BizTalk, MOSS, and InfoPath… Notes from the Bleeding Edge

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BizTalk, MOSS, and InfoPath… Notes from the Bleeding Edge

  1. 1. BizTalk, MOSS, and InfoPath Notes from the Bleeding Edge
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Microsoft’s Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Why BizTalk? </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating Across Server Products </li></ul><ul><li>Demo </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons Learned </li></ul>
  3. 3. Microsoft’s Strategy – Name the Challenges
  4. 4. Microsoft’s Strategy – APIO
  5. 5. Move from ad hoc development on legacy systems to modern, team development and management throughout the ALM Move from managing disparate data silos to a scalable, integrated data management platform Move from disconnected applications and services to SOA and adaptive business processes Move from data silos and manual analysis to real-time and closed loop analysis Move from no UX awareness to proactive collaboration of design and development
  6. 6. Snapshot of Infrastructure What to focus on: <ul><li>Master data management </li></ul><ul><li>24x7 systems management and monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Fully integrated and flexible data services with continuous availability </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for enterprise-wide centralized scorecards and self-service reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Implement embedded BI applications and Business Activity Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Fully managed ALM </li></ul><ul><li>Seamless integration between all development tools and platform </li></ul><ul><li>Limited integration of SDLC tools </li></ul><ul><li>Inconsistent use of methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Extend Business Activity Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Full Service Oriented Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Core business processes automated </li></ul><ul><li>Some process visibility </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why BizTalk? <ul><li>Given: Other products have learned the best lessons of BizTalk and offer a number of similar features </li></ul><ul><li>Question: Does BizTalk still have a place? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: YES!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In Proc vs. Out of Proc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adapters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Centralized Rules Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scalability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quod Erat Demonstrandum </li></ul>
  8. 8. Integration Across Server Products <ul><li>Who plays nice with BizTalk? </li></ul><ul><li>Everybody! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Commerce Server 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft CRM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office Desktop Suite </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Through Adapters… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Everyone Else (e.g. Oracle, SAP, AS400, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Demo <ul><li>InfoPath as Robust, Quick Data Entry Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 as Web Landing Zone, Document Library, and Simple Approval Workflow Provider </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 as Message Bus, Centralized Rules Manager/Processor, Business Process Manager </li></ul>
  10. 10. Future Enhancements <ul><li>Plan and Deploy for scalability </li></ul><ul><li>Add additional server products to the list (e.g. CS 2K7, CRM, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate additional BRE capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Suggestions? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Lessons Learned – The Gotchas that Got Me <ul><li>Plan Your Deployment! </li></ul><ul><li>Features may not be as compelling in execution as they appear in the feature list. </li></ul><ul><li>Tried and True methods of debugging BizTalk issues have real Tried and True value. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thank You! <ul><li>Q&A </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew Schwarz </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>763.398.4859 </li></ul>

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