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Proprietary data transformation is a common task in a Web service-based integration environment. Decision on where and when a piece of proprietary data is transformed, however, can have a tremendous impact on the overall integration solution. Several scenarios are presented in this article with pros and cons articulated to demonstrate how to leverage SOA principles while meeting business requirements to better achieve enterprise integration goals in terms of effective data transformation. Data modeling strategies are also provided for different situations at the enterprise level.