As a registered member of SearchSOA.com, you're entitled to a complimentary copy of Chapter of Service Oriented Architecture for Dummies written by Judith Hurwitz, Robin Bloor, Carol Baroudi, and Marcia Kaufman and published by Wiley Publications. " SOA Governance" discusses how to keep the checks and balances between business and IT using SOA governance.
Every company has a philosophy for conducting business and a set of rules for how employees within that organization are supposed to act within that philosophical structure. There are many ways to define governance. Governance comprises the organizing principles and rules that determine how an organization should behave. The idea of corporate governance is a complicated combination of rules and regulations. This chapter answers the several layers of questions regarding SOA governance in a corporate environment.