Service-Orientation is the lasted paradigm for the design of future IT systems as well as for novel business strategies. Instead of proprietary solutions and offers, decoupled and reusable services shall be provided and be dynamically combined with respect to specific client requirements. seekda addresses these needs and provides the first Web Service Search engine and Marketplace. The current market is mostly based on singular service offerings, where in reality, complete integrated solutions are clearly needed. seekda facilitates the creation of service bundles. Interoperability issues between different providers are handled by the marketplace, which allows seamless switching between providers and reduces integration costs for their customers. The following questions will be discussed in this talk:
- Web of Services and the Future of SaaS (Software as a Service)
- How to enable Service Commerce?
- Need of Semantics in an Internet of Services
- Use case: eTourism