• July 14, 2011 14 Jul'11

    XBRL Challenge offers $20,000 grand prize

    By Valerie Sarnataro, Editorial Assistant Coop Although XBRL looms as an SEC mandate, uptake is still slow for the XML-based language that handles business information. To spur more interest, the ...

  • July 11, 2011 11 Jul'11

    Distinguishing application integration from SOA

    Jack Vaughan, Editor   Sometimes it seems application integration and SOA are either mortal enemies or birds of a feather – there seldom seems to be much of a middle ground there. The dichotomy is ...

  • July 05, 2011 05 Jul'11

    Rod Johnson: A complex view on OSGi

    Some controversies hang on forever. One such is the controversy around simplifying Java, which certainly goes back to the EJB 2.0 days –- and which is sometimes at the base of OSGi arguments today. ...

  • July 05, 2011 05 Jul'11

    ESBs and application integration

    Increasingly, the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) is taking on any aspect of application integration middleware that might be required. Will this work?

  • June 24, 2011 24 Jun'11

    COBOL programmers now deploying Java apps

    COBOL developers and Java developers have long been at odds. Lately it seems like the Java folks are winning the fight. Many COBOL shops have given in and closed shop, or jumped fence into the Java ...

  • June 22, 2011 22 Jun'11

    Salesforce cloud event pushes social media model

    As one of the few early cloud computing darlings, has led a life as an outlier among outliers. What's next? It is integrating social media models.

  • June 21, 2011 21 Jun'11

    On Erl's growing body of SOA work

    As many SOA practitioners have discovered over the years, when team leaders and members are looking for a starting place, a refresher or a general reference on SOA, the library of Thomas Erl is a ...

  • June 20, 2011 20 Jun'11

    Cloudforce brings social networking Chatter to the fore

    Last week, held a CloudForce event here in Boston.  They have already been through Washington DC, and they'll be making their way across the nation.  As Barney Beal reports, ...

  • June 14, 2011 14 Jun'11

    Integration platform set for cloud, on-premise and hybrid setups

    Application integration software goes ''cloudward'' as Talend takes its newly purchased Sopera ESB to the next level.

  • June 14, 2011 14 Jun'11

    IBM Innovate 2011 conference coverage

    The staff was at IBM Innovate 2011, writing highlights, interviews, and reports on important news and advice from sessions and experts we met along the way.

  • June 13, 2011 13 Jun'11

    Integration testing challenges, Innovate 2011 and DevOps

    Find out what experts had to say about integration testing challenges and solutions at Innovate 2011.

  • June 09, 2011 09 Jun'11

    DevOps proponents remember ''DAD'' - Disciplined Agile Delivery

    Long an undercurrent,  the  conversation around DevOps is now gaining wider attention. Developers preparing work for operations have always been admonished not to 'throw it over the wall' but that ...

  • June 07, 2011 07 Jun'11

    "Development as a team sport" theme plays out at IBM Innovate event

    The cause for software productivity was forwarded this week at the IBM Innovate 2011 event in Orlando, Fla.

  • June 06, 2011 06 Jun'11

    Volt car maker touts software component reuse successes

    By some measures, General Motor's Volt hybrid electric car is moving to market very quickly. At IBM's Rational Innovate 2011, Bill Bolander, technical fellow, General Motors, featured the Volt as ...

  • May 27, 2011 27 May'11

    Cloud computing outlook: On caching, languages, integration

    When cloud computing first appeared it looked something like grid computing - albeit with a goodly dose of new age virtualization. The fact was that cloud carried with it the seeds of a ...