Enterprise Applications & Architecture

SOA Project Delivery and Methodology (Core Technologies)

Course Overview

Modern day information technology is confronted with major issues, such as how to make service oriented architecture (SOA) work within an enterprise, how to run a successful service oriented architecture project, and how to gain the benefits and the value of service oriented architecture. In this course, you will gain critical knowledge about service oriented architecture and how to make it effective within your enterprise. A template is provided consisting of an overview and a step-by-step process.

Major topics include: current SOA trends, winning the first time with SOA, cloud computing and how it makes SOA better, SOA challenges, delivering successful SOA projects and five things to avoid with an SOA project. Within these topics, specific subject matter encompasses: architecture versus technology, ROI development, asset reuse, integration costs, business agility, business risk, micro and macro domains, problem domains, cloud computing, application semantics, metadata, proof of concept testing, plus defining and understanding processes and services (old and new)

Track: Core Technologies
Technical insights and the underlying concepts of essential technologies

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Recognize the major trends in the area of service oriented architecture.
  • Define the critical elements of ROI analysis.
  • Explain how cloud computing can be leveraged to make SOA better.
  • Distinguish between architecture and technology and their priority within an SOA project.
  • Understand the overall process and major steps in an SOA project.
  • Identify the five things to avoid when implementing an SOA project.
  • Articulate the three major SOA challenges.

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David Linthicum - Presenter
David S. Linthicum (Dave) is an internationally recognized industry expert and thought leader, and the author and coauthor of 13 books on computing, including the best selling Enterprise Application Integration (Addison Wesley). Dave keynotes at many leading technology conferences on cloud computing, SOA, Web 2.0, and enterprise architecture, and has appeared on a number of TV and radio shows as a computing expert. He is a blogger for InfoWorld, Intelligent Enterprise, and eBizq.net, covering SOA and enterprise computing topics. Dave also has columns in Government Computer News, Cloud.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 8 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1753

Length : 34min
Course Level : Overview

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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