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KBACE Applied Service Oriented Architecture KBACE Applied Service Oriented Architecture Presentation Transcript

  • KBACE Applied Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Bhaskar Reddy Technical Director, KBACE Advanced Technology Group (ATG) March 3rd, 2009 1 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Webinar Logistics • Hide (and unhide) the Webinar control panel by clicking on the arrow icon on the top right of your screen • The small window icon toggles between a resizable window and full screen mode • Ask questions throughout the presentation using the chat dialog • Questions will be reviewed at the end of the presentation • A copy of this presentation will be made available at: http://kbace.com/Services/Webinars.aspx 2 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Presenter Bhaskar Reddy, Technical Director KBACE Advanced Technology Group (ATG) Mr. Reddy runs the Architecture and DBA Practices within the Advanced Technology Group. Mr. Reddy specializes in the Design and Architecture of global software solutions and in the Technical Team management of implementations of global software applications. Mr. Reddy brings over 15 years experience designing and developing enterprise technology solutions. 3 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Agenda • The Value of SOA and your ROI • What is Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)? • SOA Technology Overview • KBACE Applied SOA Strategy • Customer Case Studies • Implementing SOA • Oracle Application Integration Architecture • Questions and Answers 4 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • The Value of SOA Protect your investment and optimize usage of the existing infrastructure while extending capabilities that adapt to changing business needs. •How is it done? By deploying business processes across new and existing heterogeneous systems, applications, etc. 5 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Optimization = Return on Investment (ROI) Applied SOA effectively aligns your current corporate business strategies with your IT business model, optimizing the integration of the Oracle E-Business Suite with your current systems and processes. Immediate ROI benefits include: •Existing assets are reused or repurposed Go green while investing less capital in the latest technology •Simplify business processes from multiple sources •Cut demands on IT staff •Achieve platform independence through hot-pluggable architecture •Reduce complexity •Seamlessly integrate new applications •Respond quickly to business needs Implement market responsive delivery on-the-fly 6 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • What is SOA? •Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) starts with creating services that can communicate with each other •A service is essentially: a unit of information that a system/application has to offer or a transaction that a system/application can process 7 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Understanding SOA 8 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Oracle SOA Suite 9 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Oracle SOA Suite 10 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • The Traditional Workflow Process Traditional Workflows: o Limit communication o Complicate business processes o Decrease response time to business needs o Require continuous maintenance and DBA support 11 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • The SOA Process Flow o Simple o Seamless o Optimized o Responsive o Real-time o Flexible 12 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • KBACE Advanced Technology Strategy – Applied SOA • KBACE is a system integrator for Oracle E-Business Suite E-Business Suite invariably needs to share information with other systems • The Advanced Technology Group identifies and provides solutions for the most commonly used business practices o Provide a need based solution, not technology for technology’s sake o Identify clear targets for adaption o Build the framework piece by piece o Start with adapting key prioritized business processes – usually off of E-Business Suite information o Extend adoption Once critical targets are adapted, KBACE will identify other opportunities for ROI 13 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Applied SOA – Case Study 1 Business Challenge – A major Electronic Manufacturing company needed to optimize its Employee On-Boarding process Employee hiring process was fairly complicated as it was a common process and conducted globally • Over 50,000 employees worldwide • Included various third-party firms that served either as recruiters or background verifiers • Approval requirements were beyond what Oracle HCM systems gave by default 14 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Applied SOA – Case Study 1 Solutions Presented (traditional and new technology): • Build individual interfaces and AME workflows across departments; including various third-party firms that served as recruiters or background verifiers • Manual data entries at key points such as interaction with third-parties • SOA Solution incorporating the process Benefits of the SOA Solutions over traditional technology: • Links various processes together • Changes external vendors without rewriting lots of code • Routes flows based on location and filtering conditions • Provides human intervention steps without extending the HR implementation scope 15 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Process Flow – Case Study 1 16 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Applied SOA – Case Study 2 Business Challenge – A major Retailer / Manufacturer needed to integrate its Order Entry, Fulfillment and Delivery systems Complex integration requirements with respect to integrating various systems for different functions of Order Management • Third-party Order Entry integrated with Oracle Order Management • Order fulfillment done through manufacturing plants across the globe • Complex routing system dependent upon type of merchandise and geography • Order delivery done through several third-party vendors depending on location and method of delivery 17 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Applied SOA – Case Study 2 Solutions Presented (traditional and new technology): • Integrate/Rewrite the third-party Order Entry system directly to Oracle EBS o Drive Order Entry directly using Order Management APIs • Build batch jobs and interfaces for Manufacturing system • Build specific interfaces to third-party delivery vendors • SOA Solution Benefits of the SOA Solution over traditional technology: • Integrates existing Order Entry system without rewriting application • Enables complex routing to manufacturing systems based on user managed routing rules • Provides a common integration point to all third-party delivery service vendors using complex routing rules • Implemented Business Activity Monitoring (BAM); Optimized key business processes as a result 18 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Process Flow Case Study 2 Order Entry System Oracle EBS Manufacturing Plant Manufacturing Plant Manufacturing Plant Delivery Delivery Vendor Delivery Vendor Vendor Complete 19 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Designing a SOA Solution 1. Business Requirements and Conceptual Design 2. Portfolio of Services – Publish and Organize 3. Enterprise Service Bus – Wiring Services 4. Process Assembly & Service Orchestration 5. Incorporate Human Interactions & Business Rules 6. User Interface – Collaborative Portal; Integrated Content Services 7. Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) 8. Security & Policy Management 9. Performance, Reliability, Scalability & Reusability 20 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • KBACE SOA Solutions • Human Resources o On-Boarding and Off-Boarding of Employees o Recruitment and Job Bulletin Boards o Payroll Interfaces • Order Management o Order Entry and Maintenance o Delivery Management o Warehouse and Inventory o Proof of Delivery • Financials o AR to AP Transactions o Customer Validation and Verification o Journals and Balances Web Services • CRM o 360 Degree View of the Customer o iSupport and Email Integration • Other o Portal Integration o Custom Applications and Workflows 21 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • What is Needed to Implement SOA? 1. Skill sets for developing SOA solutions o Complete understanding of SOA concepts o Strong Java skills o Knowledge of the systems to be interfaced 2. Skill sets for deploying and maintaining SOA solutions o Understanding of Oracle SOA architecture o Comprehension of technical components o Awareness of performance evaluations and monitoring o Knowledge of diagnosis and error correction steps 22 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Oracle E-Business Suite + SOA = OAIA Industry Reference Models: Optimize business performance Process Integration Packs: Quickly integrate Oracle Applications to create the business processes Foundation Pack: Application independent service translation and transformation Pre-Built SOA: Built using Oracle Fusion Middleware 23 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • Questions & Answers Bhaskar Reddy Email: breddy@kbace.com Phone: 603.821.7175 24 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.
  • For More Information For the recording and PowerPoint presentation: http://kbace.com/Services/Webinars.aspx Bhaskar Reddy: breddy@kbace.com KBACE Advanced Technology Group: http://kbace.com/AdvancedTechnology/ 25 © 2009 KBACE Technologies, Inc.