7 months, 8 days ago

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (about Enterprise Architecture)

I created a list of books I would give someone if they told me they wanted to be a good EA. Read all of these and you will be a guru (or more likely an unguru).
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10 months, 16 days ago

Future Predictions for EA in the Next Decade

Research for your Journey to the Future In our everyday research, Gartner asks the question, “How can we help?” Gartner Predicts research asks the question, “Where will you need help tomorrow, and how will you make that journey?” In a recent research note concerning the future of enterprise architecture into 2020 and on to 2022, we […]

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1 year, 6 months ago

The transition to Shadow IT and the Cloud (ii)

continuing from
The CIO in the Cloud era
The IT issue and the Cloud solution (i)
 
The revolution started with the shadow IT. Business felt satiated with the perpetual IT excuses and delays of the type “can’t”, “not now”, “we are so busy…”, &nbs…

1 year, 6 months ago

The IT issue and the Cloud solution (i)

continuing from
The CIO in the Cloud era
 
Yet, business is not too happy with the IT department. I cannot imagine why, you may say. Well, IT costs a big deal in comparison with rest of a business. Consider the numbing operationa expenditure on se…

1 year, 7 months ago

The Value of Architecture, Reference Architecture and Architecture Framework (i)

continuing
The Value of Architecture, Reference Architecture and Architecture Framework
 
Any system has an architecture. An enterprise does as well. For instance there are Bus and Star styles of architectures. One of these architecture patterns m…

1 year, 7 months ago

The Value of Architecture, Reference Architecture and Architecture Framework

There are many common sense reasons, such as predictability, repeatability, consistency, standardization etc., for the use of models, templates, standards, paterns, frameworks, reference or/and generic architectures. A class in OO (Objec…

1 year, 7 months ago

The Open Group Berlin 2017 – Event Highlights

On Monday, April 24, Steve Nunn, President and CEO of The Open Group gave a warm welcome to over 200 attendees from 24 countries at the ‘Smart Cities/Making Standards Work’ event in Berlin, Germany. The venue, Berlin Marriott, sits on the site where some of the Berlin Wall was. In several meeting rooms, attendees were in the former East and West Berlin at the same time.