create the information technology systems of the future, will require less custom software in our organizations and more creativity in the connections between the services. This book begins with a high-level example of how an average person in an organization might interact with a service-oriented architecture. As the book progresses, more technical detail is added in a "peeling of the onion" approach. The leadership opportunities within these developing service-oriented architectures are also explained. At the end of the book there is a compendium or "pocket library" for software technology related to service-oriented architectures. · Only web services book to cover both data management and software engineering perspectives, excellent resource for ALL members of IT teams · Jargon free, highly illustrated, with introduction that anyone can read that then leads into increasing technical detail · Provides a set of leadership principles and suggested application for using this technology.
Category: Computers

Practical Cloud Security

Author : Melvin B. Greer, Jr.
ISBN : 9781315353166
Genre : Business & Economics
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Melvin Greer and Kevin Jackson have assembled a comprehensive guide to industry-specific cybersecurity threats and provide a detailed risk management framework required to mitigate business risk associated with the adoption of cloud computing. This book can serve multiple purposes, not the least of which is documenting the breadth and severity of the challenges that today’s enterprises face, and the breadth of programmatic elements required to address these challenges. This has become a boardroom issue: Executives must not only exploit the potential of information technologies, but manage their potential risks.
Category: Business & Economics

Going Corporate

Author : Shailendra Kadre
ISBN : 9781430237013
Genre : Business & Economics
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Going Corporate: A Geek's Guide shows technology workers how to gain the understanding and skills necessary for becoming an effective, promotable manager or sought-after consultant or freelancer. Technology professionals typically dive deeply into small pieces of technology—like lines of code or the design of a circuit. As a result, they may have trouble seeing the bigger picture and how their work supports an organization’s goals. But ignoring or dismissing the business or operational aspects of projects and products can lead to career stagnation. In fact, understanding the larger business environment is essential for those who want a management job, a consulting gig, or to one day start a business. It’s also essential for those who have been promoted and find themselves flailing for lack of a business education. Going Corporate: A Geek's Guide to the rescue! This book is designed to help readers gain management skills, insight, and practical understanding of essential business and operational topics. Readers will learn to develop project and program management skills, deliver service efficiently and improve processes, implement governance, analyze financial statements, and much more. After reading this book, technology professionals will understand such things as enterprise architecture, IT operations management, strategic and financial management—and how each relates to the others. Detailed case studies help cement an understanding of how an IT organization and its workers succeed in the 21st century. This book: Illustrates how pieces of the business puzzle fit together to form a robust enterprise Prepares readers to get promoted into management Explains the key management skills and knowledge required for a successful IT career What you’ll learn The skills and knowledge it takes to be an effective project, program, or mid-level manager, in-demand consultant—or even a C-level executive How your current job fits into the bigger picture What your organization must do to create customers and make a profit How good governance turns strategy into effective action How understanding finances—corporate or departmental—can help unlock business potential The tools necessary for making sound operational decisions Who this book is for Workers in the technology trenches wondering how to improve career potential Technology professionals aiming for management positions Fresh graduates starting a career in the corporate world Recently promoted managers with little or no business education Students in technical or business programs This book will also be useful for practicing engineers and managers as a refresher course on operational challenges encountered in the day-to-day life of technology executives. Table of Contents Understanding Enterprise IT Project Management: A Different Perspective Delivery and Program Management Service Delivery Management Portfolio Management Presales, Bid Management, and Sales and Marketing Infrastructure Elements The Cloud: Fundamentals, Strategy, and Economics The Fascinating World of Finance IT and Business Processes IT and Business Analytics IT and Operations Management Corporate Governance in IT Companies IT in Modern Vehicle Development Programs Streamlining IT Using Service-Oriented Architecture Strategic Thinking and the Evolution of Information Systems What Managers Are Discussing What CIOs Are Discussing References and Suggested Readings
Category: Business & Economics

The Agile Architecture Revolution

Author : Jason Bloomberg
ISBN : 9781118417874
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 41.62 MB
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A sneak peek at up-and-coming trends in IT, a multidimensionalvision for achieving business agility through agilearchitectures The Agile Architecture Revolution places IT trends intothe context of Enterprise Architecture, reinventing EnterpriseArchitecture to support continuous business transformation. Itfocuses on the challenges of large organizations, while placingsuch organizations into the broader business ecosystem thatincludes small and midsize organizations as well as startups. Organizes the important trends that are facing technology inbusinesses and public sector organizations today and over the nextseveral years Presents the five broad organizing principles calledSupertrends: location independence, global cubicle, democratizationof technology, deep interoperability, and complex systemsengineering Provides a new perspective on service-oriented architecture inconjunction with architectural approaches to cloud computing andmobile technologies that explain how organizations can achievebetter business visibility through IT and enterprisearchitecture Laying out a multidimensional vision for achieving agilearchitectures, this book discusses the crisis points that promisesudden, transformative change, unraveling how organizations'spending on IT will continue to undergo radical change over thenext ten years.
Category: Business & Economics

Web Intelligence Meets Brain Informatics

Author : Ning Zhong
ISBN : 9783540770275
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings of the First WICI International Workshop on Web Intelligence meets Brain Informatics, WImBI 2006, which was held in Beijing, China, in December 2006. The workshop explores a new perspective of Web Intelligence (WI) research from the viewpoint of Brain Informatics (BI). The 26 revised full-length papers presented together with three introductory lectures have been carefully reviewed and selected.
Category: Computers

Service Oriented Architecture Paperback

Author : Thomas Erl
ISBN : 0134524454
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"Service Oriented Architecture is a hot, but often misunderstood topic in IT today. Thomas articulately describes the concepts, specifications, and standards behind service orientation and Web Services. For enterprises adopting SOA, there is detailed advice for service-oriented analysis, planning, and design. This book is a must read!" --Alex Lynch, Principal Consultant, Microsoft Enterprise Services "One primary objective of applying SOA in design is to provide business value to the solutions we build. Understanding the right approach to analyzing, designing, and developing service-oriented solutions is critical. Thomas has done a great job of demystifying SOA in practical terms with his book." --Rick Weaver, IBM Senior Consulting Certified SW I/T Specialist "A pragmatic guide to SOA principles, strategy, and best practices that distills the hype into a general framework for approaching SOA adoption in complex enterprise environments." --Sameer Tyagi, Senior Staff Engineer, Sun Microsystems "A very timely and much needed contribution to a rapidly emerging field. Through clarifying the principles and nuances of this space, the author provides a comprehensive treatment of critical key aspects of SOA from analysis and planning to standards ranging from WS-specifications to BPEL. I''ll be recommending this book to both clients and peers who are planning on embracing SOA principles." --Ravi Palepu, Senior Field Architect, Rogue Wave Software "Finally, an SOA book based on real implementation experience in production environments. Too many SOA books get lost in the technical details of Web Services standards, or simply repeat vendor hype. This book covers the really hard parts: the complex process of planning, designing and implementing service-oriented architectures that meet organizational goals. It is an essential companion to any software developer, architect, or project manager implementing--or thinking about implementing--a service-oriented architecture." --Priscilla Walmsley, Managing Director of Datypic "Thomas Erl''s Service-Oriented Architecture: Concepts, Technology, and Design is as good an introduction to service-oriented architectures as one could wish for. In a single volume, it covers the entire topic, from theory to real-world use to technical details. The examples are superb and the writing is wonderfully clear." --Ronald Bourret, Author, "XML and Databases" "Finally an SOA book which gets to the point with real world answers and examples. Erl guides you on a real world SOA journey. From architecture design to industry standards, this book is well written and can be easily referenced for everyday use. When embarking on your own service orientated adventures, this is the book you want in your bag." --Clark Sell, Vice President, CSell Incorporated "Organizations struggling to evolve existing service-oriented solutions beyond simple Web Services now have an expert resource available. Leading the way to the true service-oriented enterprise, Thomas Erl demystifies the complexities of the open WS-I standards with detailed practical discussions and case studies. Erl''s depth and clarity makes this work a superb complement to his Field Guide." --Kevin P. Davis, PhD., Software Architect "This book is an excellent guide for architects, developers, and managers who are already working with or are considering developing Web Services or Service-Oriented Architecture solutions. The book is divided into four sections. In the first section the fundamental technologies of XML, Web Services and Service-Oriented Architectures are described in detail with attention given to emerging standards. The book is well written and very thorough in its coverage of the subject. I recommend this book highly to anyone interested in enterprise level service architectures." --Adam Hocek, President and CTO, Broadstrokes, Inc. Additional praise quotes are published at: www.soabooks.com/reviews.asp The foremost "how-to" guide to SOA Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) is at the heart of a revolutionary computing platform that is being adopted world-wide and has earned the support of every major software provider. In Service-Oriented Architecture: Concepts, Technology, and Design, Thomas Erl presents the first end-to-end tutorial that provides step-by-step instructions for modeling and designing service-oriented solutions from the ground up. Erl uses more than 125 case study examples and over 300 diagrams to illuminate the most important facets of building SOA platforms: goals, obstacles, concepts, technologies, standards, delivery strategies, and processes for analysis and design. His book''s broad coverage includes Detailed step-by-step processes for service-oriented analysis and service-oriented design An in-depth exploration of service-orientation as a distinct design paradigm, including a comparison to object-orientation A comprehensive study of SOA support in .NET and J2EE development and runtime platforms Descriptions of over a dozen key Web services technologies and WS-* specifications, including explanations of how they interrelate and how they are positioned within SOA The use of "In Plain English" sections, which describe complex concepts through non-technical analogies Guidelines for service-oriented business modeling and the creation of specialized service abstraction layers A study contrasting past architectures with SOA and reviewing current industry influences Project planning and the comparison of different SOA delivery strategies The goal of this book is to help you attain a solid understanding of what constitutes contemporary SOA along with step-by-step guidance for realizing its successful implementation. About the Web Sites Erl''s Service-Oriented Architecture books are supported by two Web sites. http:// www.soabooks.com provides a variety of content resources and http:// www.soaspecs.com supplies a descriptive portal to referenced specifications. � Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.
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Web Services Security

Author : Mark O'Neill
ISBN : 9780071811972
Genre : Computers
File Size : 52.24 MB
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Explains how to implement secure Web services and includes coverage of trust, confidentiality, cryptography, authentication, authorization, and Kerberos. You’ll also find details on Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), XML Key Management Specification (XKMS), XML Encryption, Hypertext Transfer Protocol-Reliability (HTTP-R) and more.
Category: Computers

Isse 2006 Securing Electronic Business Processes

Author : Sachar Paulus
ISBN : 3834891959
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 52.73 MB
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This book presents the most interesting talks given at ISSE 2006 - the forum for the interdisciplinary discussion of how to adequately secure electronic business processes. The topics include: Smart Token and e-ID-Card Developments and their Application - Secure Computing and how it will change the way we trust computers - Risk Management and how to quantify security threats - Awareness raising, Data Protection and how we secure corporate information. Adequate information security is one of the basic requirements of all electronic business processes. It is crucial for effective solutions that the possibilities offered by security technology can be integrated with the commercial requirements of the applications. The reader may expect state-of-the-art: best papers of the Conference ISSE 2006.
Category: Business & Economics