First Advisor

Nims, Mike


College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

MS Computer and Information Technology


School of Computer & Information Science

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Number of Pages

103 pages


The author of this thesis evaluates Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) design and implementation strategies. The purpose is to provide the reader with the definition of Service-Oriented Architecture. This report discusses: (1) The definition of Service-Oriented Architecture, (2) The problems solved by Service-Oriented Architecture, (3) Application of design principles to achieve Service-Oriented Architecture. As a result of this investigation, Service-Oriented Architecture is a design style that is fundamentally about sharing and reuse of functionality across diverse applications, so that organizations can quickly adapt to changing business requirements while increasing IT asset reuse and minimizing integration and development costs.

Date of Award

Spring 2008

Location (Creation)

Colorado (state); Denver (county); Denver (inhabited place)

Rights Statement

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