Enabling Service-Oriented Processes
Module #9 from the ZapThink Licensed Partner Program training materials. This module covers: Traditional vs. Service-Oriented What is a Business Process? Service-Oriented Process SOP Concepts Process vs. Applications SOA Tenet: Move from Code to Composition Fundamental Idea: Business Logic in Metadata Role of Composite Applications Business Process and Integration What about Workflow? Process Management Enterprise Applications and Process…

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Managing the SOA Lifecycle
Module #10 from the ZapThink Licensed Partner Program training materials. This module covers: How do you manage change? Building for ongoing change: The Death of the SDLC Service Lifecycle Considerations Service Lifecycle in Action The Services Lifecycle Team The Agile SOA Lifecycle The Secret Sauce: Metadata Metadata for SOA Metadata Management Requirements Metadata Best Practices What is a Registry? What is a Repository? Service Registry/Repository: Roles Handling Service Versioning CurrentStateSOAPractice-Europe-022006-ZTP-0212-1…

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Enabling Products & Standards
Presentation on the current state of the SOA market. This presentation covers: The State of the Market Introducing the SOAIF Security, Management & SOAIF WS Security Market Map Key Security/Policy Vendors Key Security/Policy Standards WS Management Market Map Key SOA Management Vendors Lifecycle/Governance/Metadata Key Management/Lifecycle Standards Arch., Devt. Tools & SOAIF SOA Tools Market Map App. Integration, Process & SOAIF SOP Market Map SO Integration/Process Key Vendors SO Integration/Process Standards The “Enterprise Service Bus” Lack of Convergence on ESB Meaning State of ESB Market Composite Application Key Vendors CurrentStateSOAPractice-Europe-022006-ZTP-0212-1…

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The ZapThink Approach to SOA Implementation
What is the best approach to putting SOA in production? Is it necessary to dive into the deep end and take a “pay and pray” approach to SOA implementation or is there a more logical, lower risk path to realizing the vision of SOA? In this workshop, ZapThink will discuss the steps that companies should take to move from today’s brittle infrastructures to loosely-coupled, process-centric SOA implementations. The session begins with point-to-point Web Services implementations for integration, securing, managing, and adding process layers to these Services, implementing registries and management for loose coupling, moving to asynchronous invocations for greater reliability, and implementing a governance infrastructure for greater visibility and control. We’ll provide the big picture for SOA adoption as well as the details on how to actually go about implementing SOA in a logical progression of steps, each resulting in significant ROI. Course Outline: The integration problem The…

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The ZapThink Approach to Service-Oriented Architecture Implementation
What is the best approach to putting SOA in production? Is it necessary to dive into the deep end and take a “pay and pray” approach to SOA implementation or is there a more logical, lower risk path to realizing the vision of SOA? In this workshop, ZapThink will discuss the steps that companies should take to move from today’s brittle infrastructures to loosely-coupled, process-centric SOA implementations. The session begins with point-to-point Web Services implementations for integration, securing, managing, and adding process layers to these Services, implementing registries and management for loose coupling, moving to asynchronous invocations for greater reliability, and implementing a governance infrastructure for greater visibility and control. We’ll provide the big picture for SOA adoption as well as the details on how to actually go about implementing SOA in a logical progression of steps, each resulting in significant ROI. Course Outline: The integration problem The SOA implementation…

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The ZapThink Approach to SOA Implementation Drilldown
What is the best approach to putting SOA in production? Is it necessary to dive into the deep end and take a “pay and pray” approach to SOA implementation or is there a more logical, lower risk path to realizing the vision of SOA? In this workshop, ZapThink will discuss the steps that companies should take to move from today’s brittle infrastructures to loosely-coupled, process-centric SOA implementations. The session begins with point-to-point Web Services implementations for integration, securing, managing, and adding process layers to these Services, implementing registries and management for loose coupling, moving to asynchronous invocations for greater reliability, and implementing a governance infrastructure for greater visibility and control. We’ll provide the big picture for SOA adoption as well as the details on how to actually go about implementing SOA in a logical progression of steps, each resulting in significant ROI. Course Outline: The integration problem The SOA implementation…

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ZapThink’s Service-Oriented Architecture Roadmap
ZAPTHINK’S ROADMAP TO SOA ADOPTION Companies today are struggling with the best way to implement IT infrastructures that enable business agility. Service-oriented architectures based on Web Services provide cost-effective approaches to achieving companies’ agility goals. ZapThink’s Roadmap to SOA adoption is a one-of-a-kind, full-color 24×18″ poster that provides organizations of all sizes and types an at-a-glance view at how to approach implementing Service-oriented architectures in a way that provides return-on-investment (ROI) at each step along the path toward agile IT infrastructures. Included on this easy-to-read poster are the steps and phases by which companies can move from today’s brittle infrastructures to loosely-coupled, coarse-grained, asynchronous SOAs. The poster covers concepts in point-to-point Web Services implementations for integration, securing, managing, and adding process layers to these services, implementing registries and management for loose coupling, moving to asynchronous invocations for greater reliability, and concepts in virtualization, contract-first development, SOA governance,…

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ZapThink SOA Roadmap
The ZapThink Roadmap for SOA Implementation presentation covers the following topics: The Practice of Architecture The Fundamental Tenets of SOA SOA Prerequisites Contracts and Policies Securing and Managing Services Metadata Management, Registries, and Repositories Service-Oriented Process This is a 46-slide presentation in pdf format.[hide -2]Download File[/hide][hide +1]Purchase: $195[/hide]…

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Metadata Management & Change Management
Event Description: ​​​​Are you involved with SOA-related projects? Do you have to make architectural design decisions? Are you building composite applications? If so, then you most probably deal with issues like: – If SOA can deliver on its promise (agility, reuse, etc.), what must my project do to achieve these benefits?– How do I calculate the ROI of SOA based on measurable metrics and hard facts?– Since I don’t start on the greenfield, must I ‘SOAize’ my existing application portfolio?– How compatible is the SOA-approach with my packaged applications (ERP, CRM, etc.)?– Who has done it; what are the lessons learned; where do I start? [ipt] has invited two Analysts, Ron Schmelzer and Jason Bloomberg from Zapthink (www.zapthink.com) to discuss these questions and provide the answers!. Together with [ipt], the Analysts from Zapthink will present their key findings, demonstrate case studies…

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