Web 2.0, SOA, and Web Services: Microsoft Asks: Is SOA Myth or Money?

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2009-01-29
 
 
 

Microsoft Asks: Is SOA Myth or Money?

by Darryl Taft
slides courtesy of Microsoft

Microsoft Asks: Is SOA Myth or Money?

Debunking the SOA Myths

Microsoft's Steven Martin sets out to debunk some of the more common myths about SOA (service-oriented architecture).

Debunking the SOA Myths

The Myths of SOA Evolve

Like Bigfoot, unicorns, the Loch Ness Monster and Al Gore inventing the Internet, some SOA myths have taken on a life of their own.

The Myths of SOA Evolve

Myth: SOA Stops at the Firewall

Some believe the proper way to implement SOA is to ensure that it stops at the enterprise firewall.

Myth: SOA Stops at the Firewall

Truth: SOA Does Not Stop at the Firewall

The truth is that SOA begins at the firewall.

Truth: SOA Does Not Stop at the Firewall

Myth: SOA Aligns Business and IT

Some practitioners erroneously believe SOA aligns business with IT.

Myth: SOA Aligns Business and IT

People Align Business with IT

SOA sets the bottom-line architecture for change, but it is the IT staff and business staff who align business with IT.

People Align Business with IT

Myth: SOA Governance Fixes Everything

Despite adding much-needed management and organization to SOA implementations, governance should not be limited to SOA, but should extend to the entire IT organization.

Myth: SOA Governance Fixes Everything

Myth: SOA Will Teach Your Kids How to Read

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Myth: SOA Will Teach Your Kids How to Read

The Truth About SOA

SOA originated from Web services, which Microsoft and IBM pioneered together. However, Microsoft is staking its claim on taking SOA to the masses.

The Truth About SOA

Starting Out with SOA...

Microsoft recommends that enterprises start small, find success and grow with SOA.

Starting Out with SOA...

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Microsoft Asks: Is SOA Myth or Money? - Page 12

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