A survey by David Linthicum showed 75% of respondents believe that a down economy will help SOA. KPI does not see this happening because of the high initial investment. We feel that company's IT budgets will be spent mostly on keeping the door open the next 6-12 months, and then you will start to see more investments in a company's future technologies. SOA does result in a competitive advantage when done correctly, but too many SOA projects are still failing.