Services Computing by Liang-Jie ZhangServices Computing by Liang-Jie Zhang

Services Computing

byLiang-Jie Zhang, Jia Zhang, Hong Cai

Hardcover | September 13, 2007

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As the core technical foundation for the modern services science, Services Computing covers the science, technology and business models of effectively creating and leveraging computing technology to bridge the gap between business and IT services. This book systematically introduces the fundamentals of this new discipline based on the latest research results in web services and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA); business consulting methodology and utilities; business process modeling, transformation, integration, and management; and services as software, software as service, and Web 2.0 for effective services delivery. Major solution architectures, technologies and research methods are discussed in the lifecycle of services innovation research. This book provides readers with new research and solution methods to better create and manage business services, which is the goal of Services Computing.

Dr. Liang-Jie Zhang was the Chief Architect of Industrial Standards at IBM Software Group from 2004 to 2005, and is the current leader of an IBM SOA solution design and modeling tool and the co-leader of an IBM-wide SOA Solution Stack project. He is the father of Services Computing.

Dr. Liang-Jie Zhang is a Research Staff Member (RSM) in Services Technologies at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. His research focus is SOA and Web Services for Industry Solutions. He is also co-leading an IBM-wide SOA Solution Stack project by working with his colleagues from IBM Global Services Team, Software Group, Sales & Distr...
Title:Services ComputingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:349 pagesPublished:September 13, 2007Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:354038281X

ISBN - 13:9783540382812

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Table of Contents

Foundations of Services Computing.- The Principle of Services and Services Computing.- e-Business Evolution.- Web Services Modeling.- Web Services Publishing and Discovery.- Service-Oriented Architecture.- Services Relationship Modeling.- SOA and Web Services Standards.- Solution-Level Quality of Service in SOA.- Realization of Services Computing.- Requirements Driven Services Composition.- Services Value Chain Collaboration.- Business Process Management and Integration.- Business Grid.- Service Delivery and Services Engineering.- Enterprise Modeling.- Project Based Enterprise Performance Management.- Service-Oriented Business Consulting Methodology.- End-to-End Services Delivery Platform and Methodology.- Software as Services and Services as Software.