Improve Service-Oriented Architecture Development with Agile QA Testing Practices


lifecycle, and focusing attention on the contracts and interfaces that are the foundation of SOA, development organizations have the power to automate QA and testing much earlier in the process and provide better opportunities to truly reap the benefits of SOA.

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Stephanos Bacon joined IONA ( as Vice President, Product Development in 2005. Prior to joining IONA, Mr. Bacon served as Vice President, Engineering for Avaki Corporation, a provider of Enterprise Information Integration products. Mr. Bacon has also held senior product engineering positions and managed distributed engineering teams with companies including Broadvision, Object Design and Bachman Information Systems. He gives special thanks to Tony August for help in writing this article.

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