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5 SOA Best Practices According to IBM

Develop architecture with a vision for the future – looking beyond simple connectivity and focusing more on architecture is the most common recurring need for SOA implementations. Foresee linkages from IT to your business processes – implementation of an architecture that transitions IT into the role of a service provider for business functionality. Create an […]

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Seven (7) steps to SOA

The 7 steps to SOA are: 1. Create/Expose Services 2. Register Services 3. Secure Services 4. Manage (monitor) Services 5. Mediate and Virtualize Services 6. Govern the SOA 7. Integrate Services (ESB) Read more about it at: http://www.soa.com/solutions/soa_explained_7_steps/

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Business Process Driven Integration with SOA Core Capabilities

A great picture to visualize SOA capabilities and how they relate to all the BPM categories.

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Considering WebSphere on System z for your SOA environment

Many organizations which are moving to a service-oriented architecture (SOA) have a significant legacy infrastructure running on IBM’s System z. Several options exist for service enablement of these applications. This article describes why you might want to consider System z as the foundational platform environment for your SOA environment. You see why using WebSphere as […]

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Increase business flexibility with the Service Integration Maturity Model

Do you lack flexibility in your organization between business and IT?Identify your organization in one or all of the seven stages of Maturity for each part of your organization. Silo (data integration) Integrated (application integration) Componentized (functional integration) Simple services (process integration) Composite services (supply-chain integration) Virtualized services ( virtual infrastructure) Dynamically reconfigurable services (eco-system […]

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