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SOA & Application Integration in Action: Enabling Business & IT Alignment


To help you succeed with your SOA and application integration process, has created the fifth annual SOA & Application Integration in Action virtual conference featuring Gartner, Forrester and other independent experts who offer pragmatic SOA and integration strategies and analysis and what you need to know before embarking on any initiative. 

Don't miss LIVE on October 5 as experts share valuable insights around: 

  • Goal-oriented, foundational SOA strategies
  • Agile infrastructure building
  • Light-weight middleware
  • Cloud data services issues
  • And more


David Linthicum CTO, Bick Group

David Linthicum is the current CTO of Bick Group and has been the CTO or CEO of several successful software companies over the course of his career. As a cloud computing and SOA expert, Dave is a sought-after writer, speaker, and consultant on topics concerning distributed computing such as EAI, B2B application integration, and SOA methods and technologies.

Roy Schulte Vice President and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner

W. Roy Schulte is Vice President and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner, Inc. in Stamford Connecticut. Mr. Schulte was a co-author of the 1996 report that introduced the term SOA to the industry. He also originated research into the field of message brokers, coined the term business activity monitoring (BAM), and wrote the first analyst reports on the zero-latency enterprise and the enterprise service bus (ESB). His current work centers on event-driven architecture (EDA). Mr. Schulte has more than 20 years of industry experience spanning user enterprises, IT vendors and Gartner, Inc. He holds a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.S. from MIT's Sloan School of Management.

Randy Heffner Vice President and Principle Analyst, Forrester Research

Randy Heffner is a vice president and analyst at Forrester Research, where he writes primarily for Enterprise Architecture professionals. He is a leading expert on architectures and design approaches for building enterprise applications that are secure and resilient in the face of continuous business and technology change. Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is one of Randy’s primary focus areas.

Dr. Chris Harding Leader of the SOA Working Group, The Open Group

Dr. Chris Harding leads the SOA Working Group at The Open Group, where he facilitates alignment between the business and IT communities by developing and fostering a common understanding of the principles of service –oriented architecture (SOA). Before joining The Open Group, Dr. Harding was a development manager of communications software as well as a consultant. He holds a Ph.D. in mathematical logic and is a member of the BCS, the IEEE and the AOGEA, as well as a certified TOGAF practitioner.

04 Aug 2010
05 Oct 2010
Virtual Seminar

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