SOA & Web Services

Service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web services management apply enterprise management concepts to SOA's service interface layer, implementing key aspects of SOA-based flexibility by enforcing policy and monitoring activity for service requests before they are delivered to the business logic of the service.

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26 results in Reports

  • SOA & Web Services
  • Past 18 months
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Mobile Infrastructure Services Aid Developers

    A Rapidly Converging Market Speeds Front-End Developers' Efforts

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals have many technology choices when it comes to building mobile apps that win, serve, and retain customers. One of the principal challenges for...

    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Brief: Amazon API Gateway Is Limited But Useful

      The newly released Amazon API Gateway, although quite limited in its feature set, is important in its validation of layered security for APIs. For application development and delivery (AD&D) pros who...

      • Downloads: 3
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Microservices Have An Important Role In The Future Of Solution Architecture

      Notable Risks Call For Careful Preparation And A Measured Approach

      With increasing frequency, microservices are appearing in enterprises' efforts to achieve better software architectures, especially among those operating at scale, such as eBay, Google, Netflix, and...

      • Downloads: 146
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:TechRadar™: Integration Technologies, Q2 2015

      The Range Of Integration Technologies Is Diversifying

      Integration technologies are a middleware category of products to develop, maintain, and execute interfaces between applications and databases. The integration domain is a renewed hot topic for...

      • Downloads: 272
    • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

      Report:Brief: Four Ways APIs Are Changing Your Business

      How To Design An API Strategy That Fuels Digital Business

      Application programming interfaces (APIs) are perhaps the most critical technology in digital business design. They have the power to unlock new revenue streams, transform how you design and deliver...

      • Downloads: 165
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:A Developer's Guide To Forrester's Strategies For API Success

      A Guided Tour Of Forrester's Research On The What, Why, And How Of APIs

      In these times of customer empowerment, digital business, and mobile mind shifts, APIs and service-oriented architecture (SOA) form a critical foundation for modern business and applications. The...

      • Downloads: 259
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:How APIs Reframe Business Strategy

      Craft An API Strategy To Enable Digital Business Transformation

      Mobile apps and customer engagement are major drivers for APIs, but there is a more strategic and pervasive reality that should infuse an organization's API strategy and thinking: Done right, APIs...

      • Downloads: 350
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Quick Take: Amazon Web Services Democratizes Machine Learning

      The Amazon Web Services (AWS) train keeps on a rolling for developers. This time it is a fully managed machine learning service that lets developers create predictive models. Launched on April 9,...

      • Downloads: 128
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Sizing The Market For API Management Solutions

      US Firms Will More Than Quadruple Their Spending To Support Integration Of Customer Engagement Software

      Today's customer-centric, software-powered businesses thrive on connectivity, and connectivity thrives on application programming interfaces (APIs). Mobile apps for customer engagement need APIs to...

      • Downloads: 300
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:How To Design APIs For Mobile

      Process, Practice, And Design Principles

      Mobile apps are a critical channel for customer engagement and business process improvement, and it's clear that mobile apps need APIs to access business data and transactions. The problem for...

      • Downloads: 294
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:From Application Design To Application Composition

      How APIs, Micro-Services, And Containers Are Changing The Way Organizations Develop And Deliver Software

      There is a quiet revolution underway in software development: The nature of the work is shifting from developing and deploying large complex applications to connecting new and existing services in...

      • Downloads: 272
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:The Age Of The Customer Is Shaking Up Integration Technologies And Practices

      It's Time To Renew Your Integration Strategy And Architecture

      Application integration, the replication of operational data and data warehouses, and integration between trading partners all have a long history. While firms have established practices to achieve...

      • Downloads: 226
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Mobile Needs A Four-Tier Engagement Platform

      Road Map: The Mobile App Development Playbook

      Mobile is pushing aging web architectures to the brink. The three-tier architecture built for a browser-led PC world can't flex, scale, or respond to the needs of a good mobile experience or the...

      • Downloads: 1402
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Predictions 2015: The Days Of Fighting The Cloud Are Over

      Cloud computing is arguably one of the most disruptive fields ever in technology management. CIOs are a primary force driving the enterprise business technology (BT) agenda, so you need to understand...

      • Downloads: 714
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Predictions 2015: Digital Experience Delivery Platforms Become Flexible Or Lose Momentum

      Vision: The Digital Experience Delivery Playbook

      Application development and delivery (AD&D) and digital marketers' worlds will collide in 2015. Shared platforms, customer data, budgets, and priorities will emerge within B2C and progressive B2B...

      • Downloads: 313
    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:TechRadar™: Zero Trust Identity Standards, Q3 2014

      Road Map: The Identity And Access Management Playbook

      This report outlines Forrester's solution to help security and risk (S&R) leaders develop their road map of IAM processes using Forrester's TechRadar™ methodology The Zero Trust enterprise...

      • Downloads: 255
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:The API Management Buyer's Guide, Q3 2014

      Examining "Must Have" Criteria From The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q3 2014

      In September 2014, we published our 40-criteria Forrester Wave evaluation of 11 application programming interface (API) management solutions vendors: 3scale, Apigee, Axway, CA Technologies, IBM,...

      • Downloads: 396
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Applying The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q3 2014

      Customizing The Forrester Wave For Three Key Buying Scenarios: API Service Provider, Mobile App APIs, and Enterprise Services

      In September 2014, we published our 40-criteria Forrester Wave evaluation of 11 application programming interface (API) management solutions vendors: 3scale, Apigee, Axway, CA Technologies, IBM,...

      • Downloads: 487
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q3 2014

      The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

      In Forrester's 40-criteria evaluation of application programming interface (API) management solutions, we identified the 11 most significant software providers in the category — 3scale, Apigee,...

      • Downloads: 544
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Customer Engagement Needs APIs, But REST Is Far From A Complete Integration Strategy

      Forrester's Data Shows Strong Investment In REST, SOAP, And More

      A cornerstone of any firm's BT agenda is flexible application integration. Application programming interfaces (APIs) — and specifically representational state transfer (REST) APIs —...

      • Downloads: 245
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Brief: Software Innovation Requires A Loosely-Coupled Application Architecture

      Amazon.com and its web-native cousins are the envy of many traditional organizations feeling pressure from competitors that innovate more rapidly. What's the critical enabler for rapid software...

      • Downloads: 321
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Brief: Product APIs Create Distinct Customer Value And Opportunity

      There's a dark horse in the race to customer innovation through application programming interfaces (APIs). Through APIs, banks, healthcare firms, telcos, retailers, logistics firms, and many others...

      • Downloads: 246
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Brief: Mobile Access To Back-End Systems

      The Uses And Limitations Of Screen-Scraping

      Mobile applications are the linchpins of business strategies to attract, retain, and delight customers. Mobile developers, in turn, need access to customer data typically resident in back-end systems...

      • Downloads: 216
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:How To Manage APIs For Customer Engagement

      APIs Need More Than API Management

      Application programming interfaces (APIs) are central to any organization's software strategy to win, retain, and serve customers. As a result, development leaders are scrutinizing API management...

      • Downloads: 492
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Full Impact Of BIAN's Semantic Specifications Requires Compliant, Off-The-Shelf Solutions

      The BIAN Revisited Series: Part 2

      BIAN — the Banking Industry Architecture Network, a nonprofit organization working on definitions of semantically standardized business services for banking — has worked on semantic...

      • Downloads: 119