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Service-Oriented Architecture SOA Strategy, Methodology, and Technology

By James P. Lawler, H. Howell-Barber Copyright 2008
    288 Pages
    by Auerbach Publications

    288 Pages
    by Auerbach Publications

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    Aggressively being adopted by organizations in all markets, service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a framework enabling business process improvement for gaining competitive advantage. Service-Oriented Architecture: SOA Strategy, Methodology, and Technology guides you through the challenges of deploying SOA. It demonstrates conclusively that strategy and methodology are the keys to implementing SOA and provides the methodology needed for SOA success.

    The book examines the role of both non-agile and agile project management techniques for deploying SOA. Its methodology applies frameworks of governance, communications, product realization, project management, architecture, data management, service management, human resource management and post implementation processes. Filled with case studies, the book shows the methodology in action.

    This reference benefits business managers, business analysts, and technology project managers who are serious about adopting SOA as a long-term strategy. It is also benefits those new to business process management, enterprise architecture, and information systems and need to understand SOA, its business drivers, and its methodology. 

    SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE (SOA) STRATEGY. Introduction to Strategy. SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE (SOA) METHODOLOGY. Introduction to Program Management Methodology. Deployment and Expansion of Web Services Based on SOA. Deployment of Services, Integration of Process and Services Architecture, and Restructuring of Organizations and Staff. Deployment and Exploitation of Services Based on SOE. Conclusion.  SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE (SOA) TECHNOLOGY. Introduction to Service Technology. Service Technology Firms, Technologies and Tools. Conclusion. Service Terminology. Index.


    Lawler, James P.; Howell-Barber, H.