Enterprise Architecture

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Make your CIO more relevant using business architecture

To succeed, CIOs need to focus more resources in communicating and building business architecture change maps that will involve business executives, business architects and obviously the CIO.

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9 warning signs of bad IT architecture

A sound IT architecture keeps your company’s technology strategy humming. From kludges to manual re-keying to redundant apps, these are the telltale indicators of an IT environment on the brink of collapse.

What you need to know about single sign-on

Single sign-on is an access control management method that is used to provide login access to various services using a central credentials management server. All other services that are integrated in the central auth server can then...

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APIs, ecosystems, and the democratization of machine intelligence

Machine intelligence is on the verge of being democratized. Business leaders should stop thinking of machine intelligence in theoretical terms and start thinking of it as a force ready to be embedded in countless aspects of daily...

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Why you need an enterprise architect

Large organizations are increasingly turning to enterprise architects to help bridge the divide between IT and the business and drive digital transformation.

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How to connect business strategy with project management

Making the connection between your business strategy and project management isn't easy, but it is necessary if projects are going to serve a purpose and meet inherent business needs. Here are some things you can do to make the...

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Aggregating with Apache Spark

Get an overview of threadless, multithreaded, and distributed aggregation using the Streams API, Java threads, and MapReduce, then see for yourself what Spark's cluster computing engine brings to the equation

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Why you need a systems reliability engineer

How can you make sure the software your company builds today will stand the test of time? Hire an SRE.

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Serverless computing: Freedom for devs at last

Strip away your infrastructure headaches with our clear-eyed guide to serverless and the public cloud and on-premises options fueling its possibilities

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Get your company ready for artificial intelligence

Companies need to resolve issues regarding data quality, ERP and business process improvement first, before implementing artificial intelligence solutions.

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OSGi at the UK's biggest science lab

Developers at Diamond Light Source set out to migrate a mission-critical, Java-based acquisition system to dynamic class loading. Here’s what they learned.

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What’s in your architecture?

Why the architecture has far-reaching effects and how to get it right before you invest in implementing it

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Airbnb open sources data-science-sharing platform

The knowledge-sharing framework, still in beta, is designed to bring the discipline of computer-code sharing to data analysis.

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IBM readies open standard for high performance interconnect

A consortium headed by IBM has inaugurated a new, faster standard for system interconnect, which will bring the next wave of system performance improvement. OpenCAPI, as the standard is called, will offer enterprise datacenter...

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Why every CIO needs to know that some APIs don’t matter

Your fate as CIO depends on an accurate understanding of APIs that matter.

Big Data Governance Storytelling

Beyond Acronyms: Humanizing big data and information governance through mindful storytelling

Six tips for effective data storytelling, as learned from work being done at the Navy.

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What not upgrading enterprise software could cost you

Given the rapid rate of innovation in the software field, the costs of obsolete systems are usually much higher than most people realize. The only way to know for sure is to estimate that cost.

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Why IT and marketing need to work together

For years, the IT and marketing departments have had a rocky relationship. As marketer's need to better understand the customer, it requires the investment and use of a significant amount of technology. It's time that the feud come to...

Innovation and the Failure of Enterprise Architecture

How did we get to this place where our products, processes, and systems resemble a Rube Goldberg-esque design? Who is responsible for the complexity in our environments?

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