WS SIG (SF): The Service-Oriented Enterprise



  • The Monthly Meeting of the SF Web Services SIG



    Brent Sleeper, Principal and Co-founder of the Stencil Group


    Presentation Overview

    Innovative IT and business executives have recognized that service-oriented architecture and federated models of IT governance have changed the economics of business process integration. These efforts leverage web services standards and flexible, shared infrastructure to make the promise of ubiquitous enterprise integration a reality. This presentation examines the business drivers of this architectural shift in enterprise software and discusses the lessons of the emerging "service-oriented enterprise."


    About the Presenter

    Brent Sleeper is a principal and co-founder of The Stencil Group. He has shaped the firm's web services research and consulting practice and is a leading independent expert on this emerging market. The Stencil Group works with software companies to understand the business drivers and strategic priorities that shape their enterprise IT customers' purchase decisions. The firm focuses on the bottom-line business impact of technology solutions through consulting services that include customer needs analysis, product roadmap and positioning evaluation, and market-facing sales support. The Stencil Group is based in San Francisco and was founded in 1999.


    Event Logistics


    Thelen Reid & Priest Multipurpose Room

    101 Second Street, Second Floor

    San Francisco, CA 94105

    Note: Second and Mission--Security locks the doors at 6; buzz the security officer from the Second Street entrance for admission to the building.


    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments/pizza

    7:00-9:00pm presentation and discussion



    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members

    No charge for SDForum members

    Please call 408.494.8378 for student memberships

    No registration required

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