Comparing Megavendors IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP in SaaS

  Shift in application architecture over the years A critical shift in the concept of an “application” is well under way. Once end users stopped creating their own monolithic applications, applications became vendor-constructed monoliths — mass-market-focused bundles of black-box or opaque functionality delivered on a vendor-specified release schedule. With the advent of new technical capabilities…

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SOA and BPM: you can't have the one without the other?

SOA is about obtaining better enterprise agility and….so is BPM…SOA is about interconnecting “stovepiped” applications and…so is BPM…SOA has business aspects and technological aspects and…so has BPM… Articles about SOA usually contain info about BPM as if it was a part of SOA: having exposed business services does not provide agility per se, agility is…

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BizTalk extensions for Windows Workflow Foundation first CTP

As we know WF and Biztalk are related and both have their strenghts and weaknesses: Windows Workflow Foundation provides a new programming model that developers can use for declaratively creating business logic in software. BizTalk Server provides an enterprise class server with tools for IT Professionals and Business Analysts for hosting and managing business logic…

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