Zheng Li, He Zhang, Liam O'Brien


Benefiting from the technology based strategies, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) has been able to achieve the general goals such as agility, flexibility, reusability and efficiency. Nevertheless, technical conditions alone cannot guarantee successful SOA implementations. As a valuable and necessary supplement, the space of technology independent strategies should also be explored. Through treating SOA system as an instance of organization and identifying the common ground on the similar process of SOA implementation and organization design, this paper uses existing work in organization theory area to inspire the research into technology independent strategies of SOA implementation. As a result, four preliminary strategies that can be applied to organizational area we identify to support SOA implementations. Furthermore, the novel methodology of investigating technology independent strategies for implementing SOA is revealed, which encourages interdisciplinary research across service-oriented computing and organization theory.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Li Z., Zhang H. and O'Brien L. (2011). TOWARDS TECHNOLOGY INDEPENDENT STRATEGIES FOR SOA IMPLEMENTATIONS . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE, ISBN 978-989-8425-57-7, pages 143-154. DOI: 10.5220/0003467801430154

in Bibtex Style

author={Zheng Li and He Zhang and Liam O'Brien},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,
SN - 978-989-8425-57-7
AU - Li Z.
AU - Zhang H.
AU - O'Brien L.
PY - 2011
SP - 143
EP - 154
DO - 10.5220/0003467801430154