1 White paper July 2008 Putting the power of Web 2.0 into practice. How rich Internet applications can deliver tangible business benefits
2 Page 2 Contents 2 Introduction 3 What Web 2.0 technology can do for you and, more importantly, your users 4 Beyond the friendly interface: a closer look at RIAs 7 Tipping points: how RIAs can make a difference 9 Choosing an RIA solution 11 Solutions from IBM Introduction With Web sites such as Facebook and YouTube drawing more and more Internet traffic each day, Web 2.0 is rapidly emerging as the next big wave in Web site design. Often defined as Web as a platform, collective intelligence or rich user experiences, Web 2.0 technology has transformed traditional application development principles by making it possible to write applications that run on the Web, rather than on a desktop. As a result, companies can now offer more users a richer, more interactive user experience than ever before. The new class of Web applications providing this rich, interactive user experience are called rich Internet applications (RIAs). Simply stated, RIAs deliver a rich client experience, typically through a lightweight browser. And RIAs are helping to drive Web 2.0 technology. RIAs enable the creation of applications that respond to user input. For example, you could create a feature that provides a list of possible terms as users type into a field. The list of terms instantly changes as users type in more letters. Essentially, RIAs merge the rich interfaces of client/server applications with the centralization advantages of Web applications. RIAs are changing the way people interact with one another and with businesses, allowing users to interact with Web pages in the same way they would a desktop application. And they re becoming so mainstream that companies failing to embrace them run the risk of losing customers to competitors that offer a more robust and intuitive user experience. Although RIAs are not imperative for every organization, they offer tangible business and user benefits that are worth considering if you want to give your users a richer experience than traditional Web applications allow. This paper looks at a few compelling reasons you should pay attention to RIAs, presents a deeper dive into the technology behind them and then looks at the various capabilities of RIAs and the benefits you could potentially gain from them.
3 Page What Web 2.0 technology can do for you and, more importantly, your users By shifting from a traditional client/server desktop application to a Web-based RIA, you can gain a number of compelling benefits for your users and for your business operations that can lead to a competitive advantage. Whether your users include your employees, your customers or a combination of both, RIAs can help you make information more readily available, offering benefits such as: RIAs allow you to present information more effectively and guide your users through the application interface. Using RIAs, users only need a standard Web browser to access your applications. Richer, more intuitive interfaces. Simply put, RIAs can allow you to present information more effectively. You can provide immediate visual feedback to your users and help guide them through your application interface, generating potential opportunities for up- and cross-selling. For example, you might create an RIA for ordering products from your Web site and connect the RIA in realtime to your back-office system via a simple Web services interface. Then, if a user enters a quantity of 10 for an item, you could immediately display a message such as, Next price break at 15, to entice the user to increase the size of the order to get a better price. Greater ease of use for your customers or end users. With RIAs, your customers and end users only need a standard Web browser to access your application. This can give you a key advantage over competitors whose applications require users to install a desktop client. For example, to update an application that requires a desktop client, you need to update every single user s client, which is time consuming and labor intensive. With an RIA, you simply need to update the application on your server, which means you can quickly and easily implement updates to existing applications either to address bugs or to introduce new features.
4 Page RIAs offer a number of compelling benefits, including faster time to market, reduced maintenance, greater application responsiveness and increased marketplace reach. For your business, better Web interactions can lead to a host of opportunities to streamline operations and drive more value from existing processes or applications, helping you realize benefits such as: Faster time to market. Because releasing a new RIA is as easy as posting it to your Web site, you can release new products and applications to the marketplace faster than with traditional client/server applications. Easier maintenance. Because the RIA resides on your application server and there is no client component, you can fix bugs once on your server, and users can quickly see the changes. Improved application responsiveness. RIAs can deliver subsecond response times over the Internet, making them more usable than traditional applications. Greater marketplace reach. Using the Web as a platform can help provide your application with near ubiquitous availability so almost anyone you permit can access your application from almost anywhere. Essentially lightweight applications, RIAs provide desktop-like GUI features and advanced interactivity. Beyond the friendly interface: a closer look at RIAs RIAs are essentially lightweight applications that deliver advanced capabilities to your users, such as desktop-like graphical user interface (GUI) features and advanced interactivity. Because RIAs reside on an application server, users can easily access them using a Web browser, eliminating the need to support and manage a traditional desktop client. RIAs also enable you to compose and integrate local and remote sources of data and business logic. Therefore, you can give your users access to data that was unavailable to them in the past. This can include realtime data, which is provided through integration with your back-end data sources, or even live data, which is uploaded into a grid or table as it s retrieved from your back-end data sources. Using the live-data model enables you to load large sets of data in the background and therefore improve the performance of the application from the user s perspective.
6 Page RIAs contain three types of logic: business logic, presentation logic and application logic. The application logic in an RIA interacts with the business logic and your data, while the presentation logic interacts with the application logic. Understanding the different types of RIA logic Business logic. The business logic in an RIA interfaces with your enterprise s business systems, such as customer relationship management (CRM) or enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, and with your business data and databases. Ideally, this interface is accomplished through a set of business and data services in a service-oriented architecture (SOA) layer, or through application programming interfaces (APIs). Presentation logic. Within the context of an RIA, the presentation logic refers to the UI event-handling logic that interacts directly with the rich UI controls. For example, when a user presses the tab key in the UI, an event is triggered and handled by the presentation logic, or the event handler. The presentation logic can perform validations directly, as in validating a date field; interact directly with application logic, as in retrieving data; and also interact with the UI, as in moving the cursor to the next input field. Application logic. The application logic typically maintains the application context or state and interacts with the presentation logic, but not with the UI. The application logic may also transform data from the business logic into a form that is easier to handle in the UI. For example, business logic through a business service interface may provide the customer s address as a single field, but the UI may require the name, address, city, state and zip code as separate fields. This mapping from single field to multiple fields can be performed in the application logic. The application logic interacts with the business logic and data, and the presentation layer interacts with the application logic. RIAs loosely couple presentation logic and business logic. A best practice for RIA development is to use a model view controller (MVC) architecture pattern. In this approach, the RIA view is made up of rich UI controls. The controller provides the presentation logic that interacts with the UI controls in the view and also interacts with the model that provides the application logic.
7 Page Tipping points: how RIAs can make a difference The following sections take a closer look at the capabilities RIAs can deliver and how they can help add value to your business. By enabling users to interact more easily with your applications, RIAs help users make better-informed decisions, faster. Facilitate a rich user experience RIAs can support a rich user experience one that engages users more effectively than traditional desktop applications with a simplified, more intuitive and enjoyable Web experience. Users can navigate easily to find what they need, engaging in self-service where appropriate. They can personalize their experience more easily, filtering the environment according their own preferences and needs. And, ultimately, they can make better-informed decisions, faster. For your business, empowered users can mean better results for everything from customer loyalty to your bottom line. With an intuitive, easy-to-navigate RIA, you can potentially increase revenue using applications that enable self-service and help reduce process abandonment. Plus, RIAs allow you to create composite applications, also known as mashups, that pull together a group of widgets and present them simultaneously in a single user interface. What s more, users can personalize and configure RIA mashups according to their own preferences. An effective RIA allows you to leverage existing information and systems, which can help extend the value of your SOA. Help extend the value of existing technologies and information RIAs let you use the best of the IT you have today, while giving you unprecedented choice in the technologies you adopt tomorrow. By basing your RIA on technology that uses open standards, you can free yourself from reliance on proprietary clients and use your existing technologies. Plus, an effective RIA can help you extend the value of SOA and the information you have in your existing systems. You can surface data from any system quickly and easily using only a Web browser. And you can pull data and logic from multiple places and present it together, allowing you to deliver information in a way that s more contextual and relevant to your end user.
8 Page 8 By allowing you to reuse existing components and services, RIAs can help reduce development and administration costs. Help reduce development and administration costs Despite what you might think, RIAs can actually help reduce development costs. Specifically, they enable you to reuse components and services more easily to create efficiencies in development activities over time. On the deployment end, RIAs can help reduce complexity, maintenance costs and total cost of ownership (TCO) by limiting the number of program installs, plug-ins and distributed updates required. Because you aren t tied to proprietary clients, you don t have to upgrade all of your users desktops each time you introduce a new application or feature. What s more, RIAs enable you to utilize industry-standard programming languages and design patterns, which means you won t have to hire new developers or retrain your existing staff. And, finally, RIAs can ease the burden of fixing code bugs: Fix them once on the server and your users can experience the results of the improved application almost immediately. Because RIAs reside on your application server, it s easy to roll out applications incrementally as well as add new features. Help facilitate faster time to market for new, innovative solutions Once you have laid the foundation for Web 2.0 solutions, it s easy to roll out new solutions quickly. Because RIAs reside on the application server, you can roll out applications incrementally, easily adding features as they are developed. And, unlike compiled products, RIAs are extremely flexible and can be configured to meet your unique requirements. You can even customize the look and feel of your applications using a skinning and styling model based on cascading style sheets (CSSs) to match your company s Web site.
9 Page RIAs can help give your users access to online discussions, blogs and team workspaces, helping boost collaboration and access to community knowledge. Enable your employees to leverage community knowledge Online discussions, blogs and team workspaces can help users gain access to information that was previously unavailable. RIAs can help you implement and better leverage the interactive, dynamic and engaging Internet activities that bring communities of people together. When employees have easy access to such resources, they can leverage the collective knowledge of your company, your partners and even your customers. Plus, RIAs can facilitate team collaboration by enabling people to access information and project materials and interact with one another even across multiple office locations and time zones. Choosing an RIA solution To choose the right framework for your business needs, it can be helpful to walk through the following steps: When choosing an RIA solution, establish evaluation criteria, create a proof-of-concept application, select frameworks to evaluate and then build the proof-ofconcept applications in several different frameworks. 1. Establish your evaluation criteria. Look at your business requirements, weighing the needs of IT and other departments in the company, to determine what you should look for in an RIA framework. 2. Create a simple proof-of-concept application. Start with one that can be used to test the items in your evaluation criteria. For example, if creating up-selling opportunities via your Web site is a priority, you should test frameworks that enable you to provide messages to your users on the fly. 3. Select frameworks to evaluate. Choose an RIA technology framework either a Flash-based framework, such as Adobe Flex or OpenLaszlo, or an AJAX framework, such as Backbase, Nexaweb, ZK, Dojo or JQuery. You also need to consider a platform, such as a portal solution like IBM WebSphere Portal software, to handle more complex functionality, including application aggregation, single sign-on, authorization and authentication. 4. Build your proof-of-concept application in several frameworks and deploy them to the platform you ve chosen. Schedule time for your developers to evaluate the different implementations and work with each framework vendor to work out any issues.
10 Page 10 After you ve identified the technology framework that best meets your needs, create a rollout plan that gives your staff adequate time to adjust to the new technology. An RIA solution based on open standards can help protect your investment and allow you to better leverage existing investments. When choosing an RIA solution, make sure to ask your vendor the following questions: Is the solution based on open standards? How does the solution handle security? Does the solution provide tools that can help make my developers more productive? Can the solution help me integrate RIAs with my existing business logic and data? And does the solution provide the comprehensive tools I need to create RIAs that easily integrate with my existing business logic and data? Since UI technology changes so frequently, how can I protect my development investment from future changes in UI technology?
12 Lastly, with IBM WebSphere Commerce software, you can create compelling, rich, highly interactive and productive shopping experiences by using the AJAX framework (Dojo) and the online AJAX-based RIA store. For more information To learn more about how IBM can help you implement an effective Web 2.0 solution, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, or visit: ibm.com/web20 Copyright IBM Corporation 2008 Lotus Software IBM Software Group One Rogers Street Cambridge, MA Produced in the United States of America All Rights Reserved IBM, the IBM logo, Rational and WebSphere are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both. Adobe is a registered trademark or trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States, and/or other countries. Microsoft and Windows, are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both. Java and all Java-based trademarks are trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States, other countries, or both. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries, or both. Other company, product and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others. The information contained in this documentation is provided for informational purposes only. While efforts were made to verify the completeness and accuracy of the information contained in this documentation, it is provided AS IS without warranty of any kind, express or implied. IBM shall not be responsible for any damages arising out of the use of, or otherwise related to, this documentation. Nothing contained in this documentation is intended to, nor shall have the effect of, creating any warranties or representations from IBM, or altering the terms and conditions of the applicable license agreement governing the use of IBM software. References in these materials to IBM products, programs, or services do not imply that they will be available in all countries in which IBM operates. Product release dates and/or capabilities referenced in these materials may change at any time at IBM s sole discretion based on market opportunities or other factors, and are not intended to be a commitment to future product or feature availability in any way. LOW14003-USEN-00
Introduction It s more important than ever to have a set of capabilities that allow you to create dynamic, self service options for your customers that leverage existing processes and infrastructure. Your
Collaboration solutions for midsized businesses Buyer s guide Increase productivity by improving collaboration across and beyond your business. Give employees access to the information, people and resources
Dashboard solutions Executive brief April 2007 Capitalize on the value of active dashboards to improve business flexibility and decision making. Page 2 Contents 2 Executive summary 2 Dashboard trends and
Using portals and electronic forms to automate business processes White paper September 2008 Automate your business processes with flexible forms, portals and process-based solutions from IBM. Page 2 Contents
Portal solutions for the insurance industry Executive brief November 2005 Improving customer satisfaction and operational efficiencies with a proven portal solution. Page 2 Contents 2 Executive summary
Developing Exceptional Mobile and Multi-Channel Applications using IBM Web Experience Factory 1 Agenda Mobile web applications and Web Experience Factory High-level tour of Web Experience Factory automation
Providing real-time visibility into business performance IBM, Version 6.1 Highlights Enables business users to view Integrates with IBM s BPM near real-time data on Web 2.0 portfolio and non-ibm dashboards
Empowering people: customer self-service solutions White paper September 2007 Improving business productivity and client satisfaction with customer and partner self-service portals. Page 2 Contents 2 Introduction
Portal solutions for e-hr Executive brief March 2006 E-HR: Increasing human resources Page 2 Contents 2 Executive summary 3 Trends in human resources 5 Drive HR and worker efficiency with portals 6 Portals
Rapidly build, test and deploy Web, Web services and Java applications with an IDE that is easy to learn and use IBM Rational Web Developer for WebSphere Software Version 6.0 Highlights Accelerate Web,
Application integration solutions To support your IT objectives IBM WebSphere application integration software: A faster way to respond to new business-driven opportunities. Market conditions and business
Enterprise content management solutions Better decisions, faster Storing, finding and managing content in the digital enterprise. Streamlines the collection, protection, sharing and distribution of digital
Portal solutions for contact centers Executive brief January 2006 Improving contact center productivity and customer satisfaction with a proven portal solution. Page 2 Contents 2 Executive summary 3 Contact
Open Source Development with the Elastic Path Ecommerce Platform This white paper will help you explore the benefits of the Java-based Elastic Path ecommerce platform, learn more about the components of
Providing business intelligence for your software assets IBM Rational Asset Manager Highlights A collaborative software development asset management solution, IBM Enabling effective asset management Rational
Realize More Success with Software-plus-Services Cloud-based software from Microsoft Dynamics ERP Cloud computing is Internet-based development and use of computer technology. Large central data centers
Portal solutions for the retail industry Executive brief October 2005 Improving customer satisfaction and operational efficiencies with a proven portal solution. Page 2 Contents 2 Executive summary 2 Retail
Mobile First: Taking Mobile CRM to the Next Level 1 January 2013 Mobile First: Taking Mobile CRM to the Next Level Whitepaper Mobile First: Taking Mobile CRM to the Next Level 2 Table of Contents Notes...
SOLUTION BRIEF SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform Increase Business Agility with the Right Information, When and Where It s Needed Quick Facts Summary The SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Deliver high-quality services while helping to control cost IBM Tivoli Service Request Manager Highlights Streamline incident and problem management processes for more rapid service restoration at an appropriate
SAP Solutions for Small Businesses and Midsize Companies SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI, Standard Package Preferred Business Intelligence Choice for Growing Companies SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI, Standard
Smart SOA application integration with WebSphere software To support your business objectives Achieving business agility and cost optimization by reducing IT complexity. The value of adding ESB enrichment
IBM IBM Family Providing the right application foundation to meet your business needs Highlights Build a strong foundation and reduce costs with the right application server for your business needs Increase
Meet the challenges of managing composite applications IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere Highlights Simplify management throughout the life cycle of complex IBM WebSphere-based J2EE
IBM Software Portals and Mashups Engage and delight more customers with an exceptional web experience Exceed the expectations of web-savvy users with marketplace-leading software solutions 2 Engage and
Is Liferay Right for Your Organization? Seven Things to Consider When Choosing a Portal Platform BY DAN LILIEDAHL, CTO, TANDEMSEVEN The outcome of your portal initiative and its success is directly related
White Paper Delivering Web Services Security: September 2003 Copyright 2003 Entrust. All rights reserved. Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust, Inc. in the United States and certain other countries.
Disclaimer: The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver
IBM Software Information Management IBM Content Integrator Enterprise Edition, Version 8.5.1 Highlights Enriches portals and key business applications with federated access to content stored in multiple
Appeon for PowerBuilder A Highly Productive Web Development Platform product brochure www.sybase.com A Highly Productive Web Development Platform Rapid Web Application Development Appeon for PowerBuilder
Asset solutions To support your business objectives Achieve greater efficiency in asset by managing all your asset types on a single platform. Obtain an entirely new level of asset awareness Every company
Managed file transfer for SOA IBM Edition, Version 7.0 Multipurpose transport for both messages and files Audi logging of transfers at source and destination for audit purposes Visibility of transfer status
Programmabilty Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Programmability in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 White Paper December 2008 Contents Introduction... 4 Scenarios... 4 The Presentation Layer... 4 Business Intelligence
Introducing Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Executive Summary This paper describes how Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 is the next step forward for the Microsoft fundamental collaboration technology
Key Benefits of Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 White Paper December 2007 For the latest information, please see www.microsoft.com/vstudio The information contained in this document represents the current
Adobe Experience Manager: Social communities Datasheet Adobe Experience Manager: Social communities With Adobe Experience Manager social communities capabilities, companies can fully leverage user-generated
Developing accessible portals and portlets with IBM WebSphere Portal Level: Introductory IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Center Austin, Texas February, 2006 Copyright International Business Machines
Take Your Rocket U2 Apps Mobile with Rocket LegaSuite Greg Mummah, Product Manager Rocket Software Greg Mummah Product Manager Managed application modernization team at municipal government software vendor
Enhancing productivity. Enabling success. Sage CRM Customer Relationship Management Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is far more than just a software application. It is a business solution that gives
Introduction to IBM Worklight Mobile Platform The Worklight Mobile Platform The Worklight Mobile Platform is an open, complete and advanced mobile application platform for HTML5, hybrid and native apps.
New Single Sign-on Options for IBM Lotus Notes & Domino 2012 IBM Corporation IBM s statements regarding its plans, directions, and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice at IBM s sole
IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator Synchronize data across multiple repositories Highlights Transforms, moves and synchronizes generic as well as identity data residing in heterogeneous directories, databases,
Rich Internet Applications for the Enterprise The Web has brought about an unprecedented level of connectivity and has put more data at our fingertips than ever before, transforming how we access information
SAP Technical Brief SAP Gateway Objectives Unlock the Value of Your Microsoft and SAP Software Investments Bridging the integration gap between SAP and Microsoft environments Bridging the integration gap
4D and SQL Server: Powerful Flexibility OVERVIEW MS SQL Server has become a standard in many parts of corporate America. It can manage large volumes of data and integrates well with other products from
Track transactions end to end across your enterprise to drive fast response times and help maintain high customer satisfaction IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Response Time Tracking Highlights
SOA REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE: WEB TIER SOA Blueprint A structured blog by Yogish Pai Web Application Tier The primary requirement for this tier is that all the business systems and solutions be accessible
The power of WebSphere Portal & Portfolio in streamlining your organisation Agenda The business value of Portal The On Demand Business Practical implementations of Services Oriented Architecture Composite
Whitepaper Create a single 360 view of Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization consolidates master and transactional Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization can play diverse roles in a master management initiative,
Connectivity and integration Executive brief Optimize the potential of ERP systems through IBM SMART SOA integration strategies. Page 2 Contents 2 Executive overview 3 A problem of integration 4 How this
IBM is the industry s market leading foundation for building, deploying, reusing, integrating and managing applications and services Choose an IBM configuration to suit your business needs Highlights Unparalleled
ORACLE REAL-TIME DECISIONS KEY BUSINESS BENEFITS Improve business responsiveness. Optimize customer experiences with cross-channel real-time decisions at the point of interaction. Maximize the value of
What s New in IBM Web Experience Factory 8.5 2014 IBM Corporation Recent history and roadmap Web Experience Factory 8.0 2012 Multi-channel Client-side mobile Aligned with Portal 8 Developer productivity
Native, Hybrid or Mobile Web Application Development Learn more about the three approaches to mobile application development and the pros and cons of each method. White Paper Develop a Mobile Application
ORACLE MOBILE APPLICATION FRAMEWORK DATA SHEET PRODUCTIVE ENTERPRISE MOBILE APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT KEY FEATURES Visual and declarative development Mobile optimized user experience Simplified access to
ERP Quotation and Sales Order in CRM WebClient UI Detailed View SAP Enhancement Package 1 for SAP CRM 7.0 CRM Sales - SFA ERP Quote, Order, Quantity Contract in CRM WebClient UI Recognizing that many SAP
IP contact center Executive brief July 2007 Innovation with Internet Protocol contact centers: how IP communications empower business. Page 2 Contents 2 Introduction 3 Traditional call center blues 4 Imagine
Knowledge White Paper Eden Information Services Pvt. Ltd 1 Rich Internet Applications Growth and Challenges Compiled By: Team dot net [Eden IT Services Division] Growth and Challenges 1 Abstract Rich Internet
Integrating SharePoint Sites within WebSphere Portal November 2007 Contents Executive Summary 2 Proliferation of SharePoint Sites 2 Silos of Information 2 Security and Compliance 3 Overview: Mainsoft SharePoint
Express software solutions for e-business on demand To meet your business objectives Affordable. Accessible. Adaptable. e-business on demand solutions for midsize businesses. Today s midsize businesses
It s about customers. M Microsoft Customer Relationship Management PUT YOUR CUSTOMERS AT THE CENTER OF YOUR BUSINESS Microsoft Customer Relationship Management THE GOAL: THE NEED: THE SOLUTION: Provide
ElegantJ BI White Paper The Enterprise Option Integrated Business Intelligence and Reporting for Performance Management, Operational Business Intelligence and Data Management www.elegantjbi.com ELEGANTJ
MICROSOFT DYNAMICS CRM Vision Statement of Direction November 2012 NOTE: The guidance included in this document reflects current release objectives as of November 2012. This document is not intended to
Situation Microsoft IT needed to evolve their Configuration Manager 2007-based environment that used homegrown application distribution services to meet the self-service needs of Microsoft personnel. Solution
Asset solutions To support your business objectives Achieve greater efficiency in asset by managing all your asset types on a single platform. Obtain an entirely new level of asset awareness Every company
Data Sheet IBM Cognos 8 BI: The platform of choice for Software as a Service (SaaS) Both large-scale enterprises and midsize organizations are turning to software as a service (SaaS) providers to decrease
Gain a competitive edge through optimized B2B file transfer Contents: 1 Centralized systems enable business success 2 Business benefits of strategic file transfer that you can experience for yourself 2
IBM WebSphere Message Broker To support your IT objectives Delivering a platform-independent based ESB for universal connectivity and transformation in heterogeneous IT environments. The evolution of application
Developing Exceptional Mobile and Multi-Channel Applications using IBM Web Experience Factory IBM Corporation 2011 Web Experience Factory formerly known as WebSphere Portlet Factory Note we are currently
Veritas NetBackup 6.0 Database and Application Protection Innovative data protection When it comes to database and application recovery, Symantec has a clear goal in mind simplify the complexity of database
Integration solutions White paper December 2006 Extending composite applications IBM WebSphere Portal Version 6.0 software and business-process integration Page 2 Contents 2 Introduction 5 Meeting everyday
Mobile devices offer great potential for making your enterprise run faster, smarter, and more profitably. However, mobile devices can create considerable challenges for your IT organization, since they
Integrating SharePoint with Lotus Notes and WebSphere Portal Who Is Mainsoft? Founded: 1993 Business: Vision: Clients: Product Validations: Leader in Microsoft-Java EE interoperability; Advanced IBM Business
What You Need to Know About Transitioning to SOA written by: David A. Kelly, ebizq Analyst What You Need to Know About Transitioning to SOA Organizations are increasingly turning to service-oriented architectures
Experimenting in the domain of RIA's and Web 2.0 Seenivasan Gunabalan IMIT IV Edition, Scuola Suoperiore Sant'Anna,Pisa, Italy E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ABSTRACT This paper provides an overview
Higher National Unit specification General information for centres Unit title: Developing Rich Internet Applications Unit code: F6BN 35 Unit purpose: Rich Internet Applications (RIA) combine the capabilities
An Oracle White Paper June 2011 Oracle Application Development Framework Overview Introduction... 1 Oracle ADF Making Java EE Development Simpler... 2 THE ORACLE ADF ARCHITECTURE... 3 The Business Services
Delivering on the Promise IBM System i Integrated Collaboration Highlights Integrate your voice, collaboration and business applications on a single system Boost customer satisfaction and loyalty by enhancing
May 25, 2016 Why Finance Should Automate Management & Regulatory Reporting Processes connecting senior-level financial executives since 1931 CPE Credits Today s webcast is worth 1 Continuing Professional
Making the Most of Your Enterprise Reporting Investment 10 Tips to Avoid Costly Mistakes Making the Most of Your Enterprise Reporting Investment 10 Tips to Avoid Costly Mistakes Charts, graphs, tables,
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Scorecarding Successfully linking strategy to operations Overview Scorecarding offers a proven approach to communicating business strategy throughout the organization and