“…in case you are thinking that RSSBus is nothing more than RSS feed generation, that’s definitely not the case. RSSBus allows for input parameters and it can pipe the output of one connector as the input to the next, so it can be used to build advanced information processing systems.
In short, RSSBus combines the best features of SOAP web services and RSS Feeds to provide what we call ‘Really Simple Services’”
RSSBus is providing a important tool to use in the Enterprise RSS Value Chain (I’ll explain more in an Image & Data Manager magazine article coming before the end of the year), but rather than focusing on news feed content it delivers one of the Ten Things I want from Enterprise RSS, a Yahoo! Pipes for the Enterprise.
This video highlights this:
I think this also highlights the dangers of reducing the Enterprise RSS concept to simply news feeds (which we know is an idea that is more palatable to the average user) when there is so much more potential, as the Wallem case study also demonstrates.
Hat tip to Lee White.