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The evolution of FOS

2017-10-25T10:36:22+00:00 16 August, 2017|

Evolution of TIBCO FOS from a PSG framework to a full blown catalogue driven order management and fulfilment solution A new product driven solution In 2007 by chance I encountered what was then called TIBCO OFF (Order Fulfilment Framework) for the first time. Some of the TIBCO professional services members decided to put together a [...]

nJAMS4 is the way to go!

2017-04-19T07:45:16+00:00 18 April, 2017|Tags: , , , |

A migration approach from TIBCO BWPM3/nJAMS3 to nJAMS4 What is nJAMS? nJAMS is an abbreviation of the product from Integration Matters (a software vendor in Germany Hattingen) nJAMS stands for: Not Just Another Monitoring Solution. People from the TIBCO community will know this product as TIBCO BWPM, also known as BusinessWorks Process Monitor. Why should you [...]

API Integration Patterns

2017-03-28T17:07:31+00:00 4 Januar, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Experience-based APIs As part of any API Management platform rollout project, a new API publication pattern targeting API consumers should be promoted: Experience based APIs. This approach of API integration patterns will become the driver for Self-service API Management, enabling consumer specific API wrappers that are designed and implemented by the consuming teams. In addition [...]

Best breed of API Management platforms

2017-03-28T17:07:50+00:00 1 Dezember, 2016|Tags: , , , |

In this follow-up to my previous blog Why invest in API Management? I highlight the need for very mature API Ecosystems. With this blog about the best breed of API Management platforms, I discuss questions such as: What responsibilities are held by such an ecosystem? What capabilities should it provide? And: why should the make-or-buy [...]

European Cyber Security Challenge 2016

2017-03-28T17:07:58+00:00 24 November, 2016|Tags: , , |

Close enough: when hacking infects our daily lives Before I start about the fascinating European Cyber Security Challenge, imagine you wake up in middle of night: You go to the children's room and you hear your child speaking with a stranger; it’s your cheap Chinese baby phone with built-in microphone, speakers and camera. You attached it [...]

API Gateway: the new spider in the web?

2017-03-28T17:08:05+00:00 17 November, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Let’s face it: with the upcoming of cloud and cloud-to-cloud, we entered a new era. An era where besides the traditional Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), a new spider entered the web of the IT world. A spider with legs in the inside (the traditional on premise world) and legs in the outside (external world of the [...]

Book review: DevOps Handbook by Gene Kim and co.

2017-03-28T17:08:18+00:00 2 November, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

The highly anticipated DevOps Handbook, co-authored by the who's who of DevOps - Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick Debois and John Willis - was published this month. It is a completely non-fictional follow-up on their earlier book The Phoenix project. The book attempts to lay down the prescriptions for effective DevOps and in the process [...]