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  • Jeopardy of an API Economy

    Why I am moving against the flow again? Why all around are getting excited about …

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  • Why Dynamic Business Architecture requires dynamic business management

    Here is a logic that many understand and agree with. If you find gaps in …

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  • A Myth of Cloud as an Electricity Net is Debunked

    Don’t you remember a very impressive comparison of Cloud with electricity net: “It [Cloud] relies …

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  • 5 BLOGs posted for the BPMCM Summit 2015

    All BLOGs may be found in the same place: BLOG 1:  Organic Business Architecture and its …

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  • Why Business Managers Cannot Create Corporate Business Architecture

    Recent  BPM&CM Summit 2015 dedicated an entire stream to Business Architecture. Do not take it …

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  • Do We Do Architecture or Do We Not?

    A word ‘architecture’ is one of the most ‘hot’ terms and not only in Technology. …

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  • 10 Questions to Business Architects

    In different forums, LinkedIn and other professional societies we can hear an expression “Business Architect” …

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  • Natural Business Architecture vs. Business Routine

    This post is expected to be quite controversial with many questions that people hesitate to …

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  • Internet of Things is premature for our current culture

    This blog has been sparked by a small information in the London’s Evening Standard newspaper …

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  • No Need to Sell Business Architecture to Executives

    Currently, there is a lot of discussions in the industries about Enterprise Architecture (EA) and …

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  • What Business Architecture Needs: Value Streams or Activity Streams?

    I think you have noticed that when you are seriously looking into many familiar things, …

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  • Gartner about Microservices: is it a New Big Mistake after Web Services?

    A friend of mine pointed me to the Gartner’s presentation accurately named by Anne Thomas …

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  • Does a popularity of the API in Cloud mean Cloud is not a service?

    Why have I so strange concern? There are two reasons: one is small and one …

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  • Is a Business Service better than a Business Capability?

    Well, what does mean ‘better’? How can we answer this question if we do not …

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  • How ESB Systems befuddle the ESB Pattern

    After so many years of existence of ESB systems from different vendors (IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, …

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  • A Look ‘under the Hood’ of Business Service: Business Capability

    As OASIS SOA standards tell us, a service is a means of access to a …

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  • Re-thinking Hybrid Cloud

    What’s a Hybrid Cloud for? The answer to this question depends on who you ask. …

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  • A shift in Understanding of Private and Public Cloud

    For the first half of 2014, I heard more and more frequently that of Private …

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  • Beware when Contracting Cloud Business

    Cloud Computing (CC) is not a trend or an exclusive Information Technology (IT) revolution. CC …

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  • Updated Principles of Service Orientation

    Current Principles of Service Orientation (SO) were formulated about 15 years ago when Service-Oriented Architecture …

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  • A Problem Hidden in E-Commerce

    An E-Commerce is not a “new guy in the town” and its problems are known …

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  • UML between Top-Down and Bottom-Up

    During holidays very strange and different thoughts come to mind. For example, when we use …

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  • A Checklist for Contracting Cloud Business

    Cloud Computing (CC) is not a trend or an exclusive Information Technology (IT) revolution. CC …

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  • Review of Business & Application Layers of ArchiMate® 2.1

    Introduction: Why Don’t We Use ArchiMate yet? It is not a secret that Lingua Franca …

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  • The Subject and Discipline of Business Architecture

    Business Architecture has become a modern term. It is like a security, everybody has heard …

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  • Understanding Service Contract in SO Ecosystem

    Every one of us likes to be served, especially if we receive a good service. …

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  • Service-Oriented Corporate Culture: Needs and Transformation

    A corporate culture is the most liquid substance in an enterprise. It is also the …

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  • Methods of Business Requirements Validation

    In this paper, I introduce two methods that he uses in his architectural practice to …

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  • Transition of the Mindset: Business Processes Meet Business Services

    This paper demonstrates to business process managers, designers and business organization planners that the meta-models …

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  • Multi-Party Business Service Cooperation

    This paper explains problems in collaboration for services and describes a procedural solution, which is …

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  • Purpose Case Management

    After many years of process-dominating approach to our work, we have collectively “discovered” that the …

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  • Do we really need identity propagation in SOA and Clouds?

    Identity Propagation through Single Sign-On(SSO) has been assumed to be a panacea for all identity …

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  • IT and Architecture: Inside-Out Perspectives

    Bruce Laidlaw and Michael Poulin compared notes on the past and present of IT and …

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  • Patterns In The Context of SOA Business Services

    This article explores the different contexts in which SOA patterns are applied; how the products …

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  • SOA Strategy and Spline Tactics

    This article discusses agility-to-market changes that IT can gain using a strategy oriented onto the …

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  • At the Cross-Road of Technology Management

    I see many indications of the current shift in the technology efficiency from pure technical …

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  • Resolving RIA-SOA Conflict

    From the first days of Rich Internet Application (RIA) technology, many enthusiasts found an analogy …

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  • Logging for SOA

    What could be a problem with logging in SOA in the presence of such wonderful …

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  • SOA Governance: An Enterprise View

    The article describes a view on the SOA Governance based on the OASIS SOA Reference …

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  • Service Reuse and Entitlement

    At a glance the reuse of a service and entitlement to those service results have …

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  • Considering the SOA Reference Model, part 1 & 2

    Part 1 SOA RM: ‘…in SOA, services are the mechanism by which needs and capabilities …

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  • Got something to say?

    The article “Code writer’s responsibility” [November] calmed me down – now I know we deserve …

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  • Wonderland of SOA Governance

    I encourage you to expand your view on SOA Governance from the Technology ‘box'; try …

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  • Collecting Financial Market Data with Java 5

    In this article I’ll share my experience in using the new features in Java 5 …

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  • Service Versioning for SOA

    (Found in a blog, ‘Versioning is as inevitable as security.’) SOA development practice isn’t much …

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  • Does a Web Service Make a Service for SOA?

    What could be easier than to take your application, wrap it with a Web Service, …

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  • If a Resource Thread Hangs in the Portal

    WebLogic Journal This article describes a workaround design that allows a Portal to survive if …

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  • Assured Delivery of Audit Data With SOA and Web Services

    This article describes two techniques that may be used for assured delivery of important data, …

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  • Entitlement to Data

    The requirements for different user-facing applications frequently say something like: ‘User has to see/read/be shown …

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  • How To Deal With Architectural Security?

    Application architects have heard about the increased importance of security, but in many cases they …

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  • Finding Services with the Novell Trader

    Focuses on the basic query method for the lookup of distributed objects with the Novell …

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Publications

booksFollowing this link, you will find recent publications published in InfoQ, Sys-con's SOA World, SOA Web Services, Java Development Journal, other magazines and journals, and in Technology Management. Also, there is a link to recent BLOGs in ebizQ.

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Training & e-Courses

booksYou can buy e-courses prepared by Dr. M. Poulin based on his experience and practice in SOA since 1997. The courses cover theoretical, architectural and design aspects of service orientation and Cloud Computing.

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My Blog

booksI welcome you to read my BLOGs. If you wish to express your opinion on the subject or ask questions, please, register with related Forum Group and post your comments. I look through all posts periodically and will be able to respond you, if I have anything to say.

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