Gartner names Software AG market leader

Software AG has announced it was positioned by Gartner, a leading industry analyst firm, in the Leaders Quadrant of the newly created Magic Quadrant for Application Services Governance. Vendors were evaluated based on both their completeness of vision and ability to...

DVT to develop software for Centimex

Centimex has appointed software development company DVT to develop its Centimex Performance Improvement software solution and bring it to market. The development is being completed in the object-oriented programming language Visual Basic .NET, implemented on...

Oracle announces SOA Suite for healthcare

To provide healthcare customers with comprehensive healthcare integration capabilities within a unified enterprise application infrastructure platform, Oracle has announced Oracle SOA Suite for healthcare integration. Oracle SOA Suite for healthcare integration...

BPM makes Big Brother deliver value, improve service

Business process management (BPM) is touted by Gartner to be one of the top ten strategic technologies for 2008. BPM is not a technology, but, according to Gartner, is “a way of using technologies to enable companies to simulate, model and design the processes that...

The challenges around service oriented architecture

Nortel has rercognised the value and deficiencies of service oriented architecture (SOA) and is working with partners and within standards bodies to address the mismatches between the requirements of IT and telecommunications. The aim is to provide robust, scalable...

SOA starts with a ‘paradigm shift’

Companies adopting a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) approach will need a significant paradigm shift according to Michael Barnard, senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers South Africa Advisory Services, who warns that “a strong orientation shift is required...