Are your IT investments not generating expected returns, or sufficient value to the business? Do you need a more effective business-to-IT alignment strategy? Do you need to get your enterprise technology silos under control? Your best solution may lie in a robust Enterprise Architecture (EA) capability that will enable you to more effectively realize your [...]
IT architecture patterns. Design patterns. Heard of them? Use them? Back in the mid-1990s one of the hottest topics in the IT profession was the book, Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software, written by a group of authors who came to be known as the Gang of Four (GofF). Almost immediately, this book, by [...]
It’s so interesting to watch the technology sideshows that go on constantly – sometimes humorous and entertaining, but insignificant. And at other times heralding very significant shifts in the industry, and those who respond early – as early adopters or investors – benefit from their foresight. So here’s an interesting little tidbit that recently came [...]
Enterprise Architecture (EA) is continuing to mature as a crucial contributor to the business and in its ability to demonstrate that its scope and contribution goes beyond technology. When leveraged properly EA is a strategic enabler of business growth and success. To ensure that EA is leveraged effectively, EA’s governance must be an integrated component [...]
Data Services has been an increasingly hot topic over the past few months, and for good reason. Data Services are a key to enterprise-enabling the information provided by an Enterprise Information Management (EIM) function. And, providing data as a service is an effective strategy for introducing the benefits of a service oriented architecture.