Foo Inc. is a telephone company. Due to new legislation, greater customer demands, mergers, and fiercer competition, its profits have gradually declined over the last few years. Foo hires the business consultancy firm U-Build & We-Advise Inc. to help turn the tide. The outcome of the audit shows that better business-IT alignment can resolve the problems by resulting in both more-flexible business and more-flexible IT. The report furthermore states that an architecture based on Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) can achieve these goals.
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