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  • So what is SOA agility anyway?

    Miko Matsumura had a thoughtful reply to my last post on whether SOA governance can make you less agile.  He's absolutely right that it depends on how you use governance.  So, I think it's worth clarifying then,...

    August 29, 2007
  • Will SOA governance make you LESS agile?

    Trust me, I'd like to say "no, SOA governance is the key to unlocking the business agility of SOA."  Problem is, it's not true -- at least the way I see most people approaching it...

    One of the core "best practices" in SOA governance is to define policies that...

    August 27, 2007
  • Wait-and-see won't protect you

    Moving your IT organization to service oriented architecture is hard, no doubt about it.  But, at the same time, avoiding SOA isn't going to protect you.  Whether you like it or not, you'll end up with many of the same problems in your IT environment whether or not you choose to wholeheartedly adopt...
    July 31, 2007