Four Pillars of Service-Oriented Architecture
September 2007 • White Paper
This 2007 SEI whitepaper by Grace Lewis and Dennis B. Smith outlines four pillars to Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) success.
This article provides a high-level introduction to SOA along these dimensions:
Alignment with mission and business goals
Instantiation of principles of SOA governance
Evaluation of relevant technologies for SOA implementation
Recognition that SOA requires a different mindset than traditional development