An Approach for Baselining Service Oriented Architecture for an Enterprise
Over last decade, Service-Orientation as a concept and practice has gathered momentum across industries, organizations and geographies. Inspite of optimistic analyst prediction that SOA will be used in more than 80 percent of mission-critical operational applications and business processes by 2010, there is a high degree of concern and skepticism whether SOA dream will be realized reliably. With promises in abundance; many SOA products, tools, techniques have been positioned for reliable guidance but optimally leveraging such guidance still remains a challenge for organizations. Explorations are on for a proven approach that can assist an organization towards creating its own unique set of guidance for its successful SOA journey.