The web is transforming itself into a
medium of information to a place for exchanging not just ideas but services.
A bank can offer investment options to customers through a financial
planning web service. When this service is given permission by the customer
it can source out all the information describing a customer's current
financial status and then it could recommend investment options offered
by the bank.
Or better still, an online store that sells T can check
out availability of greens from its regular sources or use a web service
to explore the registry for local markets that carry that particular
type of greens or one that connects with a fresh produce marketplace.
Once such a selection is made, another Web service could specify the
order and deliver the information according to the terms described by
Are we looking into the future? Yes, Web services promises to steer
us through a world of opportunities and empower us with the ability
to conquer the next e-business frontier. Capitalizing on web services
in this new way of operating offers companies a good enough reason to
join the web services revolution.
The following is an excerpt from an interview that our Chief Technical
Mathew, gave about the potential of Web services and the role they
promise to play in the lives of businesses.