SOA Is Far From Dead — But It Should Be Buried
Doing SOA Right Opens The Door To A Much Bigger Architecture Vision
May 11, 2009
Why Read This Report
Sparked by a tinderbox of economic jitters and technology backlash, a recent thread of industry discussion cries out, "SOA is dead!" Although many have had fun with the discussion, it is in fact quite misguided. No prior industry initiative for IT architecture has had an impact as positive and broad-reaching as service-oriented architecture (SOA). But SOA's impact is only part of the story: You have many more technology initiatives besides SOA. You need a bigger architectural vision that encompasses SOA, business process management, event processing, Web 2.0, and much more besides. Although SOA is far from dead, it should be buried inside a larger vision. Forrester set the foundation of such a vision in 2005 with Digital Business Architecture.
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Table of Contents
- SOA Is Far From Dead
- Why Does SOA Get Bad Press?
- The Keys To Doing SOA Right
- SOA Provides A Foundation For Many Other Technology Initiatives
- Bury SOA Inside A Larger Architectural Vision
- Supplemental Material
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