Evolving Services from a Contractual Perspective

  title={Evolving Services from a Contractual Perspective},
  author={Vasilios Andrikopoulos and Salima Benbernou and Mike P. Papazoglou},
In an environment of constant change, driven by competition and innovation, a service can rarely remain stable especially when it depends on other services to fulfill its functionality. However, uncontrolled changes can easily break the existing relationships between a service and its environment (its customers and providers). In this paper we present an approach that allows for the controlled evolution of a service by leveraging the loosely-coupled nature of the SOA paradigm. More specifically… CONTINUE READING
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