Altova is well known for it's flagship product XMLSpy - as anyone who has worked extensively with XML data can tell you. However, they have an entire suite of product offerings, one of which is MapForce. As described on it's website:
The cost of Medicaid and Medicare has been written about often as government budgets are re-evaluated and the new administration takes root. With econonmic times being what they are the number of beneficiaries are increasing in an already overburdened system of service to US state and local communities.
We have assembled a panel of Gartner & Burton Group analysts, customers, and events to showcase how service orientation can be a practical transformation agent for key business and IT initiatives.
We call it: "Practical Approaches to Service Delivery", which will be delivered as a webinar series.
The discussions take many forms such as: "What is governance?", "How do I apply it to my service architecture"?, "What vendors are relevant?", "What standards are relevant?", "What features and capabilites matter most in practical deployments?"
There has been much written and discussed about the technology advantages and business value of multi-core computing. At Oracle Open World last week, Intel's CEO provided several compelling examples of how multi-core computing can improve business outcomes, save dollars, and even potentially save lives.