WS SIG (SV): Web Services: The Dark Side





    Doug Kaye, CEO, RDS Strategies LLC and author of Loosely Coupled


    Presentation Overview

    Web Services: The Dark Side

    Yes, we're all excited about the potential for web services, and many of us are already implementing them. But what will it take before the big dreams of web services can be realized? In this presentation, Doug Kaye will explore the dark side: security, transactions, reliable asynchronous messaging, orchestration and choreography, QoS, contracts and other business issues, infrastructure, and the big one: industry-specific semantics.


    About the Presenter



    Doug Kaye is a technology-management consultant, author, and lecturer based in Marin County. His most recent book, Loosely Coupled-The Missing Pieces of Web Services, has been called a must-read for web-services strategic thinkers. Drawing upon nearly three decades of experience in the roles of CEO and CTO, Kaye spends much of his time communicating technology concepts to business executives and business issues to technologists. He literally wrote the book on web hosting: Strategies for Web Hosting and Managed Services (2002), considered by many customers and vendors alike to be the definitive resource of the high-end web-hosting industry. He also produces IT Conversations (a series of downloadable and streaming audio interviews), publishes the IT Strategy Letter (an electronic newsletter), and has been a frequent contributor to Internet World and The Web Host Industry Review. In recent years, Kaye's stints have included executive posi tions with Organic Online,, and Previously, he was founder and CEO of Rational Data Systems, developers of networking software.

    Event Logistics


    Microsoft Main Campus
    1065 La Avenida, Bldg. 1
    Mountain View, CA


    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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