In this IEEE article, Richard Welke, Rudy Hirschheim and Andrew Schwarz discuss a SOA maturity model that can be used to achieve organizational objectives, by accounting for the different motivations for SOA adoption by stakeholders like IT administrators, business managers, and enterprise leaders.
Service-Oriented Architecture Decision Modeling (SOAD) framework helps to capture the recurring architectural decisions and use them to guide design in related projects. In this IEEE article, author Olaf Zimmermann discusses this decision-centric approach to guiding the design work. He also talks about the two model types in SOAD metamodel, the guidance models and the decision models.
Book Excerpt and Interview: Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide
A new book by David Linthicum, Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide, describes how to get the enterprise ready for cloud computing by carefully modeling enterprise data, information services and processes in a service oriented manner to make the transition to providing and consuming cloud services easier.
We examine the compatibility between SOA and Agile development.
Miko Matsumura discusses why people are pursuing SOA, whether SOA is dead, what SOA Governance is, the relationship to SOA itself, how it differs from management, and how SOA differs from integration. 12
SOA is 10 years old. InfoQ has gathered Jeff Andres, Eric Ballou, Dave Hollander and William El Kaim, all experienced Enterprise Architects, to share their perspectives as part of a virtual panel. 3
This article contains 3 supporting practices, Service Profiles, Vocabularies, and Organizational Roles, from Thomas Erl' encyclopedia of service design principles “SOA Principles of Service Design”.
This article provides an introduction to several aspects of data services: definition of need, rationale and benefits, scope, development, and consumption patterns. 5
This article explores the structural economic changes brought up by service orientation and how the concept of services and the reuse of services promise long lasting relief from the cost treadmill.
In this article, InfoQ SOA editor and innoQ principal consultant Stefan Tilkov introduces roles for successful SOA Governance that can be used as a starting point for a company-specific organization.
Business intelligence (BI) and service-oriented architecture (SOA) have conflicting principles and needs. This article will show you how to make peace between them. 11
In this article, MomentumSI's Ed Vazquez explains the basics of SOA governance, with an explicit focus on the need for a holistic SOA governance model and shared governance principles.