IT organizations must come to terms with SOA’s much more rigorous planning, testing, and management requirements
Why Compuware’s application-lifecycle toolset helps set it apart from competitors
The deal helps position Software AG as an ascendant SOA player in both North America and the EU
Even as IBM and Fundamental continue to wrangle, FLEX-ES shops are dwelling in a kind of limbo. First in a series.
IBM last week unveiled two new System i servers for the SMB market
IBM officials position CICS 3.2 as the no-brainer hub for an organization’s -- any organization’s -- service-oriented architecture.
Why don’t proponents of the "mainframe brain drain" hypothesis make similar claims about other costly technology niches?
CA pushes Wily SOA Manager as a good prescription for treating application performance issues in SOA environments.
IBM Corp. is server market king—thanks to the strong performance of Big Blue’s System x, System p, and System z platforms
Development efforts are growing, and they’re finishing on time, new research says
How to leverage the results of an MRA as you develop migration strategies and staffing plans, establish rules for data conversion and system cutover, and move further to mitigate project risk.
Seven simple questions can help you assess change-related risk and gauge the effectiveness of your change-management process.
The power of a migration readiness assessment strategy framework is that it enables you to see what you are getting into with a data migration before you actually begin.
Composite applications -- containing logic and data from multiple IT sources coupled with Web services standards -- bring higher end-user satisfaction without requiring full SOA implementation, a new research report reveals.
Harvesting business rules from a legacy application has benefits ranging from simple documentation to application modernization. We provide a practical approach for collecting rules in a process context.
The application server marketplace isn’t the exclusive playground of J2EE and .NET: CICS is amply represented, market watcher IDC says
While many of these data centers may not perceive they are in the world of SOA, they have more than arrived. These are fully distributed applications that are growing in functionality and sophistication, becoming central to the business and in many cases achieving the rank of "mission-critical."
More unstructured data and an emphasis on business intelligence will keep DBAs busy
Online gaming company brings software development lifecycle under control
The best thing IBM can do to help secure the mainframe’s future is to roll up its sleeves and get to work, says one prominent Big Bluer