GCN Tech Blog

By GCN Staff

Blog archive

Where are we with SOA?

The emerging technology special interest group of the Industry Advisory Council has posted a survey about Service Oriented Architecture. If you get a chance, go and fill it out. It should take only 10 minutes or so, promises Greg Hauser, who is the chair for the IAC SOA committee.

The group is looking to assess not only the federal community's technological readiness to move to SOA, but also the educational and cultural readiness as well, Hauser said.

The survey software itself compiles the results after each new submission, allowing you to view the latest results after you complete the questions. Already some interesting results have popped up.

Of the 23 surveys completed, 12 were from private firms and 11 were from government agencies. Thus far, the government community appears to be at least knowledgeable about the SOA, though implementations may still be a while off: About 48 percent of the respondents noted that senior executives have been presented with a business case for using SOA, yet 73 percent of organizations have not developed a model for shared services and 65 percent have not developed governance policies.

Posted by Joab Jackson on Feb 15, 2007 at 9:39 AM


Featured

  • Oversight
    President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, attends the 2019 Army Navy Game in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 14, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Dana Clarke)

    Trump shakes up official watchdog ranks

    The White House removed an official designated to provide oversight to the $2 trillion rescue and relief fund and nominated a raft of new appointees to handle oversight chores at multiple agencies.

  • Workforce
    coronavirus molecule (creativeneko/Shutterstock.com)

    OMB urges 'maximum telework flexibilities' for DC-area feds

    A Sunday evening memo ahead of a potentially chaotic commute urges agency heads to pivot to telework as much as possible.

Stay Connected

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.