Today's big challenge facing providers of corporate learning materials is how to enrich existing standards for learning content publishing and distribution such as SCORM - especially adding web services protocols
to content packages making the learning experience richer and more customised.
By enabling access to Windows Live services on both the Nokia S60 and Series 40 platforms using standard Web services protocols
, our mutual customers will have the power to seamlessly move between contacts, e-mail, messenger, phone calls, text messaging, camera, gallery and browsing, all in an integrated way.
Whatever the protocol, however, all have one requirement in common--XML Web services protocols
require a processing infrastructure that can parse, transform and process XML at network speeds.
They say that all systems should support the basic internet protocols such as IP and HTTP, and where appropriate the more advanced web services protocols
such as SOAP.
By leveraging Web service technology, MUWS enables easier and more efficient IT management systems by providing a flexible common framework for manageability interfaces that benefits from the features of Web services protocols
On the server and web services side, the next version of NetWeaver will support latest web services protocols
for interoperability with BizTalk Server, while repository managers that integrate NatWeaver's knowledge management function is planned for Windows SharePoint Services and Exchange Server in 2005.
Of course, it is hard to predict the future, but because of the adoption of Web services protocols
(SOAP in particular), the future is very bright.
But in fact, says Barnes, more work needs to be done on identifying and componentising ERP software before its constituent parts can be made available through web services protocols
Adobe, for example, has teamed with IBM and others for the implementation of AlterCast's Web services protocols