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Issue 5 • Date Sept.-Oct. 2006

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  • [Front cover]

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  • [Inside front cover]

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  • IT Professional 2007 Editorial Calendar

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • IEEE ReadyNotes information

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 4
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  • Masthead

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 5
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  • advertisement

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 6
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  • News Briefs

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  • Lightweight Software Metrics: The P10 Framework

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):12 - 16
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    Software metrics programs must provide value. Metrics need attachment to what's important about a software project. A thorough and comprehensive way to help ensure that connectedness is the Goal Question Metric. GQM proceeds in an orderly fashion to consider goals and specific questions so that when the metrics are defined they relate directly to project goals. The P10 software metrics framework b... View full abstract»

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  • Managing for Better Business-IT Alignment

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):17 - 24
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    Business-IT alignment is a complex and multidimensional problem that remains among the top-10 issues for many organizations. IT investment decisions usually fall to CIOs, and often the temptation is to base the decision to buy solely on superior technology. Clearly, organizations can gain a competitive advantage by such investments, but basing them only on the bells and whistles of a particular pl... View full abstract»

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  • Test-Driven Development in Large Projects

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):25 - 29
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    Test-driven development (TDD) is a key practice for agile developers because it involves writing test cases ahead of the code, which can improve design. The TDD process works well for projects in which a collocated team develops a small to medium system, but it can be challenging for large systems, especially those involving geographically distributed teams. The main obstacle is the degree of inte... View full abstract»

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  • CiSE subscription information

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 30
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  • The Rise of Web Service Ecosystems

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):31 - 37
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    The convergence of Internet marketplaces and service-oriented architectures has spurred the growth of Web service ecosystems. This paper articulates a vision for Web service ecosystems, discusses early manifestations of this vision, and presents a unifying architecture to support the emergence of larger and more sophisticated ecosystems View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Security and Privacy subscription information

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 38
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  • Software Certification Services: Encouraging Trust and Reasonable Expectations

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):39 - 44
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    This paper proposes a more general acceptance of software certification that comprises two steps: first, it should certify the environment in which the software will execute, second, it should certify the software in the context of that environment. With the proposed certification, more complex single systems can be replaced with multiple simpler systems with increased reliability. A simpler syste... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Distributed Systems Online - Information

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 45
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  • IEEE Computer Society Information

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  • Using Policies to Manage Composite Web Services

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):47 - 51
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    When no single Web service can fulfil a user's request, providers often turn to composite Web services. However, developing a composite Web service is not simple and deploying the composition specification at runtime consists of several processes. Developers and deployers of composite Web services can use policies in various scenarios, from the announcement of Web services to the compatibility bet... View full abstract»

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  • Membership information

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 52
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  • 2007 IEEE Computer Society Professional Membership/Subscription Application

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  • Resources

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):55 - 60
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  • Advertiser/Product Index

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 61
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  • Experience from the Trenches: Toward Effective Online Teaching

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):64 - 63
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    Just as traditional teaching relies on expert textbooks, effective online instruction requires expert resources. MERLOT bridges this gap. View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Computer Society Celebrates Two 60-Year Anniversaries

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  • Back Cover

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IT has emerged as an exciting, robust field unto itself, drawing on applications, data engineering, algorithms, system software, computer systems organization, and other contemporary computer technologies as applied to business problems.

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