Changes for IT and Regulatory Requirements

This post picks up on two ideas in my last post. The first  idea is that IT will have significant change, in part, from the adoption of Cloud Computing. Take a look at IT Departments Won’t Exist in Five Years at It states that: Consumerization of IT and self-service trends will lead to a…


Published:June 12, 2013 View Post

Five Principles for the Incremental SOA Analysis

After last week’s posting, I thought I should say more about incremental SOA analysis. The following is from Chapter 10 in Web Services, Service-Oriented Architectures, and Cloud Computing. Service-oriented architecture (SOA) projects are no different from other IT projects in that larger projects tend to fail and issues regarding change can scuttle projects. This chapter…


Published:May 29, 2013 View Post

Incremental SOA and Change

Computerworld had an article last January that discussed American Airlines’ approach to using Web Services and multiple enterprise service buses (ESBs) as part of their service-oriented architecture (SOA). The authors emphasized a change from build vs. buy and from using mainframes. That, however, is not the part I found interesting. (Also, several comments to the…


Published:May 22, 2013 View Post