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12 certifications for enterprise architects

Enterprise architect is a vital, growing role for aligning IT strategy with business goals. Whether you’re interested in cloud, applications, software or systems, an enterprise architecture certification can boost your career.

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Digital transformation using business architecture

Corporations investing in digital transformation must use enterprise and business architecture in the planning stages of their projects.

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The incumbent’s advantage

Digital transformation is scary, but it can be a bit less risky by maintaining and leveraging your organization's existing systems and exposing them in new, more engaging experiences.

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What is enterprise architecture? A framework for transformation

Enterprise architecture is the process by which organizations standardize and organize IT infrastructure to aligns with business goals. These strategies support digital transformation, IT growth and the modernization of IT as a...

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Agility and architecture

Agile practices are still maturing. To scale, they require an enterprise and business architecture framework in their organizations.

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Rewrite or rebuild? 5 legacy system upgrade considerations

Is a rewrite or a rebuild of legacy systems what's right for customers, budgets and time?

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Re-architecting IT for multicloud: 5 key steps

The task for CIOs is to define an all-inclusive IT architecture for on-premises and private/public cloud computing. Here are 5 steps to stay ahead of the game.

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7 compelling qualities of business and enterprise architects

Business and enterprise architects that excel have certain skill sets.

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Events: the low-hype plumbing reshaping large-scale commerce architecture

Event-related architecture, technology and commercials are all so appealing that now is absolutely the time to start adopting this style of architecture.

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What is TOGAF? An enterprise architecture methodology for business

TOGAF is an enterprise architecture framework that helps define business goals and align them with architecture objectives around enterprise software development.

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Reaching the APEX

Describing the enterprise as a pyramid helps reveal the breadth and depth the EA function and helps define the necessary structure for an effective practice.

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The art of measurement in enterprise and business architecture

The need for strategic and tactical measurements, how to have effective measurements in place that aren't limited to IT architecture and, three sources of KPIs lists for various industries.

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Enterprise architects as digital transformers

Enterprise architecture is critical to digital transformation. It can stop new business strategies from being realized or enable their realization.

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Form follows function

Should we even care about the “enterprise” and “business” architecture labels?

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The dark secrets of enterprise architecture

Architecture matters too much to entrust to a framework or methodology. But don’t worry: Not having a methodology isn’t a problem; it’s a liberation.

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Are your legacy systems living in the Jurassic Age?

Struggling to spark life into your legacy systems? Learn how a mindset change and an API approach can help.

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The possibilities and perils of platforms

There is a lot of buzz around the notion of platforms. This article communicates how platforms start with evaluating the organization's operating model to identify areas to expose one's firm as a platform. Once the business vision...

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Big Iron: How IBM Z mainframes fit in the digital age

Mainframe is on the rise as part of a modern multi-cloud approach to IT.

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