Tuesday Apr 15, 2014

ArchBeat Twitter Tuesday - Top 10 Tweets - April 8-14, 2014

The Top 10 tweets from @OTNArchBeat for the last seven days, April 8-14, 2014.

  1. Free OTN Virtual Dev Day: #Java 2014 - May 6 - 9am PT #lambdas #embedded #JavaEE7
    Apr 08, 2014 at 02:50 PM
  2. Understanding Where to Install the #ODI Standalone Agent | @XofDup
    Apr 14, 2014 at 11:40 AM
  3. Video: Preview of Great Lakes Oracle Conference, May 13-14, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.
    Apr 10, 2014 at 09:10 AM
  4. RT @soacommunity: SOA Governance at OTN @OracleSOA @OTNArchBeat #soacommunity #soagovernance
    Apr 08, 2014 at 02:44 PM
  5. Deploying Applications using #WLST | Rene van Wijk
    Apr 08, 2014 at 03:22 PM
  6. How to configure Oracle #SOA / #BPM task auto release | @jvzoggel
    Apr 08, 2014 at 03:15 PM
  7. RT @Addidici: OBIEE News is out! Stories via @Nephentur @OTNArchBeat @ITStaffingForum
    Apr 08, 2014 at 02:43 PM
  8. Video: #ADF - Designing for Internationalization - Character encoding | @BlueberryCoder
    Apr 08, 2014 at 03:03 PM
  9. Humantask Assignment: Names and Expressions Assignment via Rules | @MarcelvdGlind #BPM
    Apr 14, 2014 at 11:51 AM
  10. How #FusionApps implement Asynchronous Web Services | Jian Liang
    Apr 08, 2014 at 01:35 PM

Thought for the Day

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled."

Richard Feynman, theoretical physicist

Source: brainyquote.com

Tuesday Sep 13, 2011

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Wednesday Aug 24, 2011

Today's Links (8/24/2011)

Thursday May 26, 2011

Show Notes: SOA Governance First Steps

A great many organizations have some sort of SOA initiative underway. But how many have adopted a "hope it all works out" strategy rather than implementing some form of governance to insure that all that SOA stuff doesn't end up in the weeds? The mere mention of governance to some people carries connotations of Darth Vader. Others operate under the lingering perception that SOA governance is a process so complex as to induce adult whimpering.  

This week's ArchBeat Podcast launches a three-part discussion of SOA Governance First Steps, featuring a panel of people with the expertise to make a convincing argument that getting started with an effective SOA governance program is easier and far less frightening than you think. The panel for this program includes:

  • Cathy Lippert is director of product management for Oracle SOA Governance [Linkedin | Blog]
  • Mark Dutra is a consulting director with Oracle Consulting Services [LinkedIn]
  • Bruce Bailey is an Oracle Fusion Middleware sales consultant [LinkedIn]

  • Listen to Part 1:
    Even for organizations that are banking on SOA, SOA governance remains a largely informal process. Bad idea.
  • Listen to Part 2:
    Wikis and spreadsheets are great tools -- but not for SOA governance. The panel talks about the importance of maintaining and carefully managing an inventory of SOA assets.
  • Listen to Part 3:
    The panel discusses the connection between a well-managed inventory of SOA assets, project delivery, and high-level architecture.

At a few points in the discussion Cathy, Mark, and Bruce mention "O.E.R." Those initials stand for Oracle Enterprise Repository. One of the hazards of getting people together for the kind of casual conversations that I strive for in the ArchBeat Podcast is that they sometimes do things that make product marketing people crazy, like using initials or acronyms instead of full product names. No harm, no foul.

Related Articles

For a whole bunch of OTN SOA Governance resources check out this list of bookmarks: delicious.com/OracleTechnologyNetwork/soagovernance

You'll also find a wealth of SOA resources in the OTN SOA Center

Coming Soon

  • Segments from the panel discussion from OTN Architect Day in Toronto. 
  • A discussion of IT architecture as a profession with IASA CEO Paul Priess.
  • An interview with Thomas Erl and Anne Thomas Manes. 
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