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: