1. Use your early SOA efforts to help decide which
standards are most important to your business goals.
2. Ask for examples of successful SOA standards deployment
stories. Just because standards have been out for a year
doesn’t necessarily mean they’re ready for
3. If you’re using middleware to provide a temporary
integration fix because of the lack of a suitable standard,
make sure not to overcommit to one vendor or product.
Bob Violino is a freelance writer.