Product and Company Overview. Rapid XML Web Services. Agenda. Challenges of Web Services Why Rapid prototyping? Steam XML Solution Customers Clear Methods Team Features of the Water Language. XML Web Services Issues. Too complex – “a complexity crisis” Too brittle Too slow
Rapid XML Web Services
Tower of Babel
Overall faster implementation at lower cost
Simple, powerful XML Web Services prototyping environment
XML Industry Schema
Steam XML IDE
Steam XML Engine
JVM / J2EE
Let’s use Steam XML to rapidly prototype an example of your application needs…
"Water and Steam have allowed us to consolidate multiple code-generating layers into a single systems architecture that is powerful, adaptable and user-friendly."
“The Living Center” interactive environment for Alzheimer’s patients.
Steam benefit: 2 man-months vs. 2 man-years to develop
US Air ForceJoint Synthetic Battlespace
SOA Business Platform
Flexible, secure, fast, and small
Frameworks leveraging XML Web Services.
Modeling and simulation. Data Integration.
Also: Embedded XML WS Engine and custom vertical platforms for ISVs
First step: Prototyping Platform
Mike Plusch, CEO and Co-founder
15+ years, MIT, Bowstreet, Digitas, Cendant
Christopher Fry, Chief Scientist and Co-founder
25+ years, Bowstreet, MIT, Harlequin, BBN
Joseph Ekman, VP Sales
20+ years, IBM, Sun, Ask Jeeves
Bob Nilsson, VP Marketing
20+ years, Columbia, HP, Digital Equipment, MIT
Michael Cusumano, Ph.D. MIT Professor
Books: Platform Leadership, Microsoft Secrets
Harvey and Paul Deitel
Largest computer science textbook authors in the world
Jason Bluming, Marketing Director, Microsoft