Test Center Tracker: Data integration wonders from Interop

Integrate, and be free: Brian Chee is going cuckoo for Apatar's open-source data integration tool - and so are other Interop Team Members, he says. The drag-and-drop data transformation process is so clear-cut and straightforward that Chee says he can now "give folks read-only access to my company database and let them pull data out and push it into their desktop contact tool. The mind boggles at the possibiliti

Integrate, and be free: Brian Chee is going cuckoo for Apatar's open-source data integration tool - and so are other Interop Team Members, he says. The drag-and-drop data transformation process is so clear-cut and straightforward that Chee says he can now "give folks read-only access to my company database and let them pull data out and push it into their desktop contact tool. The mind boggles at the possibilities." Find out more about Apatar and other Interop news on the Geeks in Paradise blog.

Salesforce goes SOA: Perhaps this is an announcement long forseen, but Salesforce.com today removed the bubblewrap from Salesforce SOA. According to InfoWorld SOA Maven Eric Knorr, the product seems to be "the first enterprise mash-up platform" rather than the grand "SOA as a service" touted by Salesforce.com. Check out Dave Linthicum's Real World SOA blog for more on the new offering. (On the flip side of the coin, Ed Foster recently took a closer look at a Salesforce.com-Office 2007 compatibility gripe over at The Gripe Line.)

Come on in, the water's fine: Randall Kennedy finally jumped in to the deep end, moving over to 64-bit Windows. Learn more about the beginning of his journey on the Enterprise Desktop blog.

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