A group of 17 industry analysts and practitioners have created the
, inspired in its form and content by the Agile Manifesto. Two critical remarks: first, one may question the usefulness of the leading statement, "Service orientation is a paradigm that frames what you do." Doesn't every paradigm (if you really have to use that word) do that? Secondly, 4 out of 6 principles can drive the initial cost up, and this is not addressed.