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SOA Practitioners Guide

A few early adopters of SOA met last year back (August 2005) and agreed to establish an SOA community. This community was prelaunced at the Global Integration Summit (GIS) with the following proposed objectives. Get agreement on terminology for discussing SOA. Influence and deliver requirements to Standards Organizations and Vendors Provide education and rich understanding: Articulate & Promote Business Value Capture Disseminate Success Stories, Best/Worst Practices Offer templates, tool and methodology to ensure investment success The same early adopters did publish the SOA Reference Architecture at the same event and continued working on documenting SOA best practice. As the SOA communitly was has not yet been formally launced early SOA adopters agreed to publish these best practices as SOA Practitioners Guides and are also available at my structured blog.
SOA Practitioners Guide (Abstract):

SOA is relatively new, so companies seeking to implement it cannot tap into a wealth of pr…