Stories by John S Webster

SOA growing up and expanding its footprint

Not too long ago, IT organisations turned to service-oriented architecture (SOA) primarily as a way to integrate enterprise applications. But now large companies are using SOA to create components that can be combined and reused as services across multiple applications.

How to be an attractive acquisition target

Mergers and acquisitions have become a way of life across many industries. With vendors, competitors and sometimes their own companies consolidating at a rapid clip, IT managers and staffers at all levels have to stay on their toes in order to ensure job security.