Why don't you use my service? - Coming to terms with
the complexities of the global enterprise
Today, the global enterprise is often too large to
align with a single IT strategy, and this hinders the effective
introduction of unifying architectures such as SOA.
Instead, Enterprise Architecture strategies should recognize
the independence of the various business units or companies
within the corporation.
As the ultimate business benefit is in sharing information
across the enterprise, a unified approach to information
exchange promises to be very effective.
In this presentation, the author discusses the benefits
of event-driven architectures, which require corporate alignment
in terms of canonical business events, only. Ultimately,
the difference between an EDA and an SOA is one of data
reuse versus code reuse. There is no reason why these strategies