SandHill.com: Software Pulse
June 23, 2010

Mukund BalasubramanianThe E2.0-SOA Connection

Is Enterprise 2.0 paving the way for a rebirth in Service-Oriented Architecture?

By Mukund Balasubramanian, Photon Infotech

Experts today have begun evangelizing Enterprise 2.0 (E2.0) as the rebirth of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). Where SOA was unable to reach overwhelming levels, there is possible justification that E2.0 has the potential to exceed the success of SOA. Through application, we will see to what extent E2.0 will live up to expectation and also its newfound bonding with SOA.

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Software Executive Networking Dinner:
“Achieving Technology Leadership in the Cloud”

Join a select group of your peers for an evening of networking and discussions on “Cloud Implications for ISVs and Software Centric Organizations” taking place Tuesday, June 29 at 6:00pm at Perry's steakhouse in Austin Texas. You’ll get an opportunity to discuss emerging cloud trends with key executives from Dell, Rackspace, Spiceworks and as well as get some valuable takeaways from the “Leaders in the Cloud” report’s authors, M.R. Rangaswami and Kamesh Pemmaraju of Sand Hill Group. Click here to register now. This event is co-sponsored by Ness Technologies.

Selling to Crazy-Busy Prospects

Jill Konrath

Jill Konrath of Selling to Big Companies explores the challenges of capturing the attention of today's frenzied buyers in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on software sales.



Copyright Your GUI?

Jeremy Aber

Jeremy Aber, founder of Aber Law Firm, discusses the importance of considering copyright protection for your software’s graphic user interface in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on best practices in operations.


Successful Business Software Services in the Cloud: Interview with Workday VP of Development

Kamesh Pemmaraju

Kamesh Pemmaraju speaks with Workday’s VP of Development Petros Dermetzis about building a successful cloud-based business software service in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on cloud collaboration.


Using Rivalry to Spur Innovation

Productive rivalry stimulated artistic innovation during the Renaissance, and according to the director of General Electric's Global Research Group, it also has helped his company develop better products and services. Read more in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.


Poll: E2.0 + SOA = ROI?

Will E2.0 drive a resurgence in SOA?
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Top Stories from the Past Week

  1. Beinoff Donates $100mil for UCSF Hospital (SFGate)
  2. HP, Verizon, GE Present Decidedly Cloudy IT Forecast (eWeek)
  3. Big IT Vendors Turning to Mergers to Help Take on Cloud (SFGate)
  4. The Open Source Tea Party (ZDNet)
  5. DOJ involvement in whistleblower case turns up heat on Oracle (ComputerWorld)

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OpSource

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