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Enterprise Systems Podcast: SOA Development Challenges

Dr. Jerry Smith, CTO, Symphony Services talks about whats driving SOAs adoption and how is developing for the technology different from traditional development? SOA is one of the most popular technologies weve seen come along in a while, but it comes with several challenges for developers. We discuss SOAs drivers, explore how developing for the SOA is different from traditional development, and offer best practices to employ when you build SOA applications.

Duration: 00:19:20 MP3 - 4.4 MB Listen  |  Download  |  Add to iTunes


Agile Journal Podcast: Agile for Multi-Shore Development

During this broadcast, Neil Fox, Client Director of Symphony Services joins Patrick Egan, Publisher of the Agile Journal to discuss Global Agile and some of the things that companies need to consider when extending Agile into a global development environment.

Duration: 00:10:51 M3 - 9.9 MB Listen  |  Download  | Add to iTunes


Innovation and Product Engineering

Innovation is the fundamental source of sustainable value made manifest as new revenue streams and higher profits. Dr. Jerry Smith, Symphony's CTO, talks about innovation, R&D performance and the role of global product development and engineering.

Duration: 00:23:34 MP3 - 8.3 MB Listen  |  Download  |  Add to iTunes


The Vitality Index (VI)

Measuring the impact that innovation programs have on organizational value is extremely important. Traditional measures are ineffective and a new measurement approach is needed, one that correlates activity to value.

Duration: 00:22:57 M4A (video)- 33.4 MB Listen  |  Download  | Add to iTunes


Managed Innovation

Innovation just doesn't happen, it is a managed process. We are going to take a look at the process of innovation, from critical characteristics to toolboxes.

Duration: 00:26:03 M4A (video)- 36.9 MB Listen  |  Download  | Add to iTunes