Microsoft needs to decide what it wants to be when it grows up.
To date, the biggest obstacle to SOA governance adoption has been lack of understanding of what governance is and why it matters.
Analyst firm identifies four basic approaches to enterprise architecture: traditional, federated, middle out, and managed diversity. Will this be the path forward for CIOs?
Cloud computing is all about reducing costs and increasing efficiency, right? A 19th century economist might disagree--and "compute efficiency" may someday be as important to achieve as energy efficiency.
IBM leads the middleware software market and is taking customers away from Oracle thanks to changes in pricing strategy.
Discussions of cloud computing often break down to complaints the term "doesn't mean anything," or to a bits-and-bytes acronym soup. But the fact is getting to flexible, variable, elastic IT is a big deal.
At the South by Southwest Interactive festival, a Ford systems engineer opines on what consumers may be able to expect in terms of hardware/software platforms in their cars five years from now.
After falling nearly 9 percent last year, global IT spending is set to rise more than 8 percent in 2010 to the tune of $1.6 trillion, predicts Forrester Research.
The total value for tech merger and acquisition activity reaches $142 billion in 2009; in contrast, the second quarter of 2008 alone saw $173 billion in tech M&A deals.
WOA is the latest term to confuse developers. However REST and SOA can be best friends.