7 years, 11 months ago

“Making Standards Work®”

When The Open Group develops a new standard, we take an end-to-end view of the ecosystem all the way through from customer requirements, developing consensus standards to certification and procurement. We aim to deliver standards that meet a need in th…

8 years, 23 days ago

Navigating through the Complexities of Architectures

A common challenge among architects and architecture organizations is the challenge of properly understanding the landscape of architecture assets within and external to the enterprise. With all the different definitions, hierarchy and levels of abstraction it can be difficult to…

8 years, 1 month ago

Open Group conference next week focuses on role and impact of enterprise architecture amid shifting sands for IT and business

The Open Group Conference, San Diego: I’ve found these conferences over the past five years an invaluable venue for meeting and collaborating with CIOs, enterprise architects, standards stewards and thought leaders on enterprise issues. It’s one of the few times when the mix of technology, governance and business interests mingle well for mutual benefit. Continue reading

8 years, 2 months ago

IT: The professionals

Business decision makers aren’t interested in the details, but they want to know important IT decisions being made in their business are in the hands of true professionals. Certification verifies the qualities and skills IT executives have with regards to the effective deployment, implementation and operation of IT solutions. Continue reading

8 years, 3 months ago

The Trusted Technology Forum: Best practices for securing the global technology supply chain

Supply chain risk needs focus to be able to address the concern. If everything is “a supply chain risk,” then we can’t focus our efforts and hone in on a reasonable, achievable, practical and implementable set of practices that can lead to better supply chain practices for all, and a higher degree of confidence among purchasers. Continue reading

8 years, 4 months ago

Book Review: Troux Enterprise Architecture Solutions

I recently picked up a copy of Troux Enterprise Architecture Solutions by Richard Reese. I have worked with Troux in a variety of capacities in the past along with stacking them up with the other large Enterprise Architecture Tool vendors….