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IBM expert explains the ROI story for SOA and talks new tools

Here is an interview with one of IBM's SOA experts: Michael McCarthy, vice president for SOA portfolio management. See how Michael defines SOA, learn what SOA is and isn't, and hear about the tools that IBM introduced last week to help businesses bring SOA into the real world.

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Hot on the heals of the recent IBM Impact 2008 - Smart SOA conference where IBM announced new tools to help enterprises deploy a SOA architecture, here is an interview with one of IBM's SOA experts: Michael McCarthy, vice president for SOA portfolio management.

See how Michael defines SOA, learn what SOA is and isn't, and hear about the tools that Michael's group at IBM Global Technology Services introduced last week to help businesses bring SOA into the real world.

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Original post: http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/hiner/?p=662 You've heard how IBM's Michael McCarthy defines SOA. How would you define it? What do you think are the biggest benefits that SOA has to offer? Do you think IBM's tools would help with a SOA implementation?

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