New book explores IT challenges, solutions for media professionals

A new book from Focal Press seeks to clarify the IT challenges facing television and media technology professionals and to offer solutions.

“The Service-Oriented Media Enterprise: SOA, BPM, and Web Services in Professional Media Systems” by National TeleConsultants (NTC) VP John Footen and NTC consultant Joey Faust provides essential information for improving current media-enterprise technologies and operations.

The book covers:

  • A complete overview of service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) specific to media-based organizations;
  • Technical information about SOA and BPM standards and how they are used;
  • A how-to guide for jump-starting SOA projects within media enterprises;
  • Complete service-example code and descriptions.

The book is available from and other major booksellers.

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