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U.S. E-government Initiatives Take Their First Steps With Web Services

The E-Gov 2003 conference showed U.S. government interest in Web services, and in a few cases, some real progress.

Web Services Road Map: Web Services Architecture

The major goals of the Web services architecture are interoperability, reliability, security, manageability, scalability and extensibility and integration with the Web.