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When it comes to Cloud Governance, it is more than just getting the word out. We must make progress in the following areas for Cloud Governance to become real. Once these progressions are made, Cloud Governance will be positioned like SOA Governance—and it will then be just a “matter of getting the word out.”
There’s been a resurgent role for service-oriented architecture (SOA) as a practical and relevant ingredient for effective design and use of Cloud, mobile, and big-data technologies. To find out why, The Open Group recently gathered an international panel of experts to explore the concept.
The Open Group SOA Governance Framework is now an International Standard, having passed its six month ratification vote in ISO and IEC. According to Gartner, effective governance is a key success factor for Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions today and in the future.
I saw the post by Forbes blogger Joe McKendrick in which McKendrick introduces a new term – Service Technology – which cements the concept of a service-oriented thinking that technically enables the realization of SOA within the enterprise followed by its sustained evolution to cloud computing.
Steady growth of service oriented practices and the continued adoption of cloud computing across enterprises has resulted in the need for integrating out to the cloud. When doing so, we must take a look back in time at the evolution of integration solutions starting with point-to-point solutions maturing to integration brokers and enterprise services buses over the years.