Thursday, May 15, 2008

On-Demand mashup - Kapow OnDemand

Kapow Technologiy recently announced industry's first on-demand mashup server "Kapow OnDemand". According to the company source, this solution "will help turn the Web into a personal information service for users".

This solution also comes with excel connector so that user can find and execute Web services that deliver data directly to their spreadsheet. This solution also capable of delivering the data from web to directly into your enterprise application in terms of xml.

Monday, May 05, 2008

OASIS Symposium 2008 - mashup everywhere

The conference went very well with so many great sessions. Nortel presented their idea moving up in value chain by providing communication building blocks so that different solution provider can "mashup" those components to build the solutions.

My presentation and SAP's presentation on mashup in middleware very well accepted. People raised skepticisms about IT politics in enterprise which may not allow mashup to be reality in enterprise context. There are also concerns about bandwidth challenge inside the enterprise when every one creating and using the eneterprise information sources.

The conference was very well covered by many online magazines. One report on Infoworld has summed the first day of the conference :