The importance of risk management to the practicing architect. The development of a deeply ingrained body of capabilities may be the only thing standing between your team and failure.
Cloud Based Software as a Service (SaaS) – A Cost Reduction Strategy or a Source of Strategic Advantage?
Explores the pro's and con's and some of the practical drivers of putting SaaS in your Enterprise Architecture strategy. Uses Google Apps + Salesforce.com as an example.
By Donald Jess This value proposition and required capabilities can be identified using the Strategic Capability Networks. The capabilities must be in alignment with a consistent Enterprise Operations Model with regard to the extent of business process integration and standardization. Capabilities execution is enabled by a portfolio of underlying enabling services. The capability the enabling
By Paul T. Preiss “Who in the world am I? Ah that’s the great puzzle” Lewis Carroll – Alice in Wonderland A December 2013 article by Joe McKendrick on ZDNet “What Employers Want from Enterprise Architects” focuses on the Enterprise Architect role for businesses. The article cites an increasing demand for talented Enterprise Architects supported
Data Is Everywhere The digitization of the world has fueled unprecedented growth in data, much of it driven by the global explosion of mobile data sources and the Internet of Things (IoT). Each day, more devices—from smartphones to cars to electric grids—are being connected and interconnected. It is safe to predict that within the next
By: Cesar De la Torre Llorente Iasa is proud to introduce Cesar De la Torre Llorente, from Microsoft, to present at the Microsoft Civica on September 18, 2014 on Domain-Driven Design: Architecting and designing Mission-Critical and Core-Domain enterprise applications.
Our very own Paul Preiss, sits down for an in-depth interview with Gabriel Morgan the Director of Enterprise Architect and Strategic Planning at REI. Paul Preiss: The thing I'd like to focus on today, Gabriel, is your role and vision as a Director of Enterprise Architect and Strategic Planning at REI, with that being such
By Gabriel Morgan Realizing an enterprise architecture plan has a lot to do with establishing the right kind of “Architecture System” in your organization. Every company is different, so I don’t want to make the following sound as if it’s a law of nature. Rather, I thought I would share how we’re approaching this issue
By: Board of Education Description: Business valuation of technology is the process of systematic assessment of tangible and intangible value anticipated and arising from investments in information technology. It is the capability of determining how and when to invest in particular technology directions and how to manage the overall portfolio of technology investments. Business valuation
By Hui Zhu Anti-virus and Patch Management It was a beautiful sunny morning. As usual, I got to the office at 8:00AM. I made a cup of coffee to warm myself up as a good start of another busy day, and waded through the flood of email that had accumulated last night. Suddenly, an email from