He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.
When Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) was initiated, the simplified integration capabilities brought hopes of a simplified business and IT landscape with reusable business components enabled by open technologies. A few years later, the results are uneven; some have experienced substantial benefits from a move to SOA, while others experienced more average value, even though they’ve used the appropriate technologies.
There are multiple reasons for not realizing the full business value of this services approach. Let’s look at ...