Author Mark Hansen presents in explicit detail the information that enterprise developers and architects need to succeed, from best-practice design techniques to state-of-the-art code samples.
The Two Biggest Business Benefits of SOA
Hansen covers creating, deploying, and invoking Web services that can be composed into loosely coupled SOA applications. Mark Hansen, Ph. His company, Javector Software, provides consulting and software application development focused on Web services. Previously, Mark was a visiting scholar at MIT, researching applications for process and data integration using Web services technology. Prior to that, Mark was an executive vice president for Xpedior, Inc.
He joined Xpedior when they acquired his consulting firm, Kinderhook Systems. Mark founded Kinderhook in to develop custom Internet solutions for Fortune firms in the New York metropolitan area. Mark earned a Ph. In this blog I will share with you the two biggest business benefits of SOA.
But first let me briefly share my understanding on what is service oriented architecture SOA. It is the structure that supports the communication between services or essentially it is a collection of services.
Moreover, SOA is a vision on how heterogeneous applications will be able to talk to each other. After this concise introduction here are the two biggest business benefits of SOA:. Reuse of existing assets — if you think about code reuse, people are speaking about it for a long time. Most of the companies experience continually evolving business needs but they spend just a petty amount of their time and budget on new applications that can solve these needs.
The reason for this absurd is that in most cases this new piece of software will be again created in isolation and the company will have another application that needs to be integrated into the existing infrastructure further increasing the complexity without achieving enough ROI.
SOA and Web Services
Thus, you will save costs but most importantly time. We all know how crucial is time nowadays due to the competition in every sector.
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SOA can really make your company more agile and faster in response to issues, and in releasing new products or services. But, if you are operating in a fast, growing, dynamic sector SOA is a must for your organization.