The IBM Innovate 2011 conference this June in Orlando Florida focused on a wide variety of topics, many of which were of particular interest to the SOA crowd. Some session coverage included better software productivity, collaboration and software development processes, Disciplined Agile Delivery, "Lyo," as well as several enhancements to its Jazz collaborative ALM tooling platform. The SearchSOA.com staff was there to highlight as well as interview some of the participants, and here's all the important stories from the conference.
IBM Rational executives forwarded the cause of software productivity this week at the IBM Innovate 2011 event in Orlando, Fla. Though short on new products, the Rational group's contribution to the productivity push was borne on the back of several enhancements to its Jazz collaborative ALM tooling platform.
At Itau Unibanco, email- and paper-based development team communications have given way to a new approach to development, based around a repository of software models and services.
Long an undercurrent, the conversation around DevOps is now gaining wider attention. At Innovate 2011, writer Jack Vaughan caught up with IBM Agile Practice Director Scott Ambler, who explained the trend.
By some measures, General Motor’s Volt hybrid electric car is moving to market very quickly. At IBM’s Rational Innovate 2011, Bill Bolander, technical fellow, General Motors, featured the Volt as an example of successful software reuse.
Grady Booch describes systems architecture of Jeopardy champ Watson. It uses the well known pipe and filter pattern and the less known UIMA-AS scheme.