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Why Doesn’t SOA Use Data Models?

by Michael Blaha The short answer is that’s there’s no good reason. SOA, the Service-Oriented Architecture, is a popular approach…

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by Angela Guess Joe Panettieri reports for Information Management, “Even as the Master Data Management (MDM) market matures, major industry…

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Why Doesn’t SOA Use Data Models?

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by Michael Blaha The short answer is that’s there’s no good reason. SOA, the Service-Oriented Architecture, is a popular approach for organizing business functionality. From the literature it’s clear that SOA’s emphasis is on programming. That’s ironic given that most SOA services deal with the reading and writing of data. We seldom see SOA developers…

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by Jelani Harper Michele Goetz at Forrester recently wrote that “…Big Data is creating data swamps even in the best intentioned efforts…Analysts will still spend up to 80% of their time just trying to create the data set to draw insights.” Implicit in this statement is the reality that whether organizations are attempting to leverage…

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by Jelani Harper Michele Goetz at Forrester recently wrote that “…Big Data is creating data swamps even in the best intentioned efforts…Analysts will still spend up to 80% of their time just trying to create the data set to draw insights.” Implicit in this statement is the reality that whether organizations are attempting to leverage…

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by Jelani Harper Michele Goetz at Forrester recently wrote that “…Big Data is creating data swamps even in the best intentioned efforts…Analysts will still spend up to 80% of their time just trying to create the data set to draw insights.” Implicit in this statement is the reality that whether organizations are attempting to leverage…

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Why Doesn’t SOA Use Data Models?

Michael Blaha

by Michael Blaha The short answer is that’s there’s no good reason. SOA, the Service-Oriented Architecture, is a popular approach for organizing business functionality. From the literature it’s clear that SOA’s emphasis is on programming. That’s ironic given that most SOA services deal with the reading and writing of data. We seldom see SOA developers…

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