To answer what-if questions, KBS uses artificial intelligence techniques to model complex organizations, recognize cause-and-effect relations, and generates scenarios automatically.
—Cloud computing represents a major shift in information systems architecture, combining both new deployment models and new business models. Rapid provisioning, elastic scaling, and metered usage are essential characteristics of cloud services, and they require cloud resources with these same characteristics. When cloud services depend on commercial… (More)
While SOA promises great benefits in productivity and flexibility, the tools for securing these systems continue to lag behind. The ideal of SOA security is to provide trusted containers and frameworks that enforce policies established during deployment, and remove security logic and policy from application code completely. Standards such as WS-Security… (More)