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Service-Oriented Architecture Compass: Business Value, Planning, and Enterprise Roadmap by Rawn Shah, Keith Jones, Marc Fiammante, Sanjay Bose, Norbert Bieberstein

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Chapter 6. Enterprise Solution Assets

 

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.”

 
 --Vincent van Gogh

Enterprise architects and consultants are faced with some serious challenges when formulating an IT solution. First of all, large-scale enterprise solutions are never easy to construct. They usually involve bringing congruency to a collection of heterogeneous legacy systems; breaking down silos of processing centers; migrating applications from niche, unviable products and homegrown platforms; and replacing ad-hoc enterprise plumbing that currently holds up a shaky infrastructure—this, by itself, is a Herculean task. Add to this the new demands for enhanced, non-functional requirements and qualities ...

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