Service-oriented architecture (SOA) enables end-to-end automation of the refinery scheduling process and builds a business-wide services repository. It also facilitates collaboration with supply chain partners and reduces time to market. An Infosys expert organizes the scheduling ...
process in five steps – with sub-steps and activities – to create application-independent granular services. It ensures reusability of services at various levels across refinery business processes. Additionally, an SOA-based approach enables platform-independent integration of the scheduling system with a variety of data sources.
Published with the permission of Hydrocarbon Processing, Gulf Publishing Company. Originally appeared in the October 2009 issue