The ultimate winner in the SOA market will have to provide industry-specific solutions solving essential problems that others cannot. Focus must move away from technology lock-in and vendor dependency, to best solutions for customers, even if it means customers can use competitor products.
erp applications replacement
software packages, such as ERP applications, have been commoditized to the point that the playing field has become level. Second, increasing efforts to integrate internally are yielding only marginal improvements in organizational efficiency and the bottom line. Third, the era of cost cutting is reportedly drawing to a close, as businesses once again focus on expansion and growth. Thus, businesses are moving toward delivering data, processes, and applications that may reside outside the enterprise in