by Richard Veryard
A 40-minute podcast Philip and I recorded with Ron Jacobs in December has been released on Microsoft Channel Nine.
|Value of SOA to business – the adaptive enterprise
|Asymmetry – Medical Example
|Impetus for SOA – take costs and risks out, put value in
|Fluctuations in demand volume
|Implications for the relationship between service provider and consumer – does the service provider know what the fluctuation means for the consumer – efficiency versus flexibility
|Implications of interoperability in the real-time enterprise – supply chain example
|Interoperability from demand-side perspective – joined-up-government example
|Governance at the edge of the organization – asymmetric governance
|Metropolis and city planning as metaphor for SOA governance – Christopher Alexander and the Nature of Order
|4-colour workshop – Blue, Red and White – the role of Enterprise Architecture
|City planning example – city planners as enterprise architects
|4-colour workshop – the role of the Black team – anticipating the challenges of the response to demand
|Enterprise architecture that fails to deliver adaptability. Problems with universal models.
|So who does the black team thinking? Examples from public sector, military, telecoms industry, voluntary sector.
|Anticipation of context in which demand emerges
|Internet business models – Pareto thinking versus “long tail” thinking
|Paying attention to customers one-by-one – customer context – school example
|Whose priorities – provider’s interest versus consumer’s interest – school example
|Diversity of interest – patient records example.
|User defined meaning – del.icio.us and technorati
|Consumer-side flexibility – agile systems
|Banking services and user-defined policy