Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Is Your SOA Platform Situation Aware?

Does your SOA Platform provide Situational Awareness?

Roy Schulte, vice president of Gartner, observes that the executive dashboard may be among the keys to bridging SOA and Business Process Management. “Business users may not understand SOA, BPM, CEP or XTP [eXtreme Transaction Processing], but they know what they want to see on their dashboard and they may be willing to fund back end architecture and development projects to get more information faster.”

For a SOA Platform to add value at a strategic level, it should possess the ability to give a birds-eye view of what's going on in your business. The fact that a SOA Platform is deemed awesome by your geeks is a good feeling. But will it put the analysis of this quarter’s sales results and inventory levels in front of your eyes?

Here are some resources