International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, Vol. 6 (2016) No. 6, pages: 1053-1059, DOI:10.18517/ijaseit.6.6.1481

Automated Service Identification Methods: A Review

Ali Taei Zadeh, Shahnorbanun Sahran, Muriati Mukhtar


Service identification represents the first phase in service modelling, a necessary step in SOA. This research study reviewed and analyzed the issues related to automation issues of service identification. However, the importance of service identification methods’ (SIM) automation and their business alignment are emphasized in literature, reviewing existing service identification methods (SIMs) reveals the lack of business alignment, automation as challenging issues. We close the gap by proposing ASIF which relies on automating the SIMs’ steps to identify business aligned services based on business processes and business goals.


Business-IT alignment; automated tool; integration; modelling; software architectures.

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