SOA Consortium Releases New Podcast From Kshemendra Paul, Chief Architect, Office of Management & Budget (OMB) on "The Practical Guide to Federal Service Oriented Architecture (PGFSOA)".
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Office of Management and Budget
Noun 1. OMB - the executive agency that advises the President on the federal budget
Office of Management and Budget ) on "The Practical Guide to Federal Service Oriented Architecture (PGFSOA PGFSOA Practical Guide to Federal Service Oriented Architecture )" recorded at the SOA Consortium meeting in Washington, D.C. in March is now available. To access the podcast, visit http://www.soa-consortium.org/podcast-dc-kp-pr.
Kshemendra Paul presented an overview on the Practical Guide to Federal Service Oriented Architecture (PGFSOA) to a packed SOA Consortium meeting in March. He began with an overview on why SOA is important to the Federal government, key issues and success criteria. He briefly touched on two areas where standards are making an impact, including the Federal Transition Framework and the Records Management standards, both collaborations between the OMG (1) See Object Management Group.
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OMG - Object Management Group and various government agencies.
Kshemendra mostly talks about the PGFSOA and the challenges, opportunities and benefits of Federal SOA. He discusses the benefits including the ability to share solutions, services, best practices and acquisition power across organizations and says that SOA is the key from moving from a vertical to a horizontal viewpoint. During his overview on Federal enterprise architecture The Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) is an initiative of the US Office of Management and Budget that aims to comply with the Clinger-Cohen Act and provide a common methodology for information technology (IT) acquisition in the United States federal government. , he stresses the need to view the use of IT from a business perspective and to expand the concept of reuse beyond components to entire architectures and solutions. He also talks about the need for bottom-up change and the goal of building a community, which is part of the rationale behind the PGFSOA wiki A Web site that can be quickly edited by its visitors with simple formatting rules. Developed by Ward Cunningham in the mid-1990s to provide collaborative discussions, there are several "wiki" tools on the market for creating such sites, including www.editme.com, www.seedwiki.com, www. . Kshemendra concludes his presentation with a tour of the PGFSOA wiki.
To hear all of the insights Kshemendra presented, download the 34-minute podcast and accompanying slide presentation at http://www.soa-consortium.org/podcast-dc-kp-pr.
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