SOA Driving IT from the business

Posted in Conferences on June 22, 2008


SOA Driving IT from the business

Summary
In this presentation, recorded at QCon London, Cap Gemini's Steve Jones explains his concept of a business service architecture. Topics covered include how to apply SOA to existing systems, the problems one runs into when SOA is driven by technology, and the structural and organizational impact of business-driven SOA.

Bio
Steve Jones is head of SOA for Global Outsourcing at Cap Gemini. He authored the InfoQ book "Enterprise SOA Adoption Strategies" and is a frequent speaker at conferences, focusing on the business side of SOA. Steve is a member of several standards bodies including the OASIS SOA Reference Model group, Java Business Integration and the original JAX-RPC group.

About the conference
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Tags: Business, Conferences, InfoQ, Enterprise Architecture, Qcon London 2007, SOA, QCon, Best Practices, Business/IT Alignment, Adoption, Business Architecture