Get the Most from JavaOne 2005
This year's countdown to JavaOne 2005 may be one of the most pivotal in recent memory for Java users -- and marketers.
Analysts say business pressures and a wave of new technologies are facing the entire Java/J2EE community (CxOs, architects and developers) The result: Enterprise customers -- business and technical -- are asking tough questions about how, where (or even whether) they should use Java/J2EE moving forward.
At Integration Developer News, we've seen the results of these pressures first-hand among our readers.
In our most recent survey of Java and J2EE users, we found a majority of architects and senior developers are looking move away from being POJO (Plain Old Java Objects) generalists. Rather, they want to be "problem-solving" specialists -- with a Java/J2EE expertise.
Let me share a couple of telling statistics.
We asked Java/J2EE developers what types of enterprise projects they expected/wanted to focus on in the next 12-18 months. Here's what we found. Some of the areas are growing quite dramatically.
|Web Services (XML)||8%||71%|
Get Ahead of the Trends at JavaOne 2005
To help companies will next-gen offerings to get ahead of these trends, Integration Developer News is now making plans for our "Road To JavaOne" series, a collection of Exec/Architect/Developer Guides to the next-gen Java/J2EE opportunities. IDN offers "Road to JavaOne" sponsors a comprehensive package of three (3) types of messaging designed to tap all key members of the buy decision -- IT Exec, Architect and Senior Developer.
These guides will appear in our IDN newsletter, appear on our IDN website and be offered for syndication to some of the most popular Java-oriented print and online publications in the industry. Started in June 2002, Integration Developer News, has a circulation of 50K IT specialists with 2 important profiles -- (a) 40% of whom are Team Leaders, Architects CxO or above; and (b) 80% have attended a paid java event in the past 24 months.
The Road to JavaOne series includes these four (4) key elements:
For more information on IDN's "Road To JavaOne" program, contact Tom Donoghue at firstname.lastname@example.org.