Chapter 10. Service Autonomy (Processing Boundaries and Control)
10.1 Autonomy Explained
10.2 Profiling this Principle
10.3 Types of Service Autonomy
10.4 Measuring Service Autonomy
10.5 Autonomy and Service Design
10.6 Risks Associated with Service Autonomy
10.7 Case Study Example
Service-orientation brings with it a serious attitude when it comes to decomposition. When assembling a service inventory, there is an extreme emphasis on positioning each service of that inventory as a standalone building block. Autonomy therefore almost always ties into the design of what lies beneath the service contract (Figure 10.1).
Figure 10.1. Autonomy represents ...