Adam Bosworth’s Big Picture

Jon Udell writes about the talk given by Adam Bosworth (ex-Microsoft, XML first mover, now with BEA) at InfoWorld’s CTO Forum:

When Bosworth asks enterprises how many apps they have deployed, they say: thousands. He categorizes the integraton challenges like so:
– integrate the UI,
– integrate the data,
– integrate the business processes

Bosworth also discusses various principles of application development, which we would do good to keep in mind for our enterprise software development: Coarse-grained messaging, Public Contracts, Asynchrony, Message-driven model, Declarative query, Scripting and XML Repository.

One of the aims is to create “dynamic runtime-modifiable systems, rather than static compile-time systems that make you shut down and restart your services.”

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Rajesh Jain

An Entrepreneur based in Mumbai, India.