"New tools for an emerging class of app developers, who will create the B-school policies that drive SOAs, promise to help orgs mediate services and monitor their networks."
Online service providers such as eBay, Amazon,
Google and Yahoo have recognized the bottomline
value third-party app developers can bring
to their platforms.
The Dictionary Dudes Miss the Boat
Applying pizza flyer "aesthetics" (with more than a hint of irony) to UI design
What do novelty, ego, fashion and ideology have in common? Answer: They're all causes of irrational technology selection!
New book strengthens the Head First series
Elephants, tightropes and Ajax
Emotional software design
Hint: Make your software likeable!
Capturing the qualities of a UML training course in book form
You can’t say Information Builders
CEO Gerry Cohen doesn’t speak his
mind. You might be tempted to call him
a straight shooter. For example,
even though IBI is sitting on one
of the niftiest data integration
technologies on the market—its
iWay family of connectivity solutions—
Cohen dismisses data integration
as an over-hyped buzz term.
On paper, enterprise content management vendors have all the pieces needed to deliver integrated content
management, but the simplicity, functionality and elegance found in the different modules can be uneven, says one analyst.
COBOL is here to stay. It’s become UNICODE—compliant, object oriented and XML friendly. It participates in MDA,calls Web services natively and wraps itself in Java. Some mainframe shops are even deploying COBOL apps on Linux.
This article is an excerpt from the book Performance Dashboards: Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Your Business by Wayne W. Eckerson, director of research and services at TDWI, a worldwide association of data warehousing and business intelligence professionals.