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Where Do You Want to Go in Your SOA Adoption Journey?
May/June 2008 (vol. 10 no. 3)
pp. 36-39
Shrikant Mulik, L&T Infotech
Sushil Ajgaonkar, L&T Infotech
Kavindra Sharma, L&T Infotech
Not every company has the same needs in adopting a service-oriented architecture (SOA). The authors compare four options for increasing system flexibility.

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Index Terms:
service-oriented architecture, SOA, Web services, services, Business Process Execution Language, BPEL, service-orchestration engine, SOE, IT, IT Pro
Shrikant Mulik, Sushil Ajgaonkar, Kavindra Sharma, "Where Do You Want to Go in Your SOA Adoption Journey?," IT Professional, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 36-39, May-June 2008, doi:10.1109/MITP.2008.61
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