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Build a Reuse Framework for SOA

Some say the benefits of reuse are exaggerated. Prove them wrong by implementing a plan of action.

SOA Governance: 'Not Much' Success, Panelists Say

Experts described the state of governance, which isn't easy to do but it's really necessary for your SOA effort.

UPDATED: Yahoo Seeking Deal with News Corp.

The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that Microsoft is facing another suitor for Yahoo: Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.

Study: Servers Lead Virtualization Pack

A global enterprise virtualization survey released today confirms that virtualization is becoming stronger and stronger in the enterprise, with server virtualization leading the wave.

Google, Microsoft, IBM, VeriSign and Yahoo Join OpenID Board

In a move that could help deliver single sign-on to the masses, Google, Microsoft, IBM, VeriSign and Yahoo have joined a consortium that backs a common federated identity specification.

IT Pays a Price for Poor Requirements Practices

A new survey quantifies the costs for poor requirements gathering. Companies should focus on process, rather than documentation, report argues.

Lessons From a Yahoo Scrum Rollout

Yahoo's top coach in Agile practices describes the process, and how it speeds up Web application delivery.

Microsoft Launches New 'Code Gallery' for Developers

Microsoft recently unveiled a new site for developers to download and share Microsoft-related code samples.

Vista SP1 May Arrive Feb. 15

A rumor is spreading across the Web that Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) may be scheduled to arrive on Feb. 15.

A Closer Look: Oracle Acquires BEA

The move seems to have come out of nowhere. What does it all mean?

Strongspace's 10-Day Crash Highlights Web Storage Risks

For the past 10 days, Sausalito, Calif.-based online document and storage hosting company Joyent struggled to get its online secure document collaboration service, Strongspace, back online.

Analysts: 'Inside Job' Among Top IT Security Concerns for '08

Browser-based attacks, bot vector incursions, targeted phishing, mobile hacking and insider espionage rank as top five security menaces for 2008.

News Analysis: Is Green IT Falling Short?

Green IT. Everyone wants it or is paying lip service about wanting it.

Survey: Leopard Tops in Consumer OS Satisfaction, Vista Far Behind

ChangeWave says Apple's Leopard operating system gets high marks from consumers, with Vista editions trailing the pack.

Microsoft Finds Excel Security Flaw

Microsoft Corp. said hackers have found a way to use some older versions of its Excel spreadsheet program to take over control of people's computers.

Microsoft Begins Releasing Source Code for .NET Framework Libraries

Microsoft today followed up on its earlier promise to start releasing the .NET framework library source code for .NET 3.5.

Sun To Acquire MySQL for $1 Billion

Sun Microsystems today said it will acquire MySQL, the leading supplier of open source database software, for $1 billion.

Microsoft Adds Dynamics Suite for Retailers

Microsoft this week has rolled out a turnkey solution that ties front-end CRM functions with back-end ERP and supply chain management systems.

EU Opens New Microsoft Investigation

European Union regulators investigating whether Microsoft is using monopoly powers to squeeze out competing Internet browsers and software rivals.

Build Web Apps With Java

Google Web Tools let you code Web apps in Java and then compile them to JavaScript and HTML. Java guru Joshua Bloch described some of the nuances at a recent event on the topic.

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