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SOA in Action: Navigating SOA, Integration and the Cloud


The surge of interest in cloud computing has swept up many organizations with the promise of lower costs and more flexibility in application deployments. But even with cloud computing, the challenges of application integration, data integration and organizational interoperability are more prevalent – and potentially more costly -- than ever before. will host its ”SOA in Action: Navigating SOA, Integration and the Cloud” virtual conference on June 2, featuring independent experts who provide a complete overview of integration in the new era of cloud computing, with insight, advice and best practices to help you create or evolve your enterprise architecture.

Don't Miss LIVE on June 2:

  • Key considerations in planning your approach to cloud computing.
  • Expert insight into some of the problems that can arise with application integration, data integration, governance and security.
  • Proven techniques for determining how to best leverage the cloud for maximum returns in your organization.


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.

Steve Craggs Independent Consultant and Analyst

Steve Craggs is recognized as one of the leading authorities in the world on business integration software and solutions, and middleware in general. He is President of Saint Consulting, a Director of Illuminatus and Vice-Chairman of the Integration Consortium, a global not-for-profit group for furthering the understanding of integration. Craggs has been in the IT industry for more than 25 years. Steve held various positions in the IBM development organization, culminating in becoming the Worldwide Executive in charge of IBM's MQSeries middleware, now renamed as WebSphereMQ.

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.

Daryl Plummer Managing VP & Gartner Fellow Roswell

Daryl Plummer is a managing vice president, chief of Research and chief Gartner Fellow. He is chief of research for cloud computing and a primary analyst covering multiple cloud topics, business process management, SOA and Web technologies. Mr. Plummer manages the Gartner Fellows Program, which is designed to allow senior analysts the opportunity to explore new research ideas and to elevate the Gartner culture and brand with clients. He is also chief of Research for emerging trends and interacts with clients on topics ranging from application development to enterprise architecture.

28 Apr 2011
Jun 2, 2011, 09:30 EDT (13:30 GMT)
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