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Foundations of a Reference Model for SOA Governance

Ott, Christian, Korthaus, Axel, Bohmann, Tilo, Rosemann, Michael and Krcmar, Helmut (2011) Foundations of a Reference Model for SOA Governance. In: Information Systems Evolution : CAiSE Forum 2010, Hammamet, Tunisia, June 7-9, 2010, selected extended papers. Soffer, Pnina and Proper, Erik, eds. Lecture notes in business information processing (72). Springer, Berlin, pp. 44-59.

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Although the lack of elaborate governance mechanisms is often seen as the main reason for failures of SOA projects, SOA governance is still very low in maturity. In this paper, we follow a design science approach to address this drawback by presenting a framework that can guide organisations in implementing a governance approach for SOA more successfully. We have reviewed the highly advanced IT governance frameworks Cobit and ITIL and mapped them to the SOA domain. The resulting blueprint for a SOA governance framework was refined based on a detailed literature review, expert interviews and a practical application in a government organisation. The proposed framework stresses the need for business representatives to get involved in SOA decisions and to define benefits ownership for services.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9783642177217
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID23278, service-oriented architecture
Subjects: Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Management and Information Systems
Current > FOR Classification > 0806 Information Systems
Historical > SEO Classification > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2012 23:29
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2020 05:43
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