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Quality Assurance Practices Will Drive the Reuse of Services in SOA Environments

Published: 14 August 2007

ID: G00150178

Analyst(s): Thomas Murphy


Service-oriented architecture creates many challenges for organizations that are trying to ensure the quality of software. Organizations should follow certain quality-assurance best practices when developing services for SOA environments.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • What You Need to Know
  • SOA Raises the Bar for Software Quality
  • Build on a Firm Foundation
  • Ensure Requirements via Regular Testing
  • Consider Performance and Integration
  • Create a Test Plan
  • Use a Requirements Management System
  • Develop a QA Approach in Concert With SOA and BPM Initiatives
  • Test Early or Pay

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