This is a comprehensive guide to process management when starting a service oriented architecture (SOA) project. Written by an industry expert, this book is one of the very few technology-independent resources on service-oriented architecture. It explains how to manage an SOA project using a process that is agile in both business and software development terms. It breaks down the subject matter into easily digestible pieces of information to help developers and project managers get up to speed quickly on new techniques. It provides readers with a recommended agile method that is compatible with SOA projects, SOA technology, and practical modeling practices. Ian Graham is principle consultant at Trireme International Ltd, and has over 20 years' experience in the industry. He is an expert in the field of requirements, specifications, and modeling, and was a pioneer of agile processes or rapid application development.