5 years, 10 months ago

Flying in the Cloud by the Seat of Our Pants

In the early days of aviation, when instruments were unreliable or non-existent, pilots often had to make judgments by instinct. This was known as “flying by the seat of your pants.” It was exciting, but error prone, and accidents were frequent. Today, enterprises are in that position with Cloud Computing. Continue reading

7 years, 6 months ago

The Cloud “Through a Glass, Darkly”

The ability to transform business is the most exciting feature of the Cloud phenomenon, but users currently see it “through a glass darkly,” and perhaps with a measure of faith and hope. More needs to be done to develop understanding of the business …

7 years, 7 months ago

Creation of a strategy for the consumption and management of Cloud Services in the TOGAF® Preliminary Phase

In a previous article, “Cloud Computing requires Enterprise Architecture and TOGAF 9 can show the way,” I described the need to define a strategy as an additional step in the TOGAF 9 Preliminary Phase. This article describes in more detail what could b…

7 years, 8 months ago

PODCAST: Cloud Computing panel forecasts transition phase for Enterprise Architecture

Listen to our recorded podcast on newly emerging Cloud models and their impact on business and government, or read the transcript. The podcast was recorded by Dana Gardner of Interarbor Solutions at The Open Group Conference, San Diego 2011. Continue r…