Pat Shepherd's advice to Architects: "Don’t spend all your time engrossed in the latest technology trends (though they are important). Break away and spend time with business counterparts and find out WHAT needs to get done across multiple LOB’s. Then you can focus on HOW to get things done with approaches like SOA, Cloud, etc., that best meet the business goals."
The first installment in Andrejus Baranovskis' s series of posts describing how to orchestrate and connect various services in your infrastructure with Oracle Fusion/SOA 11g.
"Customization Manager provides a solution to the age-old question of how to manage files associated with custom applications, custom reports, and custom extensions," says Ken Baxter. "The result is a dramatic reduction in the amount of time and energy associated with moving, building, and managing these artifacts through the instances in your environment."
"Getting started with WebCenter 11g, released on July 1st 2009, is quite easy, " writes Oracle ACE Director Lucas Jellema. "What you have to do exactly depends on the environment you work in, the bits and pieces in WebCenter that you want to make use of and the other FMW components that are part of your technology stack."
Details on Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman's proposed Business Intelligence Meet-Up at Oracle Openworld 2009 in San Francisco.