View SOA from a business design perspective, not from a technology perspective
Service technology -- from SOA to cloud to IT service management -- promises many "-ilities": greater agility, flexibility, and reusability. Joe McKendrick explores the challenges and opportunities with service orientation, and how to capitalize on these emerging computing philosophies.
Joe McKendrick is an author, consultant and speaker specializing in trends and developments shaping the technology industry.
Should SOA be viewed as 'the nail for BPM’s hammer'?
SOA's greatest risk? Too much success, catching planners unprepared
Brenda Michelson's 'crowdsourced' list of Enterprise Architecture pitfalls
'SOAP is not the backbone of a happy architecture, but we do not have the strength to say no right now'
Small companies need enterprise architecture; they can't afford to throw money away on failed systems
'I found myself explaining – time and again – to the managers on every level why Web services do not equal SOA'
Cloud is too nascent to deliver on SOA ideals
Wal-Mart, the gigantic discount retail which is able to offer discounts via a well-orchestrated systems-based supply chain, announced it is launching an online marketplace featuring close to a million items from various sources.Speculation is that this is Wal-Mart's move to capture some of the success Amazon has seen in the online space.
'Cloud is SOA done right'