Like so many Internet conventions, the Application Service Provider (ASP), is really a combination of two 'old' concepts, turn key applications and outsourced services. Many of the lessons learned from these areas are directly applicable to ASP provided applications, and many of the same questions need to be asked and answered before a determination can be made on whether an ASP application should be considered.
the chicago mercantile exchange
firsts; the implementation of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's SPAN risk management software which has become the industry standard, the implementation of the world's first international electronic trading system and implementation of the first exchange in the deregulated power industry in the US. Miles is a founding partner of the Appenture Group ( www.appenture.com ), located in Chicago, Illinois. The Appenture Group is a full service Internet Technologies development organization providing software