As companies continue to build their SOA infrastructures and build more and more web services, there comes the need to manage them effectively.
IBM is in the process of bringing the WebSphere Services Registry and Repository to do the same. This is all about SOA governance. This product will be released soon for customers to purchase. Chris Boulton talks in his article “IBM Steps Up SOA Effort For Partners” on how IBM is taking lead in this space and also talks briefly about the SOA Business Central that IBM is building.
Birtton Manasco writes in his article about how Starwood hotels is managing their SOA infrastructure using tools from Systinet and Actional.
So, if you are currently implementing SOA and planning to build a full service-enabled enterprise, think about SOA governance.