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A very nice story broke yesterday about work that IBM is doing with the University of Florida to enable patient medical devices to be treated as services. There have been several press write-ups: “IBM, University of Florida Team Up on … Continue reading
The Expanding OOXML Embarrassment The Kavi Standard » Blog Archive » Bad Process, Part Deux In the past few weeks, apparently, Microsoft and its allies have been stacking the V1 committee at INCITS. (tags: ooxml microsoft) heise open – Hintergrund … Continue reading
This morning IBM announced a broad patent pledge that covers over 150 of the core software interoperability standards. These standards had all been previously given royalty free licenses, but from a variety of sources at a variety of times. This … Continue reading
Open Source The government open source dynamic | The Register 2+ year old article but still quite relevant. (tags: government opensource) Promotion of open standards in Poland | EDRI “The coalition aims at taking measures to ensure freedom of choice … Continue reading
Here’s some good, positive move from OASIS: Kelvin Lawrence, co-chair of the Web Services Security Technical Committee, announced over in his blog that the TC did what it was supposed to do and so voted itself out of existence. He … Continue reading
Computer Stuff An Antic Disposition: Ass-backwards Compatibility “However one thinks of the OOXML specification, it lacks the quality, the consideration and the perspective of an open standard.” (tags: microsoft odf) Ben Ramsey – Blog Archive – XML & Web Services … Continue reading
Office 2.0 Office 2.0 meets the enterprise | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com “The morning discussions at the Office 2.0 conference centered on bringing 2.0 (Web, Office, Enterprise, Lunch, Dinner, and my favorite, Work, etc.) into the mainstream of business … Continue reading
IBM has posted three videos up on YouTube related to our recent SOA news. They are: What is Service Oriented Architecture SOA? – Part 1 (the angle taken on this video is one I have never used, I must admit) … Continue reading
According to CNET and others [time sensitive news search link], WebMethods is buying Infravio. I’ve been predicting a rollup in the web services/SOA space for years, but it is certainly happening more slowly than I expected. (Thanks to Debbie Moynihan … Continue reading
One of the benefits of interoperability is substitutability: the ability to take one software application from one provider and put in its place another application from a possibly different provider. Open standards enable interoperability and hence substitutability. If I were … Continue reading
OSGi Patent Pledge eWeek: Group Pledges Free Patent Access to Speed OSGi Adoption “Five IT companies—including giants IBM, Nokia and Samsung—and the OSGi Alliance announced July 26 that they will pledge royalty-free access to patents they own in an effort … Continue reading
ACM Queue – ASPs: The Integration Challenge – Tips for integrating with application service providers using Web services. “Tips for integrating with application service providers using Web services.” (tags: soa webservices) DesktopLinux.com: OpenOffice 2.0.3 available for download “OpenOffice.org 2.0.3 is … Continue reading
SOA / Web Services IBM launches SOA Business Catalog “IBM Corp has announced what it calls the IBM SOA Business Catalog, a collection of reusable IT services based on its own and its partners’ software.” (tags: soa) PRESS RELEASE: IBM’s … Continue reading
The podcast for “Part 4: The SOA Connection” of my series “Open Standards vs. Open Source” is now available. Click on the above graphic to access the mp3 file.
The podcast for “Part 3: Open Source” of my series “Open Standards vs. Open Source” is now available. Click on the above graphic to access the mp3 file.
I just posted the fourth and final part, “The SOA Connection,” of the “Open Standards vs. Open Source” series. It took a while, but I finally got there. All the sections are now linked together. I’ve also put on my … Continue reading
Part 1: Standards Part 2: Software Part 3: Open Source Software Part 4: The SOA Connection In the beginning, there was one computer and it was big and slow and it filled an entire room. Eventually, there were many computers … Continue reading
ODF ODF has successful week, Microsoft watches Interesting discussion in comments about the plug-in for MS Office. (tags: odf) OOoCon 2006 CFP Via Simon Phipps, in case you are interested in an OpenOffice conference. Has an OSD/XML track. (tags: odf … Continue reading
This is what wasn’t quite approved last month due to some procedural wrangling. See Tom Glover’s blog for more information.
Sanjiva Weerawarana’s Blog – Debate about Jini vs. WS-* For my money, Sanjiva’s one of the smartest people in the world regarding web services, so when he speaks, I listen. I remember having these types of debates back in 2000. … Continue reading
I’m not sure many people have heard of this, so I thought I would provide a pointer to the Tuscany project now under incubation in Apache. Here’s a blurb from the description there: Apache Tuscany provides runtime capabilities for applications … Continue reading
See Tom Glover’s entry: “WS-I ponders asynchrony and reliability (day 2)”
Tom Glover is providing a nearly real time exposition of the work going on in the Web Services Interoperability Organization this week in Salt Lake City, Utah. One of the big topic is RAMP, or the Reliable Asynchronous Messaging Protocol … Continue reading
Tom Glover is stirring the pot again with two provocative and timely posts about profiles in the web services world. In the first post entitled “Next steps for WS-I : Interoperable Reliable Asynchronous Messaging” he asks whether it isn’t time … Continue reading
Via Kelvin Lawrence, OASIS has just posted the press release for the web services standard WS-Security 1.1. The standards (in their pre-approved form) are here.
See Kelvin’s blog entry “Web Services Security 1.1 is now an OASIS Standard”.
The November/December 2004 edition of the IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal is now online and contains several articles about SOA and Web services. Accelerated JSF development for XML-based SOA using Rational Application Developer and WebSphere Application Server — Part 1: … Continue reading
Several months ago I posted an entry called called “Standards and open source: they are not unrelated” where I made some points around the connections between standards and open source. Open source libraries that implement standards are what I call … Continue reading
See this entry in the Dilbert Blog. Save the date: February 6, 2006.
Today IBM is announcing a major initiative out of our healthcare and education practices that focuses on using open standards to drive growth, interoperability, and innovation. I’m going to spend a lot of time over the next days and weeks … Continue reading