Date Added: May 2009
From several years, organizations are facing issues in aligning business applications (in-house software applications or 3rd party software applications) together as per the organizations goals and business requirements. Organizations have some work around for this common problem such as, implementing adaptor (developing customizing API's) for the third party applications or developing its own application from scratch instead of using third party application. Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is most comprehensive and most recognized solution in today's IT world. SOA is a framework that provides common and reusable business functionalities in a standardized way as a set of services. This white paper highlights how SOA methodology can help organizations in aligning their business applications as per their business operations and how it copes and quickly responds to the changes in business requirements.