Web services need 'real-world` applications
The services have been sold as the cure to every development problem, says Joon du Randt, technical team leader at DVT.
Competition is good
Windows Live Search is proof competition is good in any market.
Addressing Web services concerns
There is concern about the performance, quality and security of Web services, says Paul Wandrag, quality assurance architect at Compuware SA.
Web services technology heralds change
Web services will change the way applications are built, says Danny Ilic, business development owner at Computer Associates Africa.
The integration of Web services
Henry Adams, country manager for InterSystems SA, examines how companies can integrate Web services with their databases.
The next step in Web services evolution
Web services have moved beyond the hype stage and companies are now looking to leverage the power of Web services across the enterprise, says Trevor van Rensburg, business unit manager, development best practices, Software Futures.
Web services offer e-business opportunities
Danny Ilic, business development owner at Computer Associates Africa, examines the impact of Web services on e-business.
The impact of Web services on e-business
Danny Ilic, business development owner at Computer Associates Africa, discusses the impact Web services have on e-business.
Web services meet data integration
The one constant in the Web services market at the moment is that there is no clear definition of what exactly a Web service is, or what a Web service should consist of.
Web services: Time for a reality check
The Web services phenomenon has come at an interesting time. A bad economy and memories of the IT "must-haves" of the dot-com era have made most business leaders more than a little sceptical about any new promises from IT vendors.
Web services at your service
Over-hyped, misunderstood and misrepresented, Web services are nevertheless starting to gain ground. But until many of the key standards are formalised, Web services are destined to remain behind the firewall and within trusted relationships.