Ever wondered exactly how other IT teams handle seemingly insurmountable app dev tasks?
What’s not to like about z/Linux and other cheap mainframe workloads?
The only way to solve the seemingly intractable problems of storage management is to do so strategically.
Thanks to improved corporate information security practices, attackers are seeking new methods for accessing sensitive corporate information, putting storage media more at risk than ever. We offer several recommendations for destroying data.
Business execs, shadowed by electronic and paper trails, are demanding better software quality assurance. The challenge is defining quality metrics that developers and enterprise users can agree on.
Enterprises are moving beyond simple process automation. Increasingly, managers want to own more of the business process and have the ability to change it. Are today’s development tools up to the task?
Newly extended enterprise resource planning systems
give developers the flexibility to use ERPs as application development platforms for building service-oriented architectures.
Although SOAs built on open-source apps are still
rare, they’re inevitable for the same reasons open-source Web and app servers have become the
platforms of choice for other development projects.
Business rules management technologies, which separate the logic behind a business decision from the mechanics of carrying it out, simplify development and promise business users greater ability to manage changes to business processes.
Businesses are paying more attention to master data management for several reasons. Many enterprises are looking at MDM to improve supply-chain efficiency while complying with federal mandates.
Even companies that have embraced next-generation mainframe workloads often give short shrift to the question of training. What gives?
Chappell & Associates' David Chappell detailed the design patterns for a new breed of service-oriented applications (SOAs) at his VSLive! keynote on Tuesday.
Microsoft's Larry Jordan describes how his team reinvigorated MSDN with 64-bit servers, VS 2005, and Web services.