Jorgen Thelin Senior Program Manager - Interoperability Standards Connected Systems Division Microsoft Corporation Producing proven, well-engineered, quality Web services specifications
Many Systems == Development & Management Complexity FTP HL7 LDAP EDI WS-* SAP Oracle DB SNA DRDA TN3270 MQI Oracle LOB Siebel JD Edwards RLIO Tibco Clarify HTTP TCP/IP RosettaNet UPnP XML Swift HIPAA IBM DB2 Teradata (etc.) Database Clearing House Partner IBM Mainframe SAP Services Directory Remote Store Your Enterprise
Interoperability means connecting people, data, and diverse systems
It gives customers control over the data they create and want to share Vendors create innovative solutions that bridge technologies to address real customer needs in an innovative manner The nature of software allows for translatability in lieu of uniformity
The SOAP and WSDL specifications proceeded through a prototype version of the workshop process during 2001 and 2002
This experience led to the refined and formalized WS-* workshop process now in use.
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