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Steve DeMuth presented on the ILOG BRMS roadmap. The roadmap is driven by ILOG’s vision of rules as a way to solve a class of problems, the need to integrate and partner with IBM (WebSphere,System Z), integration points and real use cases. The vision: Businesses live and die on the quality of their decisions and [...]

As I could not attend all of IMPACT 2008 and as there were hundreds of sessions, I thought I would post as complete a set of posts as I could (with help from Dan Zrobok), starting with mine: Blogging Live from IMPACT – Opening Keynotes Part I Live from IMPACT – Opening Keynotes Part II [...]

It turns out they are going to move the schedule back to allow for the overrun in the keynotes so I have some time to catch up. So, Steve Mills. Steve re-iterated the power of business and IT alignment, again quoting the LSE / McKinsey study that shows such alignment doubles productivity (I am looking [...]

After a short break we had Sandy Carter on The New Language of Business – SOA and Web 2.0. Sandy has recently published a book on this topic(The New Language of Business: SOA & Web 2.0). IBM recently surveyed CEOs to see what is top of mind and found that innovation for growth in today’s [...]

I am attending the SOA Consortium meeting that is co-located with the OMG in Burlingame this week. The SOA Consortium was founded in 2007 and has grown from 11 to 81 members already. They do podcasts, case studies and work with people like Gartner to co-locate events around SOA and BPM. Sandy Carter of IBM [...]