Category: Impact 2008

Impact 2008: SOA Jam Day 3

So today is apparently the final day of the SOA Jam at Impact 2008. Overall I saw a few overall themes in the ideas: Ideas on how to engage the business with SOA Tons of Ideas on How to create a “Smart SOA” community Ideas for needed case studies mostly from a generic non-provider viewpoint. […]

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Impact 2008: Web 2.0 Social Networking Missing In Action

Over a twitter yesterday, James Governor lamented about the lack of official web 2.0 happenings a conference where we’re all talking about mash-ups, integrating communities and mass enablement. IBM’s youTube Channel has a single 1 minute video from day one, theres a twitter account created of the name “Impact2008“* which has no activity. Heck, even […]

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Steve Mills Responds to My SOA Jam Idea about ESB

Well I must say I was taken aback when I saw that that my SOA Jam ESB question was responded to by Steve Mills: Steve Mills is a senior vice president and group executive, IBM Software Group. In this capacity he is responsible for directing the development, marketing, sales and support of IBM’s software portfolio. […]

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Impact 2008: Impressions of Day 2 – SOA Jam

It’s now day two of SOA Jam and it’s has been running for about 48 hours now. While the overall rate remains the same as yesterday, it feels like there’s more going on in the Jam. As of today, we have 44 ideas and 146 comments. It look like the Jam will produce about 20 […]

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IBM Partners Blocked from Rational Conference

From the newswire (eWeek), IBM Partners Blocked from Rational Conference. At least one vendor, Genuitec, maker of the MyEclipse IDE (integrated development environment) has said an IBM official called its representative and told them Genuitec was not welcome at the Rational Software Development Conference this year. Another company, AccuRev, which markets software configuration management and […]

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Impact 2008: My impressions of Day One – SOA Jam

Seeing how I’m not at Impact 2008, my impressions are going to be more geared towards what I see being said in the blogs, the twitter stream and the participation in the SOA Jam. My first impression comes from the SOA Jam, where I think I’ve posted two pretty good ideas. The first being that […]

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Impact 2008: Twitter HashTags.org #impact2008

Shout out to James Taylor who has identified how to follow the tweets that are going on during the conference. I also suggest that people follow Michael Cote on Twitter, I added him to my mobile device updates yesterday afternoon and got about 40 updates so expect to feel like you are there on the […]

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SOA Jam: Foster an External Practitioners Community

I’ve posted my idea for an External Practitioners Community to the Impact 2008 SOA Jam. It can be viewed here (if you sign up) For those of you not inclined to participate, I’ve included the text below: What would implementing this idea accomplish? Currently, if I am a non-IBM practitioner on the WebSphere stack, I […]

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IBM SOA Jam for Impact 2008

For Impact 2008: The SOA Jam is a 72-hour online discussion hosted at IMPACT 2008. Join your colleagues at IMPACT and worldwide in sharing your insights between 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. PDT on April 7-10, 2008. Don’t miss this opportunity to provide IBM with your input and help influence SOA success. Sign in to […]

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