Posts Tagged ‘open-source’

BPEL – Open Source Workflow Management

Eine recht gut besuchte OSMB-Session, “Open Source Workflow Management mit BPEL” mit Gerd Jan Tschöpe von Tarent. Der Kontext ist es IT-gestützte Geschäftsprozesse schnell wandelbar zu machen, d.h. flexibel an geänderte Gegebenheiten anzupassen. […] Service-Orientierten Architekturen stellen Software-Funktionen als Dienste bereit. […] Komplexe Geschäftsabläufe werden als Verkettungen von Diensten und Interaktionen modelliert. […] ad hoc […]

Universal Enterprise Web Application Platform

Now, on to the third keynote of OSMB wednesday, “Beyond Portals – Collaboration, Social Networking, and Web 2.0 for the Enterprise” by Bryan Cheung of Liferay, Inc.. Slides are here. Liferay Portal is the world’s leading enterprise open source portal framework, offering integrated Web publishing and content management, an enterprise service bus and service-oriented architecture, […]

The Future of Enterprise Content Management

Second keynote of the OSMB by Aleksander Farstad of eZ on the future of Enterprise Content Management. eZ Systems is a 5 million € company that’s actually a 250 million € company, nice slide and entry. Yes, he’s right, the size of the company doesn’t show the position in the market, it’s more about the […]

The Mixed Platform is the Platform

Some notes on the first OSMB keynote by Barry Crist, CEO of Likewise Software. His company has this nifty business and goal, “Making Linux first class citizens in Windows networks”, i.e. integration with MS authentification etc. Theme of his presentation is “Open Source in the Enterprise: The Perfect Storm in 2008”, I will see if […]

Open Source Meets Business, mein persönliches Konferenzprogramm

Kommende Woche, vom 22. – 24. Januar 2008 findet in Nürnberg bereits die dritte Auflage des Kongresses “Open Source Meets Business” statt. Das Programm ist eine Mischung aus Vorträgen, Diskussionen und Workshops – ich hoffe, dass trotz straffem Vortragsprogramm noch Zeit für persönlichen Austausch bleibt. Hier sind die Übersichtsseiten zu den drei Kongresstagen: Tag 1, […]

The starfish and the spider

Tonight I participated in a book presentation by Rod A. Beckström on The Starfish and the Spider (side event at the Web 2.0 Expo Berlin). He started off with his motivation for writing this book, 9/11. Yes, Al-Quaida is an archetypical network, and mapping this decentralized network is quite a task. Social Network Analysis shows […]

Make innovation a truly open and collaborative process

But, yes, this is tricky business … This BBC podcast with Peter Day is actually a little “field report”, complete with interview snippets. Alltogether a really good listen. Business innovation is vital for corporate survival, but is innovation best left to companies? […] it is the users of goods and services who generate the best […]