ZapForum Podcast for March 7, 2007 features
Guest Experts Tom Laszewski, Technical Director, Oracle.
and Dan Finerty, Director of Product Marketing, Shadow, DataDirect Technologies.
Listen to this Podcast and you will:
- Learn what SOA enablement is and how to SOA enable the mainframe
- Understand which mainframe assets should be exposed as Services
- Get pointers on how companies should leverage current skills and current mainframe technologies in the context of SOA
Setting the Stage: ZapThink Analysts
ZapThink analysts Jason Bloomberg and Ron Schmelzer set the stage by discussing the differences among legacy modernization, migration, and rejuvenation.
Next, Tom Laszewski and Dan Finerty discuss the importance of the mainframe in today’s IT organization, and place mainframe modernization in the context of SOA. Next, they discuss the economics of Service enablement vs. other approaches to leveraging SOA assets, both from the technology and skills perspective. Finally, Tom and Dan discuss the issue of standards, and how to deal with non-standard mainframe environments.
This ZapForum Podcast is presented as a 12.7 MB mp3 file. Running time: 27:50.