Thursday, February 22, 2007

QEDWiki - introduction video

Nice introduction video of QEDWiki from IBM.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

enterprise (data) mashup - information delivered

We have played enough with mashups of google maps and flickr photos. But how this new technology can help enterprises or more specifically how mashup can be used to reduce the famous "enterprise information overload".

Mashup seems to be a new found way of finding information in right form (presentation) i.e. craigslist rental apartments in google map or with flickr photos. But recently people are thinking about how mashup can be used to find right information from clouds of data. Take a look at this blog.

What it takes to build enterprise mashup ecosystem ? and how it will coexist with existing enterprise IT investment ? - SOA based applications can be very good source of data to get mashed and enterprise portals for presenting that mashed-up data in user defined ways. Visit this article on how mashup meets SOA.
SOA provides gateways to enterprise applications where all enterprise data are locked; enterprise mashup can unlock them .. and deliver the right information on right time in right way... "information delivered"

Sunday, February 18, 2007

enterprise mashup - vendor landscape

Analysts are predicting that enterprises are going to embrace mashup technology in a big way in this year. See this blog from ZDNet analyst ,

Few companies are doing great job in making the adoption process very smooth with their innovative product. Companies like Data Mashups or KapowTech have very innovative offerings.

Big Blue is also eyeing this emerging market with QedWiki or Adieu.

Sunday, February 11, 2007

"Situational Application" in enterprise (2.0)

"Situational applications" are a way for people with domain expertise to create applications in a very short time without much IT involvement. These applications can be created just-in-time by empowered enterprise business users and by simply combining SOA enabled information sources and services or SOBAs [Service Oriented Business Application] on the Intranet and Internet.

Please see an detailed blog on this topic from a web 2.0 vendor.

Interesting podcast from IBM on this new enterprise 2.0 concept talks about how IBM preparing for this change of application development model.

For resource constrained enterprise IT, this decentralized software development paradigm can provide a better way to serve the enterprise user's need for more softwares.