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Roles for Maintenance and Evolution of SOA-Based Systems

This paper identifies the implications of SOA-based systems for the maintenance and evolution process, with a specific focus on roles.

Software Engineering Institute


Development, evolution and maintenance of SOA-based systems demands rethinking of the traditional system evolution and maintenance roles. The key objective of this paper is to present preliminary ideas on the roles required for maintenance and evolution of SOA-based systems and to suggest areas of needed research.

Presented at the SOAM Workshop, CSMR, April 2007