Antonio Romero reports that the group includes "product management, development and marketing from the OWB and ODI teams, as well as users of each product, and recruiters and hiring managers looking for candidates with OWB skills."
"The important part is not that your company stand up a wiki," writes Billy Cripe, "but that it stand up a wiki for a purpose, to solve a particular problem, to accelerate the productivity of a certain audience or group, to collect ongoing information on a particular topic or business problem."
Antony Reynolds, apparently an Englishman, reports that "Oracle are having an executive round table web cast at 8AM PDT Thursday 23rd 2009 chaired by Amlan Debnath, Senior Vice President Integration Products at Oracle. "
Stephen Fox reports that the deadline for papers for Oracle OpenWorld 2009 has been extended until Sunday, April 26. Procrastinators who had nearly run out of excuses are going out for coffee.
Anthony Shorten offers details on a new Oracle white paper "written to assist technical architects and partners in making architecture decisions." Originally part of the internal product implementation methodology used by Oracle consultants, the paper is now available to customers and partners via My Oracle Support
"If you’re looking for an opportunity to innovate and build a SaaS or Cloud offering for the world," writes Bradley Brown, "I’d recommend you think about a SOA / WOA application that communicates with everything else in the world."
Oracle ACE Director Bradley D. Brown asks "is Cloud Computing just another name for SaaS (Software as a Service) or is it something different?" He then provides a rather thorough answer.
"Oracle’s Coherence has had a new release of all the incubator projects. These include updates to the messaging pattern and also the Push Replication Pattern. You can find more information on these here. Also of interest for Coherence users will be the publication of a production checklist for the deployment of Coherence."oo
"It really does surprise me how something as simple as Twitter could be used in ways I never thought of or imagined," writes James Parnitzke. "One clever use of this technology is something Lewis Cunningham at the Database Geek blog has shared in a post I stumbled over last week entitled Ora_Tweet - Tweet From Oracle, A PL/SQL Twitter API .