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Service Oriented Architecture Field Guide for Executives

Service Oriented Architecture Field Guide for Executives

Kyle Gabhart, Bibhas Bhattacharya

ISBN: 978-0-470-41956-4

Jun 2008

240 pages

$32.99

Description

Service Oriented Architecture Field Guide for Executives is a fundamental breakthrough in the business and technology perspectives of service oriented architecture (SOA). A valuable resource to help you understand and realize the benefits of SOA in today's companies, this guide will show you how to plan, implement, and achieve SOA value. Use a prescriptive approach to help you clearly understand SOA and to determine its applications for your business. Applicable to all industries, technology platforms, and operating environments, this innovative book will provide you with essential strategies.
Preface.

Acknowledgments.

SECTION ONE. WHAT IS SOA AND WHY SHOULD I CARE?

Chapter 1. SOA Primer.

Chapter 2. Business Process Management and SOA.

Chapter 3. SOA Value Proposition.

Chapter 4. Risks in SOA Adoption.

SECTION TWO. IS SOA RIGHT FOR MY BUSINESS?

Chapter 5. Is SOA Right for You?

Chapter 6. Applying SOA to Various Industries.

Chapter 7. Calculating SOA ROI.

SECTION THREE. HOW SHOULD I GO ABOUT ADOPTING SOA?

Chapter 8. Selecting a SOA Maturity Model.

Chapter 9. How Much SOA Do I Need?

Chapter 10. Acquiring the Skills for SOA.

Chapter 11. Risk Mitigation through Proper Governance.

Chapter 12. Creating Your SOA Adoption Plan.

Appendix. Standards in SOA.

Index.