Accession Number:

ADA461556

Title:

The New Global Information Economy: Implications and Recommendations for Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs)

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

SILKROAD INC MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

Service-oriented architecture SOA, a term often used today in conjunction with net-centric operations, implies that existing and future DoD information capabilities will be engineered to publish product andor service offerings within a strategic context that allows virtually all employees and applications to readily discover and use them. SOA principles are essential to transforming traditional system-centric Defense organizations into Information Age activities that are net-centric, architecturally agile, and otherwise responsive to fast changing mission and business needs. The large-scale service-oriented architectures that DoD planners envision are designed to lower barriers to dynamic information sharing and improve content quality, quantity and propriety by leveraging the power of self-organization, self-synchronization and market forces. For these reasons, SOAs promise to help organizations deliver unprecedented value to their customers. In this paper we review a few key concepts of service-oriented architectures as fundamental enablers of net-centricity. We then examine the implications for SOAs in the new DoD global information economy and offer a few key recommendations.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Computer Systems
  • Command, Control and Communications Systems
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE