The Service-Oriented Media Enterprise: SOA, BPM, and Web Services in Professional Media Systems

The Service-Oriented Media Enterprise: SOA, BPM, and Web Services in Professional Media Systems

by John Footen, Joey Faust
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0240809777

ISBN-13: 9780240809779

Pub. Date: 03/14/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Companies worldwide are rapidly adopting Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), a design methodology used to connect systems as services, and Business Process Management (BPM), the art of orchestrating these services. Media organizations from news organizations to music and media download services to movie studios are adapting to SOA-style architectures, but have run

Overview

Companies worldwide are rapidly adopting Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), a design methodology used to connect systems as services, and Business Process Management (BPM), the art of orchestrating these services. Media organizations from news organizations to music and media download services to movie studios are adapting to SOA-style architectures, but have run into roadblocks unique to the media and entertainment industry. These challenges include incorporating real-time data, moving large amounts of data at one time, non-linearity and flexibility for workflow, and unique metrics and data gathering. The Service-Oriented Media Enterprise details the challenges and presents solutions for media technology professionals. By addressing both the IT and media aspects, it helps individuals improve current enterprise technologies and operations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240809779
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/14/2008
Series:
Focal Press Media Technology Professional Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: An Introduction to Software Integration of Media Systems
1. Media Technology Basics
2. Overview of Software Integration Techniques in Media Systems
Part II: Challenges and Opportunities
3. Business Changes: The Need for Agile and Visible Systems
4. Technology Changes: The Need for New Architectures
5. Accidental Architecture
Part III: Service-Oriented Architecture
6. SOA Definition, Concepts, and Methodologies
7. Web Services
8. Middleware
Part IV: Business Process Management
9. BPM Definition, Concepts, and Methodologies
10. Business Process Modelling and Orchestration
Part V: The Service-Oriented Media Enterprise
11. An Introduction to the Service-Oriented Media Enterprise
12. The 'Media' in a Service-Oriented Media Enterprise
13. Towards the Service-Oriented Media Enterprise

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