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The Four Steps to an SOA Center of Excellence

Published: 15 February 2011

ID: G00210130

Analyst(s): Paolo Malinverno

Summary

Service-oriented architecture projects cannot succeed and deliver benefits without a strong SOA center of excellence. The best way is to change the current organizational model gradually, in four distinct phases, mirroring the governance arrangements of the whole company.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Context
  • Stage 1: Plan and Justify
  • Stage 2: Pilot Projects
  • Stage 3: Early Adoption and Proliferation
  • Stage 4: Broad Adoption — Toward Maturity
  • What You Need to Know

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