By Martin LaMonica
Staff Writer, CNET News.com
Published: May 21, 2007, 10:37 AM PDT
Call it “SOA” for the gaming generation.
IBM on Monday introduced a three-dimensional video game that puts a businessperson in a virtual office with the task of constructing a more efficient company.
The game, called Innov8, is meant to address a lack of skills in understanding and improving a company’s internal business processes.
Process improvement is a critical …
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by Joe McKendrick
Are mashups the face of SOA? Recently, as part of the team preparing collateral for the recent InfoWorld SOA Executive Forum in New York, I had the opportunity to speak with some industry leaders about the converging roles of SOA and Web 2.0.
Mighael Botha, technology evangelist at Software AG, put it this way: “I see mashups as being the face of SOA,” he said. “Mashups are something that I can take to a user, and say, ‘Okay, this is a mash-up that shows a single view of a customer within your organization.’ The user might not understand what a mashup is, but when they see that they can get all kinds of data about their customers or products from five or six or seven different systems in the back end.”
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