Tuesday, September 30, 2008

2008-09-30 Tuesday: SOA Maturity / SOA Governance

Sonic Software SOA Maturity Model

Sonic Software SOA Maturity Model Quick Reference
* SOA Maturity Model Level 1: This is the initial learning and initial project phase of SOA adoption. Projects here are typically done to simultaneously meet a specific need to implement functionality while trying out specific technologies and an approach to SOA.

* SOA Maturity Model Level 2: At this level, standards are set as to the technical governance of SOA implementation, typically under leadership of the architecture organization.

* SOA Maturity Model Level 3:A partnership forms between technology and business organizations in order to assure that the use of SOA provides clear business responsiveness.

* SOA Maturity Model Level 4: Level 4 focuses on measuring and presenting these processes at the business level so as to provide continuous feedback on the performance and business impact of the processes implemented at Level 3.

* SOA Maturity Model Level 5: The SOA information systems becomes the "enterprise nervous system" and takes action automatically according to events occurring at the business level according to rules optimizing business goals.


A Value Aligned SOA Maturity Model

ACM: A lifecycle approach to SOA governance

How governance and quality define SOA maturity

SOA Governance: Framework and Best Practices An Oracle White Paper

HP: SOA Maturity Assessment at Electrabel

Decorating Your SOA Services With Governance Enforcement ContractsMichael Wheaton, Principal Engineer, SOA Center of Excellence, Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Keys to Successful Governance with SOA
Best Practices for SOA Governance (Part II)

BPTrends - April 2007 - SOA Maturity Model

IBM Data Governance Maturity Model

SOA Consortium Promoting Business-Driven SOA "Executive Suite SOA" Case Study Summary

SOA Governance: 'Not Much' Success, Panelists Say (2/14/2008)
"Dave Estrom from Sun challenged the panel, saying, "I think SOA stands for Snake Oil Architecture...customers are asking for specifics, not platitudes."

"Another concrete step would be a service registry or repository "like IBM's WebSphere Service Registry and Repository

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