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Web Services: A Manager's Guide by Anne Thomas Manes

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Preface

This book provides an overview of Web services. Its purpose is to help you make more informed decisions about adopting Web services in your company.

Unlike most books you'll find on the subject, this guide is written for managers and not for engineers. I've tried to limit the use of computer jargon and acronyms. I don't assume that you know how to write software. I do assume that you are familiar with the way businesses use software.

I present the technology in business terms. I've tried to cut through the hype by presenting both the advantages and the disadvantages of this technology. My goal is to help you understand how Web services can benefit your business. I've identified tactical and strategic projects in which Web services offer ...

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