13 years, 8 months ago

97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know

This is an interesting book, it is the collective wisdom of four dozen or so software architects, interestingly only two of them are women. This is not a book about architectural methodology it quite literally provides 97 points that the contributors feel will make you a better architect. The contributors’ wisdom is delivered in neat […]

13 years, 8 months ago

Apps on TV? Ho hum.

Twitter was a buzz with Google TV yesterday, and of course, people were making comparisons to Apple TV, talking about apps the whole time. I watched the video on YouTube, and frankly, I didn’t see anything revolutionary. I saw a bunch of features that may cater to the tech crowd, but will largely go unused […]

13 years, 8 months ago

Integrated Governance

Is an approach to make your organization work better by creating a form of management that supports the various forms of governance and forms of planning. The literature review that you will be able to read by downloading the document from the provided link, deals with how Enterprise Architecture can enable an enterprise to achieve the […]

13 years, 8 months ago

Making Good Decisions

This is a first in what I hope will be a few blogs around the subject of architecture by influence. There are no shortage of people who are writing that enterprise architects can’t be successful unless they have some teeth, i.e. the ability to stop activities in their tracks that aren’t compliant with the architectural […]

13 years, 8 months ago

Get the Big EA Picture at Troux Directions 360

You need to deliver value now from your enterprise architecture and strategic IT planning programs. You need to collaborate with not only IT specialists but business managers and other planning disciplines within the enterprise. And you need to thi…

13 years, 8 months ago

Get the Big EA Picture at Troux Directions 360

You need to deliver value now from your enterprise architecture and strategic IT planning programs. You need to collaborate with not only IT specialists but business managers and other planning disciplines within the enterprise. And you need to thi…

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13 years, 8 months ago

Maintaining a Service Mentailty

On Twitter, Brenda Michelson of Elemental Links started a conversation with the question: Do #entarch frameworks enable or constrain practice of (value from) enterprise architecture? In my comments back to Brenda, it became clear to me that there’s a trap that many teams fall into, not just Enterprise Architecture, and that’s falling into an inward […]