As a registered member of SearchSOA.com, you're entitled to a complimentary copy of Chapter of Service Oriented Architecture for Dummies written by Judith Hurwitz, Robin Bloor, Carol Baroudi, and Marcia Kaufman and published by Wiley Publications. "Where's the Data?"
If you've decided to dive into the world of service oriented architecture you need to consider how to maximize the trust and confidence you have in your company's data. You may decide to begin your SOA journey by eliminating some of the redundancies in businesses technology systems and software, but you can't stop there. The next step is to ensure that all the company's data is both consistent and accurate. This chapter shows you how to achieve both those goals.
This was first published in January 2008