Framework for SOA services

September 2010
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Framework for SOA services

At a glance

SOA is now a mainstream strategy for improving IT performance, yet the architecture often does not live up to expectations. The reason? Many implementations are not built on a proven framework for reusable services. To realize maximum gains from SOA, organizations must take extraordinary care to craft a Centralized Services Framework that fuses business knowledge with technical expertise.

To boost IT performance, SOA (service-oriented architecture) functions best using a well-defined framework combined with built-in governance. A Centralized Service Framework (CSF) can distinguish business processes from technology while integrating them for a common goal, providing:

  • Centralized, firmwide management
  • Business processes over technical requirements
  • A firmwide integration platform