As I mentioned before, I was invited to participate in a working group to define a SOA Manifesto.

That happened this week at the SOA Symposium in Rotterdam. It was truly an honor to work with such a talented and intelligent group of individuals to define a SAO Manifesto, there were a lot of intense discussions and much hard work, but we got it done.

The manifesto was agreed upon, formally signed, and officially unveiled on Friday. The Web site is up now at, but this is all just happening now, more information will be added to the site in the coming weeks.

I (and my co-authors) will be certainly be blogging more about this, but for now, you can see the official ceremony at