American Express Position Paper for Web Services Workshop



American Express is investigating Web Services and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) in order to leverage the costs savings that are realizable from using component-based or SOA solutions.

Web Services componentization/SOA relates to using a loosely-coupled, messaged-based model for interaction among software systems. This approach conceptually moves us towards building a repository of reusable components for various organizational and project levels.

Statement of major problem:

To facilitate rapid development and deployment of Web Services an integration framework that is highly repeatable is needed to facilitate Web Service integration in a cost effective manner. The component deliverables of this framework must be widely accepted in the financial services industry.

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None at this time.

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