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International Conference on Web services 2005

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The 2005 IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2005) is a forum for researchers and industry practitioners to exchange information regarding advancements in the state of the art and practice of Web Services, as well as to identify the emerging research topics and define the future of Web Services computing. ICWS 2005 will feature research papers with a wide range of topics on different aspects of IT services intended towards bridging the gap between Business Services and IT Services.The 2005 IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2005) is a forum for researchers and industry practitioners to exchange information regarding advancements in the state of the art and practice of Web Services, as well as to identify the emerging research topics and define the future of Web Services computing. ICWS 2005 will feature research papers with a wide range of topics on different aspects of IT services intended towards bridging the gap between Business Services and IT Services.

At ICWS '05, Dr. Srinivas Padmanabhuni and Dr. Sriram Anand from Infosys will present their views and research on Perspectives on Service Oriented Architecture.

Session Details

Date: Friday, July 15, 2005
Time: 10:00 Hrs to 14:00 Hrs
Venue: Sheraton Safari Hotel - Lake Buena Vista Florida 12205 Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32836, USA


Session Overview
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web Services are the hottest topics of discussion currently with regards to enterprise architecture. The technologies are maturing from a standardization perspective and the level of understanding of various aspects of a SOA is gradually rising with an increasing number of clients thinking about service implementation and adoption. This trend has generated significant interest in IT and business circles alike, owing to the promise of bridging the gap between business strategists and IT architects.

SOA builds upon decades of distributed computing technologies and advocates the delivery of software applications in the form of an open interface based on strict contracts, leading to loosely coupled systems which are implementation independent.

The recent trends of web services are often mistaken to be the sole form of SOA, however through this tutorial we will offer deeper insights into the more generic and higher level manifestations of SOA beyond web services. SOA can manifest itself in different technologies such as EAI, J2EE or .NET. This tutorial will focus on providing an overview of service oriented architecture with emphasis on the evolution of SOA from other technologies such as object oriented programming and distributed computing. Subsequently, the tutorial will delve into exploring SOA from multiple perspectives, such as the relevance of SOA in EAI, SOA features of J2EE and .NET apart from illustrating specific recommendations on migrating to SOA based on some sample implementations.

 

Speakers

Dr. Sriram Anand has over 12 years of work experience in industry and research. As a Principal Researcher in the Software Engineering and Technologies labs at Infosys Technologies, Bangalore, his research is dedicated towards enterprise architecture, service-oriented architecture, legacy integration and software engineering methodologies. Dr. Anand has extensive experience in designing enterprise architectural strategy for leading U.S. companies in the financial services, retail and pharmaceutical domains.

Dr. Srinivas Padmanabhuni heads the Web Services Centre of Excellence at Software Engineering and Technology Labs, Infosys Technologies Limited, Bangalore, India. His areas of specialization include Web services, Service Oriented Architecture and Grid technologies alongside pursuing interests in intelligent agents and enterprise architecture.

Dr. Jai Ganesh is part of the technology research division of Infosys Technologies Limited. His research focuses on Web services, IT strategy, IT standards and adaptive enterprises. His research has been published in journals such as Information & Management, Journal of Global Information Management, International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management, etc. and conferences such as AMCIS, ICWS and others.

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