Service Oriented Architecture: A Practical Guide to Measuring Return on Investment
With service oriented architecture (SOA), good things don't come to those who wait. While companies shouldn't abandon building a business case for SOA, they should, in the interest of speed, take a simpler, more intuitive approach. This investment analysis helps establish a benefits framework specific to SOA that focuses on limited choices and ways to depict the costs incurred. The measurement approach suggested should help you add simplicity, sense and speed to your SOA decision-making process, allowing you to exploit first-mover advantages.