Picture map of Europe with pins indicating European capital cities

Open Access research with a European policy impact...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by Strathclyde researchers, including by researchers from the European Policies Research Centre (EPRC).

EPRC is a leading institute in Europe for comparative research on public policy, with a particular focus on regional development policies. Spanning 30 European countries, EPRC research programmes have a strong emphasis on applied research and knowledge exchange, including the provision of policy advice to EU institutions and national and sub-national government authorities throughout Europe.

Explore research outputs by the European Policies Research Centre...

JISC TechWatch report on web services technologies

McDonald, D.M. (2003) JISC TechWatch report on web services technologies. [Report]

[img] Microsoft Word (strathprints002655.doc)
strathprints002655.doc

Download (1MB)

Abstract

The scope of this report is to provide an overview of Web Services Technologies (WST) with particular relevance to the UK HE and FE sectors. Section 1 provides a general description of WST. Section 2 highlights the issues of relevance to the HE and FE sectors. The main standards and types products available are outlined in Section 3. Future developments of relevance to HE and FE are then considered in Section 4. Finally an assessment of likely benefits, costs, risks involved and timelines for implementation of WST within the sector is provided in Section 5. A Glossary and Reference section are provided and appendices offer useful points for further information.