This course is valuable for
- technical managers, managers, and software engineers who are looking for a solid overview of what SOA adoption really involves
- individuals tasked with development and deployment of service-oriented systems or with migration of legacy systems to SOA environments
- individuals who make decisions about SOA strategy and implementation
The one-day Service-Oriented Architecture: Best Practices for Successful Adoption course introduces four pillars that are necessary for SOA success.
- Strategic approach, focusing on alignment with business goals
- SOA governance
- Realistic context-based technology evaluations
- Change of mindset—a different development and implementation approach
In particular, the course addresses
- introduction to SOA
- basic concepts and roles of SOA
- web services
- basic SOA operations
- challenges for the service developer, the service consumer, and the infrastructure provider
- four pillars of SOA adoption
Completion of this course fulfills a training requirement for the SEI's SOA Architect Professional certificate program.
This course has no prerequisites. It is an entry-level course.
As a result of completing this course, you will be able to
- explain the basic concepts related to SOA and service-oriented systems
- recognize nine common misconceptions about SOA
- discuss the potentials and pitfalls of SOA adoption
- explain the importance of these keys to successful SOA adoption: SOA strategy, SOA governance, contextual technology evaluation, and a recognition of the need for a change of mindset
Service-Oriented Architecture: Best Practices for Successful Adoption is an interactive course. Your classmates will come from a range of government agencies and industry sectors, each bringing a unique perspective to enhance the learning process. Participants receive a copy of lecture slides and exercises.
You can expect
- case studies
- group work
- hands-on examples
- individualized Q&A
The one-day classroom course meets from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (ET) in our U.S. training centers. In our non-U.S. locations, the class meets from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The SEI can deliver this course at customer sites by special arrangement.
Download the Best Practices for Successful Adoption course outline.
Download our training justification letter template. This letter can be tailored to help you make a case to your manager for taking this course.
Related Courses and Certificates
This course is required in our SOA Architect Professional Certificate program.
Learn Three Key Areas of Knowledge
1 Software Architecture Fundamentals
2 Service-Oriented Architecture Principles, Practices, and Tradeoffs
The course you are viewing, Service-Oriented Architecture: Best Practices, is part of this certificate.
3 Advanced Topics in SOA: Governance, Assurance, Implementation
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