SOA Governance and Service Lifecycle

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There are two key phases to SOA governance:

IBM SOA Governance and Management Method (SGMM)

The SOA Governance and Management Method (SGMM) describes, in detail, best practices for implementing SOA governance and its supporting mechanisms and processes. SGMM is available as a plug-in with IBM Rational Method Composer.

SGMM is also a service offering from IBM Global Business Services (GBS).

Implementing technology to support SOA governance and management

IBM offers the following SOA governance enabling tools:

Service lifecycle management is a service-oriented lifecycle framework that establishes the service as the focal point of SOA governance, informing software development, deployment at each phase.

IBM offers the following solutions for each phase of the service lifecycle.