SOA Why enterprise architecture?:
Architectural Skill and Hiring Guide
Why enterprise architecture?
The intent of an enterprise architecture is to determine how an organization can most effectively achieve its current and future objectives. This section includes several articles detailing why and how to utilize enterprise architecture to the advantage of a business.
24 Jul 2008
Article - Enterprise architecture experts at the Open Group Conference lamented that much of the work being done in SOA has been too project specific and unable to yield larger business benefits.
31 Mar 2008
Article - SOA, as a concept, pre-dates any of the current SOA products, but IT has now put the cart before the horse, buying SOA infrastructure first, argues ZapThink's Ron Schmelzer.
Tip - Ronald Schmelzer discusses that the most critical part of making SOA work is doing architecture well and the need for architects.
Tip - In his last column, Preston looked at a typical day in Paul's life. In this column, he'll more closely examine the technology and challenges in the project he's taken on.