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How To Fit Service Providers To Your SOA Needs

November 20, 2007

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Authors

  • By Tim Sheedy
  • with Randy Heffner,
  • Christine Ferrusi Ross,
  • Francesca Bartolomey,
  • Sean Sweeney

Why Read This Report

Some organizations that have made the commitment to SOA are not yet witnessing the full benefits. While this may be justifiable for some, in general it's not an acceptable outcome for either the business in relation to meeting its objectives or IT in relation to winning further support for the continued rollout of SOA. An effective partnering strategy with better partner selection and management is a way to increase the likelihood of project success and satisfy the requirements of both the business and IT.

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Table of Contents

  • The Full Benefits Of SOA Have Yet To Be Realized
  • Use IT Service Providers And Consultants To Benefit Your SOA Project
  • Hiring A Consultant Or Systems Integrator For SOA Projects
  • Hiring A Consultant Or Systems Integrator For Projects That Use SOA
  • RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Ask The Right Questions Of Your Partner
  • WHAT IT MEANS

  • SOA Project Success Is No Sure Thing; Effective Partner Engagement Helps
  • Related Research Documents