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Process-Driven SOA: Patterns for Aligning Business and IT
Process-Driven SOA: Patterns for Aligning Business and IT supplies detailed guidance on how to design and build software architectures that follow the principles of business-IT alignment.
The book demonstrates that SOA is not limited to technical issues but instead, is a holistic challenge where aspects of SOA, EDA, and BPM must be addressed together. An ideal guide for SOA solution architects, designers, developers, managers, and students about to enter the field, the book:
• Provides an accessible introduction to basic and more advanced concepts in process-driven SOA
• Illustrates how to manage the complexities of business aligned IT architectures with detailed examples and industry cases
• Outlines a step-by-step design process using proven patterns to address complex business/ technical scenarios
• Integrates SOA, BPM, and EDA into practical patterns promoting SOA 2.0
Describing how to synchronize parallel enterprise processes, the authors explain how to cope with the architectural and design decisions you are likely to encounter when designing and implementing process-driven SOA systems. The decisions are described in the form of software patterns to provide you with a practical guideline for addressing key problems using time-tested solutions.
About the Authors
Carsten Hentrich, Ph.D., is chief technologist at Infosys Germany with a focus on innovative solutions for the German market in the area of remote services, business platforms, e-commerce, and cloud computing. He was director of the IT (Information Technology) Architecture and Enterprise Content Management (ECM) competency groups for Financial Services at CSC Germany. Carsten has a strong background as an IT architect and gathered practical experience in SOA (service-oriented architecture)
Dr. Uwe Zdun is a professor of software architecture at the University of Vienna. Before that, he worked as an assistant professor at the Vienna University of Technology and the Vienna University of Economics. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Essen in 2002. His research focuses on architectural decision, software patterns, modeling of complex software systems, service-oriented systems, event-driven architecture, domain-specific languages, and model-driven development.
Uwe has published more than 120 articles in journals, workshops, and conferences and is coauthor of the books Remoting Patterns—Foundations of Enterprise, Internet, and Realtime Distributed Object Middleware (Wiley) and Software-Architektur (Elsevier/Spektrum)
"… organizations need an architectural foundation that enables continuous optimization, accelerated innovation, and rapid transformation. That is exactly what this book provides. It provides the architectural basis in the form of proven patterns that have passed the test of time and are rightly positioned to form the stable core of future-ready enterprise architecture."
—Subu Goparaju, Senior Vice President and Head of Infosys Labs
ISBN: 9781439889299, 347 pp., Hardback, $69.95
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