We’ve all heard that the successes of enterprise initiatives are only as good as their data foundation - and the transition to a service-oriented architecture (SOA) is no exception. As organizations look for strategies to manage data as an enterprise asset, an evolutionary, data-centric SOA transition allows them to move one step closer to that goal.

Delivering on the promise of true, enterprise-wide SOA - an environment in which discoverable, accessible, interoperable and trusted services are business applications aligned with business goals - is a huge undertaking that can last for years. But with a proven SOA transition plan that focuses first on data, organizations can achieve sustainable results with quick wins, while at the same time, proceeding down the path of an architected approach that will deliver fully on the SOA promise.

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