IT Insight, Episode 5. Introduction to SOA (II)

The OASIS group defines SOA as a paradigm for organizing and utilizing distributed capabilities that may be under the control of different ownership domains. It provides a uniform means to offer, discover, interact with and use capabilities to produce desired effects consistent with measurable preconditions and expectations. Well, that is a mouthful. In fact SOA can be defined in a much simpler way as an architectural style that allows to assemble distributed applications, based on open standards. In this presentation (which builds on what I discussed in IT Insight episode 3) I discuss how an SOA enabled business can move towards a BPM (Business Process Management) model in order to improve its efficiency.

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Introduction to SOA (II)