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The Delicate Balancing Act of SOA

Senior Principal Analyst for QinetiQ, JP Morgenthal, will speak at Government IT Conference in October

SYS-CON Events announced today that JP Morgenthal, Senior Principal Analyst for QinetiQ North America, will be presenting at the upcoming Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com) this coming October 6th in Washington, DC.

His session will be entitled "Protect Your Government Agency with Backend IT Controls"

SOA - The Delicate Balancing Act
SOA may be a popular buzzword and talk of actively practicing SOA is spoken of in the same vein as teenage frivolity ("everyone is doing it"), but SOA is actually a delicate balancing act of managing pragmatic concessions again long term vision. In this session delegates will be presented with use cases that illustrate key forks in the road for an SOA project and the impacts of taking each fork.

Speaker Bio
JP Morgenthal works as a Sr. Principal Analyst with QinetiQ North America's Mission Systems Group providing enterprise and SOA architecture guidance for Federal civilian agencies and an independent analyst for jpmorgenthal.com. Prior to joining QinetiQ NA, JP founded Avorcor where he developed a SOA-based SaaS SCM platform that has been the foundation of three award-winning industry solutions for customers. He is also frequent blogger and noted analyst on enterprise architecture, SOA and cloud computing topics. Morgenthal is also author of "Enterprise Information Integration: A Pragmatic Approach", which defines a methodology for using SOA and semantics to simplify integration.

1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo
Government IT Conference & Expo, which is being held October 6, 2009 in Washington, DC, builds on the success of SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo, the fastest-growing conference anywhere in the world devoted to the delivery of massively scalable IT as a service using Internet technologies. Agency CIOs and CTOs need the flexibility to choose the best tools to accomplish their mission regardless of platform. Cloud computing, virtualization, SOA, security and compliance are among the major themes of the technical program.

Top Keynotes, Meaty Technical Session, Highly Engaged Delegates
Keynote speakers at SYS-CON Events have historically come from the very highest echelons of the computer software industry, and from giant enterprise software companies like IBM, Sun, Oracle, Microsoft, Amazon, VMware, and many other industry-leading companies.

With GovITExpo we widen and broaden our reach to embrace those who are bringing technology into the Federal domain. This high-energy event will be a must-attend for senior technologists involved in Government IT at every level including CIOs, CTOs, directors of infrastructure, VPs of technology, IT directors and managers, network and storage managers, network engineers, enterprise architects, and communications and networking specialists.

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