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.
ISBN: 9781439889299
ISBN: 9781439889299
Spread the Word
Listed Under

* Process-Driven SOA
* Eda
* Bpm
* It Management
* Internet & Multimedia
* SOA 2.0

* Software
* Engineering
* Books

* Boca Raton - Florida - US

Dec. 20, 2011 - PRLog -- 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. It illustrates the design process using proven patterns that address complex business/technical scenarios, where integrated concepts of service-oriented architecture (SOA), Business Process Management (BPM), and Event-Driven Architecture (EDA) are required.

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), Business Process Management (BPM), and Event-Driven Architecture (EDA) from his prior career at CSC, IBM, and EDS and has been working in advisory roles for clients from different industries. He has published technical articles in renowned journals such as those of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and speaks at international conferences. Apart from technical topics, Carsten has a passion for innovative leadership and management approaches, which he has demonstrated in successful pioneering implementations, as a speaker at the Academy of Management, and in a publication in the Harvard Business Review. He holds a PhD in business information management from Westminster Business School in London, an MSc (Dist) in software engineering from Oxford University, and a BSc (Hons) in computer science from the University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden, Germany.

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). He has participated in research and development projects such as INDENICA, COMPAS, S-CUBE, TPMHP, Infinica, SCG, and Sembiz. He is European editor of the journal Transactions on Pattern Languages of Programming (TPLoP), published by Springer, and associate editor-in-chief for design and architecture for the IEEE Software magazine.


"… 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

# # #

CRC Press, part of the Taylor & Francis Group, is a preeminent publisher in information management and security, telecommunications, software engineering, and project management. For more information visit our website at
Email:*** Email Verified
Phone:800 272 7737
Tags:Process-Driven SOA, Eda, Bpm, It Management, Internet & Multimedia, SOA 2.0
Industry:Software, Engineering, Books
Location:Boca Raton - Florida - United States
Account Email Address Verified     Account Phone Number Verified     Disclaimer     Report Abuse
CRC Press News
Daily News
Weekly News

Daily News
Weekly News
PTC News

Dec 20, 2011 News

Like PRLog?
Click to Share