Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)

The mission of Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is:

  • To show the world that the software and digital information industry is the fastest growing industry sector and a major contributor to the global marketplace.
  • To protect the intellectual property of members, and advocate a legal and regulatory environment that benefits the entire industry. 
  • To empower its member companies with knowledge by serving as a resource to them on a wide range of traditional and emerging subjects that affect their businesses. 

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More information: SIIA website.

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The Savvy Manager's Guide

Douglas K Barry is also the author of a book that explains Web Services, service-oriented architecture, and Cloud Computing in an easy-to-understand, non-technical manner.

Web Services, Service-Oriented Architectures, and Cloud Computing: The Savvy Manager's Guide

Web Services, Service-Oriented Architectures, and Cloud Computing: The Savvy Manager's Guide (Second Edition)

by with David Dick

This is a guide for the savvy manager who wants to capitalize on the wave of change that is occurring with Web Services, service-oriented architecture, and—more recently—Cloud Computing. The changes wrought by these technologies will require both a basic grasp of the technologies and an effective way to deal with how these changes will affect the people who build and use the systems in our organizations. This book covers both issues. Managers at all levels of all organizations must be aware of both the changes that we are now seeing and ways to deal with issues created by those changes.