BU Understanding Service Oriented Architecture Essay


A minimum of 800 words (total assignment) and three scholarly sources.

Choose three of the goals from the SOA Manifesto (available at www.soa-manifesto.org) and explain how they could be fulfilled in a current generation (Web 2.0) Web service. What qualities of Web services allow each of these goals to be fulfilled?

Evaluate the effect on Return on Investment (ROI) if a service is used for only one composition in a service inventory. How does this compare to the ROI for a single-use software system in traditional software development?