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Service orientation is one of the most popular trends of these recent years, but there are not any metrics on it. Hence you can not consume SOA in a project with a specific measuring. On the other side, Unified Process (especially RUP) has powerful abilities on such developments. In our discussion Chris Shayan is going to demonstrate that we can combine SOA and RUP with each other and finally make a Service Oriented Unified Process. Speaker Bio: Chris Shayan has authored three books which are on Flash ActionScript, UML and RUP. In addition, he has developed two open source frameworks which are Paradise RAD and AOJF. Also, Chris has participated in various open source projects such as hibernate, struts, liferay and etc. He has been a Java EE architect for about 3 years and right now he is CTO of ASHNA Samane company. SOAWorld Conference & Expo 2008 East June 23-24, 2... (more)

Bowstreet Advances Automation With Portal-Based Solutions

Bowstreet, the industry's leading provider of prepackaged composite applications and web-based services, announced it has launched a set of portal-based composite applications, designed to increase productivity. Enterprise Portal Solutions will not be available until mid-December. Bowstreet is priming the market for its release by offering Web seminars and demonstrations. The first suite of the Enterprise Portal Solutions, Workforce Management Suite, is to bring about reduced overhead costs and improved employee productivity, through automation and employee self-service (ESS) and... (more)

Authors Guild Accuses Google of 'Massive Copyright Infringement'

"This is a plain and brazen violation of copyright law," said Authors Guild president Nick Taylor. "It's not up to Google or anyone other than the authors, the rightful owners of these copyrights, to decide whether and how their works will be copied." Taylor was speaking as the Authors Guild and a Lincoln biographer, a children's book author, and a former Poet Laureate of the United States filed a class action suit today in federal court in Manhattan against Google over what they call its unauthorized scanning and copying of books through its Google Library program. The suit all... (more)

IBM & Cloud Computing: How "SOA in the Cloud" Can Produce Real Change

"SOA serves as the foundation for the move into the cloud," stated Dr. Kareem Yusuf, Director Product Management, WebSphere Software, IBM, in his keynote at SOA World Conference & Expo in NYC Tuesday. "What are the characteristics of the cloud?" Dr Yusuf then asked. Shared infrastructure, self-service capabilities, and the fact that it will be virtualized are several that he mentioned. He also noted that two things stand out about the cloud - self-service access and management, and elastic scaling. "What we are actually doing with the cloud comes down to cloud services," state... (more)

Sun and Bowstreet Join Forces to Deliver Dynamic Web Services Assembly on Sun ONE Platform

(Portsmouth, NH; Santa Clara, CA) –Bowstreet and Sun Microsystems, Inc., have significantly advanced the Sun ONE services on demand initiative with an agreement to port the Bowstreet Business Web Factory to the Sun ONE architecture, including the iPlanet Application Server and the iPlanet Portal Server platform. The agreement brings dynamic Web services assembly – the ability to assemble and customize the appropriate Web services at run-time – to the enterprise. As part of the agreement, Bowstreet will offer a fully integrated version of its Web services development and assembly ... (more)