The significant benefits of mobility were highlighted in a recent Microsoft paper. The paper went further than most, stating some quantifiable bottom line benefits for mobile application access; claiming that mobility “leads to 30% improvement in processes and 23% more productivity – and 100% more satisfied employees”. This enthusiasm and willingness to drive value for the business outside of the typical work hours, or office location, can no longer be dismissed.
Bringing Legacy Assets to the Digital Table with ‘Leapfrog SOA’
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) was the hottest thing going in enterprise IT a decade ago, until the cloud took off and stole all of its thunder. Nevertheless, SOA – and its requisite services – are still around, and still provide value to the enterprises that struggled to get the approach up and running.