Appendix A. Case Study Conclusion


When Raysmoore was still in the planning stages of their SOA adoption project, they performed an Organizational Governance Maturity Assessment (see the case study example at the end of Chapter 7) whereby the following areas were evaluated:

• Cultural Readiness

• Centralization Factors

• Political Environment

• Technical Project Roles

The results of the initial assessment were not sufficient to proceed with the project at that time. Subsequent efforts to improve communication and education among affected departments and personnel led to a follow-up assessment with scores high enough to proceed.

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