Web Services ManagementBy Baselinemag | Posted 2006-10-05 Email Print
It isn't the first time management software has lagged behind the product its supposed to managejust ask the early server and mainframe administrators. While the open-environment concepts of Web services and service-oriented architectures have gained popularity in recent years, organizations have been slower to adopt third-party tools to manage their performance.
The technology managers who have, however, are finding real results, whether in saved man hours or improved time to market. But the lazy need not apply: working with Web services management requires serious planningand an even more serious understanding of your organization's business strategy.
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QUESTION: When planning to create Web services, did your organization implement management tools right away? If not, how long did you wait? Did you encounter any issues in between? Write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.