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  • IT @ BYUJ. Kelly FlanaganChief Information OfficerBrigham Young University

  • Constant ChangeMoores law has enabled Cores law - twice as many cores, or processors, every 18 monthsDisk storage doubling every 18 monthsMemory capacity doubling every 18 monthsNetwork speed doubling every 18 months

  • Enhancement Enables Abstraction

  • Undesirable IT Development

  • Desirable IT DevelopmentIT developers continue to create large / complicated core applications, but with associated Services.IT developers produce and expose Services that enable access to data and functionality important to IT consumers.IT consumers envision interesting applications and instead of producing a laundry list of requirements. they develop prototypes and applications using simple tools to aggregate and consume Services.

  • Traditional Interfaces Deliver Limited Access to Core DataFunctional leaders define application functionalityFunctional leaders define look and feelLimited set of applications due to finite resource availability

  • Web Service Interfaces Transform the EnterpriseFunctional leaders define application functionality, look and feel, and data availabilityConsumers create alternative interfacesMany applications are developed by an almost unlimited human resource

  • Alternative User InterfacesApplications such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Pandora, and Amazon have alternative interfaces available on various devices.

  • MashupsNot build it and they will come, but rather they will come and help build it.1800TravelBooking.comCombines Google Maps, Google Spreadsheets, and Geocoder with hotel cost informationZillow iPhone ApplicationCombines VirtualEarth and Zillowlastminutetravel.com13,600 suppliers are aggregated to offer last minute travel deals.Consume Web Service Interfaces provided by travel suppliers.twitgraph.comConsume Web Service Interface from Google and Twitter

  • 1800TravelBooking.comCombines Google Maps, Google Spreadsheets, and Geocoder

  • Zillow iPhone ApplicationCombines Google Maps, Google Spreadsheets, and Geocoder Displays homes on Google MapsShows estimated valuesHomes for sale and asking priceHomes recently sold and sale price

  • lastminute.com13.600 travel suppliers provide web service interfacesThis site aggregates them to provide access to all in one location

  • TwitGraphCombines Google Apps, Google Visualization, and Twitter

  • SOA Encourages Innovation

  • If Youre InterestedMashup Corporationsone technical marketer had an innovative idea.CEO embraced the new business opportunityCIO resisted the non traditional IT approachInnovation safely expanded their businessOffice of the CIO web site and blogs


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