Comment lines, Scott Simmons: Don't let the greatest benefits of SOA elude you
Designing SOA with a business focus
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Date archived: January 3, 2017 | First published: June 13, 2007
Project-based SOA solutions typically result from a bottom-up, technical focus. These solutions provide an entry point for SOA and provide needed hands-on experience with SOA design and development tooling, but usually offer minimal benefits from an enterprise architecture standpoint. Organizations lacking an enterprise approach to SOA can still be successful, but they will find that the benefits of SOA will elude them. This content is part of the IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal.
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