Upcoming Webinar

I will be presenting a webinar on January 21. Topic: Managing Change Needed for Service-Oriented Architectures and Cloud Computing. Description: Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Cloud Computing projects are no different from other IT projects in that larger projects tend to fail and issues regarding people and change can scuttle projects. Oftentimes, such change issues are…


Published:January 6, 2014 View Post

Service-Oriented Architecture and PaaS Cloud Providers

In a recent article, David Linthicum posited that “Most PaaS providers are really SOA-based development platforms.” I like that his article clearly makes the connection between service-oriented architecture and the use of services from PaaS Cloud Providers. Take a look at SOA Dead? Not If You’re Using PaaS for App Dev.


Published:June 26, 2013 View Post

Cloud Users’ View of Security

Two recent surveys (details below) support the driving and restraining forces related to security shown in the Force Field Analysis for Using a Public Cloud instead of an In-House Private Cloud posted a couple weeks ago. Participants in both surveys were Cloud users. Data supporting the driving forces: The TechInsights Report 2013: Cloud Succeeds stated…


Published:June 19, 2013 View Post