Category: Web Services A Manager’s Guide

 < Free Open Study >        •  Table of Contents Web Services: A Manager’s Guide By Anne Thomas Manes   Publisher : Addison Wesley Pub Date : June 11, 2003 ISBN : 0-321-18577-3 Pages : 352 Slots : 1         Copyright     Praise for Web Services     Addison-Wesley Information Technology Series     Foreword: Understanding the […]

 < Free Open Study >    Foreword: Understanding the Power (and Limitations) of Web Services This book performs a valuable service for managers seeking to harness the business potential of Web services technology. Web services represent a major step in the direction of service-oriented architectures, and these, in turn, will provide a foundation for extraordinary innovation in […]

 < Free Open Study >    Preface This book provides an overview of Web services. Its purpose is to help you make more informed decisions about adopting Web services in your company. Unlike most books you’ll find on the subject, this guide is written for managers and not for engineers. I’ve tried to limit the use of […]

 < Free Open Study >    Acknowledgments I’d like to thank all the people who helped me write this book. In particular I’d like to thank my technical reviewers, including Daniel Applequist, John Seely Brown, Kevin Dick, Chris Ferris, Chris Kurt, Wendell Lansford, David Linthicum, Joel Munter, Eric Newcomer, and Ed Roman. Your comments were invaluable. Simon […]

   < Free Open Study >        •  Table of Contents Web Services: A Manager’s Guide By Anne Thomas Manes   Publisher : Addison Wesley Pub Date : June 11, 2003 ISBN : 0-321-18577-3 Pages : 352 Slots : 1     “This book performs a valuable service for managers seeking to harness the business potential of […]

 < Free Open Study >    Praise for Web Services “‘Application integration is hard,’ says Anne, and she sure is right. Unfortunately, the nature of the beast is to expect and demand easy answers to hard problems, and the management, technology and deployment problems are legion in application interoperability. Nevertheless, we have no choice if we want […]

 < Free Open Study >    Addison-Wesley Information Technology Series Capers Jones and David S. Linthicum, Consulting Editors The information technology (IT) industry is in the public eye now more than ever before because of a number of major issues in which software technology and national policies are closely related. As the use of software expands, there […]

 < Free Open Study >    UDDI Registries If you intend to deploy a private UDDI registry, you should go through the same evaluation process as you do for your Web services platform. You should always select a product based on your requirements. In this situation, though, there are fewer options to evaluate. As of this writing, […]

 < Free Open Study >    Executive Summary To build Web services, you need to select some products. I wouldn’t be surprised if you found the blizzard of Web services products intimidating. Fortunately, you don’t need a lot of products for your pilot project. At a minimum you need Web services platforms for the client and server […]

 < Free Open Study >    Copyright Many of the designations used by manufacturers and sellers to distinguish their products are claimed as trademarks. Where those designations appear in this book, and Addison-Wesley was aware of a trademark claim, the designations have been printed with initial capital letters or in all capitals. The author and publisher have […]

 < Free Open Study >    Book Outline Chapter 1, The Application Integration Crisis, identifies the motivation behind Web services. In nearly every survey taken during the past 10 years, managers consistently list application integration as one of the top three technology issues facing business. Application integration provides both tactical and strategic value to a business. From […]

 < Free Open Study >      Glossary abstract interface A description of the functionality supported by a service, but not the protocols used to access the service. An abstract interface corresponds to a service type. In a Web service, the abstract interface defines the operations the service supports and the formats of the messages that must […]

 < Free Open Study >    Associated Products The associated products are products that use or rely on Web services. There are lots of different types of associated Web services products. Many of them existed long before Web services came onto the scene, and they have been adapted or extended to work with and exploit the power […]

 < Free Open Study >    Chapter 9. Evaluation Guidelines After you’ve made the decision to develop applications using Web services, how do you go about selecting products? There is no one product that is best for all situations. In fact, you’ll almost certainly need multiple products. As a rule, you should always select your products based […]

 < Free Open Study >    Characterizing Your Project Before you try to select a product, you first need to understand the requirements of your project. Are you developing a new application, or extending an existing application? Is the application for internal or external use (or both)? Are you building a corporate application, or will you sell […]

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