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We often say SOA is a discipline in enterprise architecture and if you want to get the most out of it, you have to approach SOA from business, architectural, organizational, and technological perspectives. However, most of the organizations we've worked with are taking a project-driven...
Service-Oriented Architectures offer a number of potential benefits: They can provide new opportunities to connect enterprises with customers, partners, and suppliers; improve efficiency through greater reuse of services across the enterprise; and offer greater flexibility by breaking ...
Leading companies are tackling the complexity of their application and IT environments with service-oriented architecture (SOA), which facilitates the development of enterprise applications as modular business services that can be easily integrated and reused, thereby creating a truly ...
LibGo Travel, one of the largest privately held travel companies in the U.S., provides vacation packages through its retail stores and wholesale distribution channels to consumers, partners, travel agents, and stores. The company wanted to expand its offerings by adding dynamic, brande...
Business processes integrate systems, partners, and people to achieve key strategic and operations objectives. Examples of business processes include getting and filling orders, processing invoices, reconciling shipping notices and received goods and processing insurance claims and loa...
Agile and adaptive business processes and supporting IT infrastructure are the holy grail of enterprise applications. The industry is heading in the right direction to start delivering on this promise.
There's a common misconception that Business Process Execution Language for Web Services (BPEL) is useful only if all of your systems are Web services. This article describes how Web Services Invocation Framework (WSIF) enables BPEL to orchestrate nearly any legacy system as if it were...