Some have called 2002 the breakout year for Web services. So what's next? In this exclusive special report, SearchWebServices.com offers up a bevy of predictions from analysts, industry experts and observers, and takes a look back at the key events of 2002 that may help shape the future of the industry in 2003.
Luminaries expect more Web services growth in 2003
SearchWebServices.com 23 Dec 2002
Even though the hype surrounding Web services reached an all-time high in 2002, experts said that the technology has truly made significant strides during the past year and that user adoption, standards development and enthusiasm will continue to grow in 2003.
Spending rebound, more XML and a mega-merger on tap for 2003
SearchWebServices.com 24 Dec 2002
Ten predictions for 2003 from our Editor-in-Chief include more excitement about XML, another mega-merger on the scale of HP-Compaq that you won't believe, more wireless wonders, a surge in tech spending, and more.
Opinion: Less hype, more consolidation coming in 2003
SearchWebServices.com 27 Dec 2002
Few people keep a closer eye on the Web services market than our Site Editor, Brent Sheets. Even though some consolidation is likely, he believes Web services will really shift into high gear in 2003, thanks to developments in areas like security standardization, business process management and choreography.
Experts predict advances in processes, SOAP; setback for WSDL
SearchWebServices.com 30 Dec 2002
We're proud to say we have the most knowledgeable roster of Web services experts on the Web, and best of all is that they're ready and waiting to answer your questions on a number of topics. Here's what several of them predict will happen in the world of Web services in 2003.
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