This special report on enterprise application integration and development includes information on project management and internal development methodologies and technologies, including service-oriented architecture (SOA)/Web services and agile programming.
[Matt Villano, Contributor, CIO Decisions]
Forget the build vs. buy debate. Today's midmarket CIOs take a mashup approach to create software that's right for the business.
SOA projects fail to deliver as expected
[Shamus McGillicuddy, News Writer]
Nearly two-thirds of SOA projects fail to bring ROI, according to Nucleus Research. Experts say SOA works, but enterprises need to take a better approach to adoption.
SOA adoption check list
[Herman Mehling, Contributor]
SOA projects can now be implemented easily and affordably by small and medium-sized businesses. Know your needs and goals and make a plan.
IT Management Guide:
Open source software options for SMBs
More and more companies are considering the switch to open source. IT managers and CIOs are feeling more pressure to justify all their IT investments, and with more secure environments and more developers cropping up every day, open source is becoming much easier to justify.
Five ways to streamline your application development process
Morgan Chmara of Info-Tech Research Group Inc. offers advice to CIOs on how to use their resources to successfully work with the business to recommend, manage and deliver on enterprise application development projects.