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Waiting in line is one of the many memorable events at WWDC. I’ve met several people from all over the world.

  In less than 24 hours, the first Apple event in at least 6 months will be underway. ┬áThere are a lot of eyes on Apple given their incremental product releases. ┬áRumors abound about what will be unveiled however it seems a safe bet given the signs that are posted in the Moscone center that […]

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is an often misunderstood concept even among the ranks of IT professionals. While many SOA initiatives have manifested and exposed internal business logic in the form of web services the approach for SOA is actually very non-technical and is rooted in a deep understanding of the business and strategic goals and involves an ever evolving process of continuous improvement and refinement. This makes the approach both strategic and operationally focused. In this post I will outline what I feel are some critical components necessary for a successful SOA-based project.

Service Oriented Architecture has enabled us to quickly embrace change in the mobile space. The iPads have not been out an entire year yet we are able to quickly consume the core secure EMR services built into our flagship Care Delivery Platform and push data into the hands of providers using a very connected, very mobile device with a fundamentally different user interface. By takin the time to develop and invest in a service oriented architecture we’ve prototyped this iPad app in a fraction of the time it has taken to develop our RIA (Rich Internet Application) EMR.


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