IT Professional

Issue 5 • Sept.-Oct. 2011

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  • [Front cover]

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  • [Masthead]

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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • Storytelling: From Cave Art to Digital Media

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):4 - 7
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  • Social Life Networks

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):8 - 11
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    The next generation of social networks-social life networks (SLNs)-could become a powerful force for individual well-being and economic growth. In particular, SNLs in emerging economies could provide timely access to essential resources such as healthcare, transportation, education, and water. The authors outline requirements for SLNs and the challenges of realizing these next-gen social networks. View full abstract»

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  • The Future of Web Apps

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):12 - 14
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  • A Service-Oriented Web Application Framework

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):15 - 21
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    Today's businesses need a robust, Web-enabled, flexible information and communication infrastructure to foster corporate agility and productivity. The Service-Oriented Web Application Framework guides organizations in the development and deployment of platform-, technology-, and location-independent, context-rich Web applications. View full abstract»

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  • Next in Mashup Development: User-Created Apps on the Web

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):22 - 29
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    Mashups have relatively simple, component-based development paradigms, yet few end users develop their own applications. To help turn end users into developers and innovators, the authors present two mashup platforms for lightweight Web development practices and discuss open challenges. View full abstract»

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  • Toward Unified Web Application Development

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):30 - 36
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    Web application development in the context of the conventional three-tier architecture is complex, typically requiring a team of experts. Recent Web application architectures and frameworks simplify the development process, potentially turning tier-specific experts into one-person developer teams. View full abstract»

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  • All-About Digital Diaries: Opportunities and Challenges

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):37 - 43
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    All-about diaries-software platforms that record, in a browsable and machine-processable format, the everyday activities of people, communities, and objects-offer a wealth of application opportunities, but their full-fledge implementation will require overcoming several challenges. View full abstract»

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  • The Next Web Apps Architecture: Challenges for SaaS Vendors

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):44 - 50
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    Many vendors dream about making it big in the cloud, but licensing Web apps is a fiercely competitive market with rampant risks. Software as a service must overcome several challenges to prove itself as a successful business model. View full abstract»

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  • Mobile Applications and Their Delivery Platforms

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):51 - 56
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    Mobile applications are a multibillion-dollar business. Understanding the business strategies behind them and the characteristics of their distinct delivery platform-the mobile app store-provides a glimpse into the emerging convergence of mobile-Web applications. View full abstract»

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  • The FBI Gets Agile

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):57 - 59
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    In the basement of the Hoover building in Washington, DC, FBI employees and contractors are working together to create Sentinel, a case-management software system designed to revolutionize how the FBI gathers, stores, and links its data. Learn how the FBI team used agile methods to transform this time-consuming, expensive, and off-track government IT project into a successful program. The FBI's ex... View full abstract»

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  • Conference Attendance

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):60 - 61
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  • Better Budget Planning

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):64 - 63
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    Every CIO dreads that painful fall ritual of building a budget for the coming year. During this process, we're confronted with a laundry list of user needs- or wants, to be more precise-and a set of constraints imposed by the CFO and CEO. Once we add in base-load tasks (to keep the lights on), tactical upgrades, messy but strategic IT changes, and our own goals for IT team development, we're left ... View full abstract»

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