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WOA: The future of SOA?

By Dick Weisinger

First generation Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) services were built around technologies like SOAP and sophisticated WS-* specifications. But SOA has had a problem of bootstrapping itself into the mainstream and much of the delay in its uptake has been around

Technology: Google takes a Swipe at XML

By Dick Weisinger

XML has its roots going back to SGML in the 1980s and has been with us as a standard since 1997. The advantage of XML is that it is a simple way to serialize and exchange structured data. It’s detractors

Oracle: Targeting Enterprise 2.0

By Dick Weisinger

Oracle has been a laggard when it comes to on-Demand and Web 2.0, but that may be changing. In mid May Oracle announced they plan to open a 200,000 square foot $285 million dollar data center in West Jordan, Utah.

Web2.0: Enterprise 2.0 Grows On

By Dick Weisinger

Enterprise 2.0, the business version of Web 2.0, is set to grow to $4.3 billion by 2013 reports Forrester Research. The technologies within the relatively new sector are social networking/collaboration tools, RSS and mashups. In 2008, companies with 1000 or

Web2.0: Only Getting Stronger in 2008

By Dick Weisinger

Four years ago at the O’Reilly Media Web 2.0 Conference the term ‘Web 2.0’ was born. The term refers to the collaborative nature of newer web-based technologies, and includes things like social networking, RSS, wikis, blogs and folksonomies. 2007 saw