Okay quick question, assuming I have any readers left after my far-too-long hiatus.
Assume that the middle box–labeled "Translation"–is EA.
With no explanation from me, what does this graphic mean to you?
What do you think it says that you would agree with?
What does it say that you would dispute?
For the past several weeks, we’ve been working on creating a viewpoint of our future-state architecture that enables a greater degree of low-hurdle innovation with technology than we currently enable. The goal is to enable anyone across the globe, inside of the organization or out, to make use of public information we provide to [...]
I’m sitting in a session at the Gartner EA Summit entitled “Security Architecture Best Practices.” I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t pay enough attention to the Security side of Enterprise Architecture, which is why I am in this session and plan on attending another complementary session tomorrow. I am [...]
…and I’ll charge you an arm and a leg to make it better. Looks like IBM is starting up a dysfunctional SOA practice. Not surprising really. Consider this quote: “Some organizations may not be happy with their service oriented architectures (SOAs). They may have “unhealthy” SOAs as a consequence of partnering with inexperienced [...]
From December 3-7, Gartner will be holding two back-to-back summits on Application Architecture, Development and Integration and Enterprise Architecture at the Rio in Last Vegas. It looks to be a informative week with some valuable sessions and insight. Todd Biske will be there in two panel discussions and I am [...]
Last week, Jean-Jacques Dubray published an article on InfoQ regarding Microsoft’s recent announcement of Oslo, a strategy designed to “…take composite applications to the mainstream.” Rather than revolving around a single product, Oslo sets strategic direction for Visual Studio, BizTalk, the .Net Framework, Microsoft System Center and a new product called BizTalk Services. On a side [...]
Back in September, I published a couple of excerpts from an internal paper I wrote on Composite Applications (you can read them here, here and here). At the end of my second post, (which I probably should have broken up into 2-3 posts at least) I discussed the four types of [...]
I’ve worked for organizations where IT moves too fast (and thus wastes money and alienates customers) and others where IT moves too slow (and thus the customers go around IT as much as possible). I’ve also worked in places where IT does both, often in the same day.
This week, I have the pleasure of [...]
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