9 years, 1 month ago

Where is the value of OEA

In a room full of architects, if you were to ask for the definition of enterprise architecture, or the importance thereof,  you are likely to get a number of varying view points ranging from,  a complete analysis of the digital assets of an organizat…

9 years, 1 month ago

Growing Into Enterprise Architecture

I am writing this post as I am in an Enterprise Architecture class, specifically on the Oracle Enterprise Architecture Framework (OEAF).  I have been a long believer that SOA’s key strength is that it is the first IT approach that blends or unifies …

9 years, 1 month ago

Creating a Thesis Infrastructure

I am currently in the process of starting my thesis work. With my background in software engineering and software process improvement (SPI), I am aware of how crucially important configuration management is. When working one or more people on a source …

9 years, 1 month ago

Creating a Thesis Infrastructure

I am currently in the process of starting my thesis work. With my background in software engineering and software process improvement (SPI), I am aware of how crucially important configuration management is. When working one or more people on a source …

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9 years, 1 month ago

That Can Never Happen

Some of the most ominous words I hear from development teams.I will illustrate this with a rather contrived example – but one that I hope makes the point easily. No I am not advocating the writing of yet another date handler, but the problem is neatly …

9 years, 1 month ago

Agility and Architecture: Can they coexist?

Read an interesting article in the IEEE Software magazine with the above title:Link to the articleThe author discuss how there can be a balance between agile processes and enterprise architecture and recommend guidelines on how and where to apply them…

9 years, 1 month ago

OTN Arch2Arch Podcast

I recently took part in a panelist discussion about EA which was interesting in that it was not scripted, nor did we know the topic in advance.  Give it a listen, there are some good comments made and this is worth the 12 or so minuets for a listen. …

9 years, 2 months ago

Project NemFORM

The Danish Government Business Reference Model – FORM (in Danish) – is an overview of what the Danish public administration does, which services it provides, and which legislation that regulates these services. I have been ‘playing around’ with the dataset FORM makes up. In the blog menu, you will find links to pages about Project NemFORM.