Service Oriented Architecture Field Guide for Executives

Service Oriented Architecture Field Guide for Executives

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470419564
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/30/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Kyle Gabhart is the Director of SOA Solutions at Web Age Solutions, a premier provider of technology education and mentoring. He is a subject matter expert specializing in service oriented technologies, enterprise architecture, and strategic business alignment. In addition to writing over seventy-five business and technology articles both online and in print, he has contributed to Professional Java XML and Professional EJB.

Bibhas Bhattacharya is the Chief Technology Officer at Web Age Solutions. He is an expert WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Commerce Suite architect. Before joining Web Age Solutions, he was an advisory software developer for the WebSphere product family at IBM.

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Table of Contents

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.

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