After eight long years, it’s an honor and a privilege to return to DevX. But while our hiatus from this venue had gone on far too long, ZapThink has been quite busy in the interim. We spent most of the last decade fighting the good fight over SOA: how to avoid falling for vendor nonsense while raising the architecture discussion out of the bowels of technology to focus squarely on solving business challenges. And while the vendors largely co-opted the SOA story to sell more middleware, ZapThink did have a modicum of success in shifting the discussion away from ESBs and other gear, focusing instead on enabling business agility in enterprises around the world.
Read the entire blog post at http://blog.devx.com/2012/07/welcome-to-the-agile-architect.html