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Integrating SOA into an Enterprise Architecture : a comparative analysis of alternative approaches

Alwadain, Ayed, Korthaus, Axel, Fielt, Erwin, & Rosemann, Michael (2010) Integrating SOA into an Enterprise Architecture : a comparative analysis of alternative approaches. In Proceedings of the 5th IFIP International Conference on Research and Practical Issues of Enterprise Information Systems (CONFENIS), Ministry of Education (Brazil), Natal, Brazil.

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Abstract

Enterprise Architectures have emerged as comprehensive corporate artefacts that provide structure to the plethora of conceptual views on an enterprise. The recent popularity of a service-oriented design of organizations has added service and related constructs as a new element that requires consideration within an Enterprise Architecture. This paper analyzes and compares the existing proposals for how to best integrate services into Enterprise Architectures. It uses the popular Zachman Framework as an example and differentiates the existing integration alternatives. This research can be generalized beyond service integration into an investigation onto how to possibly extend Enterprise Architectures with emerging constructs.

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ID Code: 38863
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Service Orientation, Zachman Framework, Service-Oriented Architecture, Enterprise Architecture
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Computer System Architecture (080302)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Schools > Information Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 please consult the authors.
Deposited On: 25 Nov 2010 08:54
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2010 00:39

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