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The world of architecture is changing!

Focus on developing skills in building complex anti-fragile architecture.
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Iasa goes mobile

With the move to a new membership and community platform, Iasa web properties have been updated for use with tablets and phones.
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Is Agile Headed for a Backlash

Is agile failing as it succeeds?
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Interview with Roger Stoffers, Enterprise Architect at the Volksbank

Stop talking about them (the business) and us (IT); there is only us!
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Interview with Giarte CEO, Marco Gianotten

Outcomes are the impact on Human Beings!
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Interview with Evidology CTO Rupert Brown

Great education in this interview with the CTO of Evidology, Rupert Brown.
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Interview with Naturgy Miguel Ángel Rojas

Miguel explains how he sees digital transformation and the role of architecture.
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Interview with Azure Chief Architect and CITA-P Dennis Mulder

Check out the value story in achieving the CITA-Professional designation.
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What is ITABoK?

Paul Preiss talks about the ITABoK.
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Software systems Architecture with Nick Rozanski

Nick Rozanski, a Solution Architect at Vitruvius Consulting Ltd, talks about Software systems architecture.
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Should IT Architecture be regulated?

This time Paul Preiss discusses the risks and advantages of a regulated industry.
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Title of the Profession

It's fairly obvious that there are holes in the understanding of what an architect is (or the overarching concept of technology architecture is altogether) among clients of architects.
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Architecture and Digital Innovation Don’t Happen at a Desk

Get your EA team out of their cubicles and start transforming your enterprise.
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Understanding Identity and Trust in a Cognitive IoT World

We will need a much more robust Identity solution than the ones we currently have.
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Why Frameworks Aren’t a Body of Knowledge

If treated as a framework, the ITABoK should be considered a people framework and not a process or artifact framework.
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Connecting Business Architecture to Solution Architecture

Many organizations treat solution architecture as a application development or project delivery role. The reality however is much more complex.
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Open Source is Enterprise Ready

Moving from Time Telling to Clock Building
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Ethical Rules for Failed Projects

What is the ethical response to a project going off the rails?
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Enterprise Architects and Digital Investment Management

Today’s Enterprise Architects (EAs) must do more than simply define and enforce technology standards
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Architecture Is A Who Not A What

To be successful in any type of architecture initiative remember that a great architecture is a who and not a what.
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One of My Capabilities – Risk Management

Risk management is a critical aspect to architecture practice
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A Tale of Two Clouds

An Architectural feature comparison of the two most prevalent public clouds, Amazon Web Services and Windows Azure.
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Design? Security and Privacy? YAGNI

Avoiding unnecessary complexity and unneeded features are good ideas at first glance. The problem is determining what is unnecessary and unneeded.
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Not all technical debt should be treated equally

The problem is how to measure technical debt and focusing on the right kind of technical debt
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Software Architect Career and Role

Understanding a software and solution architecture design process is critical to the role.
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Bumper Sticker Philosophy

YAGNI: You Ain't Gonna Need It.
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Interview with Jason Bloomberg

Our very own Paul Preiss sits down for an in-depth interview with Jason Bloomberg, CEO of Intellyx.
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Dealing with “Technical Debt”

Pay the interest or pay down the principal?
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Architecturally Significant Requirements

So what exactly are 'relevant' requirements? There are three primary types of requirements which will be important to your architecture design decisions.
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Ethical Dilemma’s for Software Architects

The ethics of software architecture are comprised of a series of responses to regulatory and other formal requirements.
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Ethical Question – who owns my blog

Blogs are interesting. Over time they develop readers and followers. That is a double edged sword you have to be aware of. In fact they bring up a lot of questions around the edges of morality and ethics…
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Domain-Driven Design

Architecting and designing Mission-Critical and Core-Domain enterprise applications.
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Architecture Description Really Matters

The architecture description is the end product of an architecture development process, and it is the ultimately visible representation of architecture.
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Align Business and IT using a Business Model Canvas

This session will be of benefit to people who are involved with Architecture, IT delivery and Business Analysis.
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How Good is Your Business Architecture?

Business architects are uniquely placed in the business and are equipped with the right tools and models to excel at troubleshooting and diagnostics.
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“Not my Way” is not the same as “Wrong”

Having the maturity to keep your ego out of it makes it more likely to succeed
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Dependency Management is Risk Management

How well-managed are your dependencies?
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Creating Enterprise Value from Business Architecture

Understand how you can lead your enterprise towards its vision by planning for key Business Capabilities that will get you there
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A Study of Innovation

Phil Wheat and his innovative shopping cart technology that will revolutionize the retail industry.
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Don’t Back Into Architecture

One can enter by virtue of lots of IT experience, but sooner or later that person will hit the wall as the challenges and expectations of the position set in.
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Four Steps to Creating an Effective Open Source Policy

A policy is a set of rules and guidelines for using and managing OSS in your organization.
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