By Alok Mehta and Richard D’Anna In this article, we will explore how much data a web service should return and what are some of the deciding factors to consider. According to the best practices […]
Researchers at Washington State University recently examined and compared two approaches for motivating security compliance behaviors among remote workers. Fear of what could go wrong is perhaps the greatest motivator when it comes to getting […]
By Scott Ambler, Consulting Methodologist, Ambysoft Inc. In Agile Architecture for Software Development Teams: Doing Agile I described a collection of techniques for agile architects, one of which is active stakeholder participation. As agilists we […]
Ian Foster, a computer scientist and the director of the Data Science and Learning division at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, is considered by many to be the father of grid […]
(Editor’s Note: What follows is a Part I of a 6-part series written by Iasa Global Founder and CEO Paul Preiss. Each part will appear on Wednesday.) By Paul Preiss Design methodologies for architecture are […]
Being an ‘Architect’ is a title with big meaning suggesting bold outcomes. The architects of the world have left behind medieval cathedrals, the Taj Mahal, the Pyramids, and the Great Wall. Closer to or world engineering […]
I had the honour of delivering the Keynote presentation at the Public Sector Network Smart Communities Roadshow 2019 in Vancouver on Wednesday March 6, 2019. I posted my presentation slides here. Looking forward to your comments and feedback.
Many people believe “digital transformation” is not an “IT” thing. While this may have been true when applied to last century’s typical IT group, its should not be true in 2018. To be fair to anyone who believes IT cannot …
Our Technology Services Team at the City of Vancouver continues to evolve and improve how we can manage work requests. We established an IT Work Intake process that funnels all work requests into one backlog queue. Note these requests that are not bre…
I was fortunate to participate in a historic morning gathering last week at the White House! Industry-leading private sector CIOs discussed and shared their technology business management (TBM) best practices, approaches, and ideas with CIOs and technology leaders of federal agencies. The White House leader for strategic initiatives kicked off the morning by setting expectations […]
For all my good intentions, I was unable to restart my blog posts in the last year. My new role as the Senior Manager, Technology planning is not new anymore! The demand of my new job is significant and I worked very hard for this past year.
I posted earlier on “Where should IT sit in the reporting structure?” I did more research and found this very interesting paper: CIO Reporting Structure, Strategic Positioning, and Firm Performance: To Whom Should the CIO Report? The authors state that the reporting structure for a CIO depends on the strategic positioning of the firm. In […]