Pearson completes Blueprint acquisition

By Kaunda Chama, ITWeb features editor
Johannesburg, 22 May 2006

Pearson completes Blueprint acquisition

Pearson Government Solutions has completed its acquisition of Blueprint Technologies in a move that will bolster its enterprise architecture services, WashingtonOnTechnology reports.

The Arlington, Virginia, company announced in mid-March that it was acquiring Blueprint Technologies, a private, female-owned, small business that specialises in architecture-based solutions. The terms of the stock transaction were not disclosed.

Gartner`s enterprise architecture summits announced

The success of business in the 21st century depends on the ability of IT leaders and enterprise architects to exploit service-oriented architecture (SOA), Web services, and business process management, and to anticipate how event-driven architecture (EDA), open source, advanced Web services standards, and the next-generation integration infrastructure can be exploited for business advantage tomorrow, Gartner has announced in a press release.

Two Gartner conferences - the Application Integration and Web Services Summit and the Enterprise Architecture Summit - will offer the breadth of Gartner knowledge and advice, keynotes from industry leaders, over 60 sessions, and a solutions showcase, on 19 to 21 June, and 21 to 23 June, at Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, California.