BPM Voices: Service-oriented design principles: The foundation of new business engagements
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Date archived: November 22, 2016 | First published: June 13, 2012
Ten years from now, we'll look back upon today as the beginning of a new era of business and technology. Similar to the way e-business was formed by the advent of the web, this new era is being formed by the convergence of mobile, cloud, social networking and big data. In the past decade, SOA principles have been the foundation for the evolution of transactional systems to e-business and end-to-end business process integration. In the next decade, these same SOA principles will be at the core of a new era business engagements that transact at internet scale across locations, devices, people, processes and information. The fundamentals underpinning the extension of the enterprise beyond its traditional boundaries will more than ever be provided by a progressive IT organization, and the most successful enterprises will be those that understand how to meld SOA engineering skills and business operations.This content is part of the IBM Business Process Management Journal.
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