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SOA – Maturity is Key Presentation, EDUCAUSE Enteprise 2009

My presentation on SOA in the Enterprise – Maturity is Key has been posted in a couple of places. First, on the EDUCAUSE site: EDUCAUSE – Enterprise 2009 Site and at Slideshare.net: Soa Maturity is the Keyhttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=soamaturity2-090506093907-phpapp02&rel=0&stripped_title=soa-maturity-is-the-key View more presentations from jimphelps. Advertisements

SOA from the Registrar’s Perspective

Just had a hallway (okay, exhibit floor conversation) with Tom Black of Stanford University.  They have ideas on embedded enrollment functions in several places: inside their LMS, available via iPhone applications and elsewhere.  They would expose those enrollment functions as services then write to those services.  Interesting.  We also talked about orchestrating a flow, click … Continue reading

Agility – it keeps me up at night

Our last CIO, Annie Stunden, used to talk about “what keeps her up at night”. These were the big intractable things or the big high-risk, highly visible projects she was working on. For me, it’s agility. How does an enterprise that prides itself on tradition and autonomy of everyone at every level become agile – … Continue reading

EDUCAUSE SAC – SOA Presentation

This is a 90 minute presentation on Service Oriented Architecture that I gave at the EDUCAUSE Seminars on Academic Computing in Snowmass Village, Colorado. This talk was given on August 9, 2006 The link below is to the PDF version of the talk. EDUCAUSE SAC Presentation on Service Oriented Architecture (PDF)

SOA as IT Portfolio process

In the SOA Migration Strategy planning, we are transitioning from DISCOVERY to PROJECT process (see the I.T. Portfolio Book). We will begin a series of projects to implement SOA in the near futureThe book talks about three models for DISCOVERY phase analysis: Technology Maturity Modeling (Gartner Hype Curve) See the example here: http://nnlm.gov/pnr/eval/rogers.html Scenario Modeling … Continue reading

U-Minn presentations: SOA, Folksonomy and IT Architecture

On Monday (April 3, 2006), I was at University of Minnesota presenting on four topics. Below are links to the slides as PDFs: UW-Madison’s SOA Migration Strategy – what is it and how do we get one Folksonomy and Web 2.0 IT Architecture – What is it and why 3 isn’t enough Identity Management Nouns … Continue reading

SOA Migration Status

Here is the pdf version of my SOA Migration Status Report 02 Feb 2006

Three forces for migration to SOA

There are three forces that we can bring to bear to push change to a Service Oriented Architecture. (1) Architectural Purity >This is the force of arguing that it is the right thing to do. You can state a lot of reasons why it is the right thing to do like: composite applications, workflow, ROI, … Continue reading

D2L Interfaces and Integration Meeting 10 August 2005

Pyle Center 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Room 217 Facilitator: Molly Langstaff, University of Iowa Goal: Understand institution/system needs and the Desire2Learn company direction. Lay out plan of action for fulfilling needs.

Flying to Lawson to discuss SOA

I’ll be flying out to Lawson towards the end of August to discuss their support for Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web Services. Below is a statement and (growing) list of questions that I’ll take along.