A Service Encapsulation Example Using a Location Service

In this post, I am going to present an example of Service Encapsulation using the case study of ACME Social and the University of Nowhere that is described in the linked article. Service Encapsulation is often used to hide the internal representation, or state, of an object from the outside. In this way, we can…

On Understanding the Dynamics that Drive a Company: Value Chain and System Dynamics

In this article, we will be understanding the dynamics that drive a company. In particular, I will introduce two different types of models for investigating these dynamics: the Value Chain ad System Dynamics. The first concept is particularly handy when you are seeking to design continuous small improvements, the second will be helpful when you…

Issue in Automatic Combination of Cloud Services

Abstract of Issue in Automatic Combination of Cloud Services Current cloud service description languages envision the ability to automatically combine cloud service offerings across multiple abstraction layers, i.e. software, platform, and infrastructure service offerings, to achieve a common shared business goal. However, only little effort hasbeen spent in this direction. This paper formalizes the issue…