The business values defined in this paper are attainable. Organizations that follow the combined tactical bottom-up and strategic top-down approach are on their way to realizing the benefits of SOA. Successful organizations will focus on the steps of achieving SOA and its relationship to an ESA rather than seeing this as a one-time project. Changes of this magnitude do not happen overnight, but with the long-term strategy in place, individual projects can be the building blocks to meaningful
This LiquidHub white paper is intended to provide a high-level overview, in non-technical terms, of how .NET technology works, and how it can be employed toward business goals. .NET is considered by many to be the next step in the Internet revolution. .NET has been designed as a technology architecture and development initiative, but it can also be considered a business strategy.
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is becoming the IT architecture of the future. While not groundbreaking technology, SOA fundamentally shifts how businesses and IT organizations attack business problems and the technology architecture that is constructed to solve these problems. SOA can be thought of as a collection of applications, or services, that are connected via a communications network that can be either inter- or intra-company. This paper provides a detailed discussion on Web services