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Service Oriented Architecture/Web Services Is Your Company on the Bandwagon?

Is your company adopting SOA/Web services? What challenges do you anticipate and how will you use outside consultants to implement SOA/Web services? Understand how more than 100 companies plan to integrate SOA/Web services into their organization's infrastructure in this recent InformationWeek research brief.

A strong business case for adoption can be made by seeing the advantages of standardization, business-process automation, and flexibility. Other benefits of SOA/Web services, including lower costs and increased revenue, explain why four out of five companies are aggressively pursuing a service-oriented architecture. However, SOA/Web services are not without fault. Three out of ten companies find their SOA/Web services implementations are not meeting expectations. Learn more about this and the following issues in this InformationWeek Research brief:

Key Issues:

  • Business Goals & Benefits
  • Usage & Standards
  • Spending & ROI

Use this 7-page brief to understand Web services and the benefits and challenges that this technology brings.

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Charts: 15

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