O'Reilly logo

SOA Made Simple by Ronald van Luttikhuizen, Lonneke Dikmans

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Architecture as a tool

You learned in the previous paragraphs that organizations become more and more dependent on information and information technology, and that organizations have different strategies to compete in their markets. This puts demands on IT planning. This is how Service Oriented Architecture emerged, to cater for these needs. Before we dive into Service Oriented Architecture, it is important to define architecture.

Architecture is a discipline that helps organizations to align the IT with the business and the strategy of the organization. In the construction world, architecture is a well-defined discipline. The profession is protected; not everybody can call him or herself an architect. But in IT, we lack clear definitions of roles ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required