“A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.”
Service-oriented architecture (SOA) has been around long enough to justify a close examination of the benefits from its adoption, adherence, and usage in any organization. It is about time that the promises of SOA are measured against real-world SOA implementation experiences and that a business be able to learn how to properly govern an SOA program without having to do it the hard way, like through the pain and expense of personal experience. Some of that is inevitable, but this book shows you ahead of time what to do to save your company time and money.
This chapter begins with a discussion of some key benefits of SOA. Based ...