About Show #56
Richard and Greg talk to Mark Beckner about using BizTalk Server for Integration. The discussion explore understanding the integration needs of an organization as a whole, how BizTalk can be utilized without development and how Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has improved in BizTalk Server 2006 R2.
Mark Beckner is a Technical Consultant specializing in business development and enterprise application integration. He runs his own consulting firm, Inotek Consulting Group, LLC, delivering innovated solutions to large corporations and small businesses.
His projects have included engagements with numerous clients throughout the U.S., and range in nature from mobile application development to complete integration solutions. He has authored Pro EDI in BizTalk Server 2006 R2 (Apress, 2007) and co-authored BizTalk 2006: A Problem-Solution Approach (Apress, 2006), has spoken at a number of venues including Microsoft's BizTalk 2004 in a Service Oriented World conference, and is certified in Microsoft Technologies, including MCSD.NET. He will be presenting at TechEd in Orlando in June, 2008 during the ITPro week.
Mark resides with his wife, Sara, and their dog Rosco, the Adventure Mutt. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions regarding the concepts in this book, for advice on integration projects, BizTalk 2006 implementations, or other consulting endeavors.