Five Principles for the Incremental SOA Analysis

After last week’s posting, I thought I should say more about incremental SOA analysis. The following is from Chapter 10 in Web Services, Service-Oriented Architectures, and Cloud Computing. Service-oriented architecture (SOA) projects are no different from other IT projects in that larger projects tend to fail and issues regarding change can scuttle projects. This chapter…


Published:May 29, 2013 View Post

Incremental SOA and Change

Computerworld had an article last January that discussed American Airlines’ approach to using Web Services and multiple enterprise service buses (ESBs) as part of their service-oriented architecture (SOA). The authors emphasized a change from build vs. buy and from using mainframes. That, however, is not the part I found interesting. (Also, several comments to the…


Published:May 22, 2013 View Post

Articles on Cloud Computing and Revised Edition of the Savvy Manager’s Guide

After a very long gap, I’m resuming postings. Going forward, this blog will be a source of information about software design with an emphasis on service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Cloud Computing. Using my background and experience, my intent is to provide useful information and thought on software design rather than just add to the general…


Published:May 15, 2013 View Post