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Enterprise architecture in the age of cloud services

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This article shows how to use an enterprise architecture to specify requirements for public cloud service, using a hybrid software as a service (SaaS) example.
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Architecting Better Business Outcomes | Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit 2012

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The Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit brings technology research, enterprise IT architecture solutions and enterprise IT architecture and business and EA strategies to San Diego, Calif.
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Tech Bytes: Measuring Performance of Enterprise Architecture

Going by the premise, what is not measured does not get managed, it is important to identify the measurable objectives for the Architecture function itself, so that it is well managed and its contribution to the success of the organization is...
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Logica's SOA Strategy: Jessica Halo and the transformation of the Information System - YouTube

Follow our expert Jessica Halo in a journey deep into the heart of information systems and of the issues they now must face. In a few years, information syst...
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Why do I need an Architect? | Collaborative Blog

Why do I need an Architect? | Collaborative Blog | The Enterprise Architecture Daily | Scoop.it

This is a question that seems to come and go over time, like the ebb and flow of the tides. Everything is cyclical, and lately the cycle seems to be rising again.

 

How many times have you heard or been asked this question?  How would you answer it? What follows is not meant to be the over arching answer, just some food for thought based on a conversation with a client and my own (admittedly) biased viewpoints.

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What does an Enterprise Architecture Function do, and is Mine Broken? | Steve Nimmons

What does an Enterprise Architecture Function do, and is Mine Broken? | Steve Nimmons | The Enterprise Architecture Daily | Scoop.it

“Enterprise Architect Steve Nimmons presents an Operating Model for Enterprise Architecture and provides some simple guidance for fixing a broken EA Function. (What does an Enterprise Architecture Function do, and is Mine Broken?”

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Model-driven Support for Enterprise Architecture (in an Industrial Context)

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Hugo Brunelière talks today abut our work on the MDE + EA combination. Enter Hugo.
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How to Think Like an Enterprise Architect? ~ Future of CIO

How to Think Like an Enterprise Architect? ~ Future of CIO | The Enterprise Architecture Daily | Scoop.it
Enterprise Architecture is the discipline not just for Enterprise Architects, it's the thinking process every business leader should master; and it's the discipline every mature organization needs to practice.

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Enterprise Architecture is the discipline not just for Enterprise Architects, it's the thinking process every business leader should master; and it's the discipline every mature organization needs to practice.  


Not everyone should be an EA, neither everyone wants to be an EA,  but everyone can learn how to think like architect through: systematic thinking, system thinkingholistic thinking, critical thinking, creative thinking, analytics thinking, synthetic thinking, non-linear thinking, abstract thinkingwhole-brain thinking, positive thinking, etc...

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The “Answer” Is Always 42 : Tales of the Enterprise

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Thank you @Frederic Blondieau for reminded me this book that I read almost 20 years ago... "42 is always the answer"! Now, we know!!! :D


Another post dealing with complexity and our means to cope with it...

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The 5 'supertrends' of enterprise IT - ZDNet

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ZDNet The 5 'supertrends' of enterprise IT ZDNet In his latest book, The Agile Architecture Revolution: How Cloud Computing, REST-Based SOA, and Mobile Computing Are Changing Enterprise IT, Jason Bloomberg says we are entering an era when agile...
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Mike The Architect: TOGAF Demystification Series: Comparing TOGAF to Other Frameworks

Mike The Architect: TOGAF Demystification Series: Comparing TOGAF to Other Frameworks | The Enterprise Architecture Daily | Scoop.it
For the second post in the TOGAF Demystification series, let's tackle the common topic of TOGAF to other frameworks. Over the years I've heard the debates between passionate EA's and seen the seemingly endless posts on LinkedIn and blogs on...
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Les comparto uno de los blogs que más me gusta en arquitectura empresarial 

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A Pragmatic Approach to Enterprise Architecture | SYS-CON MEDIA

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SYS-CON Media, NJ, The world's leading i-technology media company on breaking technology news.
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All Effective Enterprise Architects Are Agile - Inside Architecture - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

All Effective Enterprise Architects Are Agile - Inside Architecture - Site Home - MSDN Blogs | The Enterprise Architecture Daily | Scoop.it

I explained to one of my clients recently that there is a perception of animosity between the Enterprise Architecture community and the Agile community.  Both sides make assumptions about the other, often assumptions that are simply unfair.  For example, many in the EA community think of “agile practices” as an opportunity to develop software without any architecture at all, while many in the agile software development community think of architecture as one of the “big design up front” guys who oppose their principles and practices.  Of course, it is not difficult to find people who fit those unfair descriptions, but I’d like to point out how these two viewpoints are similar.

I believe that effective Enterprise Architecture must be approached from an agile standpoint. 


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reflektis's curator insight, January 15, 2013 4:06 PM

Agile en enterprise architectuur hoort elkaar niet te bijten. Discussiestuk.

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Avoid this TOGAF Implementation Pitfall

This slideshare will discuss a common implementation problem with TOGAF in the organization.
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Choosing between SOAP and REST is not an easy decision - Top 10 most noteworthy enterprise IT architecture stories of the year

Choosing between SOAP and REST is not an easy decision - Top 10 most noteworthy enterprise IT architecture stories of the year | The Enterprise Architecture Daily | Scoop.it
Deciding between SOAP and REST Web services for enterprise IT architecture isn't simple because there are benefits and downsides to each.
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Emeric Nectoux's curator insight, January 13, 11:46 PM

10 short stories / IT architecture experiences shared. Good fast food for thought to get inspired if needed. 

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Twitter / ahier: I LOVE this @HIMSS infographic ...

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RT @cyberslate: +1 "@ahier: I LOVE this @HIMSS infographic "Realizing the Value of #HealthIT" http://t.co/kaPr30AeeF" #entarch
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Enterprise Architecture: Getting Organized For The New Year

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With the new year upon us, and the precept of resolutions in the air, it’s a good time to think about getting organized (personally, I cleaned out the attic). Hence a look at enterprise architecture.
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MDM in LED - completed

MDM in LED - completed | The Enterprise Architecture Daily | Scoop.it
Good article initiated by Henrik Liliendahl completed by the very good comment of John Owens. I decided to re-blog it in order to continue and complete it.
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Difference between Enterprise and Software Architecture is artificial

Difference between Enterprise and Software Architecture is artificial | The Enterprise Architecture Daily | Scoop.it
Every single Enterprise Architect I know is or use to be an IT guy. Most of them are saying they are responsible for creating or adjusting processes, policies, flow of information, resource managem...
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Hi Frederic, I read it and I must say I do not agree with the author... If you wish, you can see my comment on his post.<br>BR
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Information Architecture

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Thanks to a good post from Mike The Architect -  - called "What Is Information Architecture?", the idea to share and publish my experience on this domain did pop-up.To start with by giving you of b...
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Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools

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The famous annual review...

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Comparto el cuadrante de Gartner para las herramientas de Arquitectura Empresarial...en Octubre de 2013 @megasuite seguia siento el líder.

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Worst Methods for Enterprise Architecture - Jeffrey Blake - The Enterprise Architect

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Balanced Scorecard in 3 minutes

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Title/definition method Balanced Scorecard The basics The Balanced Scorecard is a strategic planning and management framework that is used to “to align business activities to the vision and strateg...
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What Exactly is Agile? Is Kanban Agile? - Forbes

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What Exactly Is Agile? Is Kanban Really Agile? Michael Sahota's interesting new book, An Agile Adoption and Transformation Survival Guide
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Worst Methods for Enterprise Architecture - Jeffrey Blake - The Enterprise Architect

On the opposite side of the spectrum, Burton outlined her baker’s dozen of “worst” enterprise architecture practices. The EA methods that Burton said muddied efforts and missed overall business returns are as follows:


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