"The term “SOA governance” sucks," says SOATalk blogger Michael Meehan. "It reeks of someone else telling you what to do, hectoring you over every little detail of a project. It sounds about as desirable as a colonoscopy with an IMAX camera."
"Re-architecture is distinguished from greenfield development in that engineers utilize the existing application as the specification, and possibly a framework for future development," writes Jason Williamson. "The promise of this strategy and the strength [is] found in the ability to identify, untangle and isolate legacy business rules for future modeling, enhancement and development."
"I believe that the real nemesis of [software] architecture here is in the name itself," writes Mike Walker. "Unfortunately we as an IT industry continue to compare ourselves with traditional architecture."