More and more companies are adopting SOA on a large scale. However, companies are also realizing that there are impediments to successful SOA adoption and growth. ...
SOA is not just about integration at a platform or application level, it is a cultural change within the organization about how traditional business-IT interaction happens. It is a paradigm shift to thinking about IT as a 'technology provider' to acknowledging IT as a 'business enabler'.
This article appeared in the SETLabs Briefings on 'Service Oriented Architecture' (Jan - Mar, 2007).