The New Language of Business: SOA & Web 2.0

An IBM Press book

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by Sandy Carter

Published: 20 Feb 2007
ISBN: 978-0-13-195654-4

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In The New Language of Business, senior IBM executive Sandy Carter demonstrates how to leverage SOA, Web 2.0, and related technologies to drive new levels of operational excellence and business innovation.
Writing for executives and business leaders inside and outside IT, Carter explains why flexibility and responsiveness are now even more crucial to success–and why services-based strategies offer the greatest promise for achieving them.
You’ll learn how to organize your business into reusable process components–and support them with cost-effective IT services that adapt quickly and easily to change. Then, using extensive examples–including a detailed case study describing IBM’s own experience–Carter identifies best practices, pitfalls, and practical starting points for success.


Podcast: Part 1 – Focuses on the relationship between SOA and Web 2.0 , Podcast: Part 2 – Discusses what SOA means for organizations of all sizes and examines growth opportunities for SOA , Podcast: Part 3 – Provides real-world examples of companies who have achieved success by aligning information technology with business goals through an SOA

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