One of the hottest trends in business software is the concept of service oriented architecture (SOA), which moves away from technology-oriented solutions and toward business services. While the tech-centric model forces businesses to limit their capabilities to what the applications can do, a SOA approach provides a set of services that can adapt to support the business model. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives looks at some of the important SOA fundamentals and examines the benefits of implementing it.
For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the "Transcript" link underneath the video or you can read the original article from Brian Schaffner that this episode was based on: 10 things you should know about service oriented architecture.
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