IBM Puts the Social in SOA

By Darryl K. Taft  |  Print this article Print

IBM introduces a new social network for SOA developers.

LAS VEGAS—IBM is taking service-oriented architecture to social networking—in essence, IBM is putting the social in SOA.

At the IBM Impact 2008 conference here, Sandy Carter, vice president of WebSphere and SOA strategy, channels and marketing, announced the IBM's Smart SOA Social Network, a new social network focused on advancing SOA (service oriented architectures).

IBM's SOA Social Network brings together a global community of thought leaders, IT and business professionals, university professors and students, and other interested parties through both online and in-person forums designed to help members build skills and share best practices, Carter said.

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Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.

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