Achieving business-driven SOA

November 2009
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Achieving business-driven SOA

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Why aligning your SOA initiatives with strategy can help you contain costs, comply with governance mandates, and compete in a time of changing market conditions.



A successful service-oriented architecture (SOA) initiative is one that focuses on achieving key business goals rather than just technical proficiency - it is business-driven SOA. By aligning SOA initiatives with well-defined enterprise strategies, companies can better contain costs, comply with governance mandates, meet competitive challenges and position themselves to keep pace with changes in market conditions.