Quiz: How Big Is Your Thirst for SODA?

By David F. Carr  |  Posted 2004-01-27 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Services-Oriented Development of Applications (SODA) is a comprehensive approach to developing applications using software services found on the Web. Does your application stand to benefit from a healthy gulp?




1. Our organization is starting to make extensive use of Web services.
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FALSE
1. 2.

2. We recognize the need for greater discipline in application development.
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FALSE
1. 2.

3. Our previous attempts at reusing code and software objects have been failures.
TRUE
FALSE
1. 2.

4. Even the new applications we create seem to turn into difficult-to-integrate legacy systems.
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FALSE
1. 2.

5. We need to do a better job of making our .NET and Java development teams build services that work together.
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FALSE
1. 2.






 
 
 
 
David F. Carr David F. Carr is the Technology Editor for Baseline Magazine, a Ziff Davis publication focused on information technology and its management, with an emphasis on measurable, bottom-line results. He wrote two of Baseline's cover stories focused on the role of technology in disaster recovery, one focused on the response to the tsunami in Indonesia and another on the City of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.David has been the author or co-author of many Baseline Case Dissections on corporate technology successes and failures (such as the role of Kmart's inept supply chain implementation in its decline versus Wal-Mart or the successful use of technology to create new market opportunities for office furniture maker Herman Miller). He has also written about the FAA's halting attempts to modernize air traffic control, and in 2003 he traveled to Sierra Leone and Liberia to report on the role of technology in United Nations peacekeeping.David joined Baseline prior to the launch of the magazine in 2001 and helped define popular elements of the magazine such as Gotcha!, which offers cautionary tales about technology pitfalls and how to avoid them.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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