Enterprise Architecture

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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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The importance of integrating legacy enterprises

In the digital age, the ability to integrate data, applications and process becomes critical – and the ability to integrate at will becomes a competitive advantage.

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TOGAF and defining a digital vision

Embracing The Open Group Architecture Framework allows architects and organizations to adopt additional or fewer steps to match the culture and approaches required within the firm. Just don’t expect a tight, holistic view to come out...

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How to set your priorities using architecture

Six business and enterprise architecture methods that should help you answer which one of your numerous initiatives should be delivered first – and which one should not make it into your priority’s list at all.

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Unmasking the BRM’s role in enterprise architecture

Using enterprise architecture to connect business and technology strategies. Harden your operating models.

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The enterprise architecture paradox

When done properly, EA can be instrumental to unlocking the value in all initiatives—digital or otherwise.

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Why enterprise architecture maximizes organizational value

Increase agility, reduce solution delivery time and create a shared vision using the patterns of enterprise 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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The death of long-term IT planning

A CompTIA survey found that only 34 percent of companies currently develop an IT architecture plan beyond a 12-month window. That's not necessarily a bad thing. Knowing what mountain to climb is important, but so is staying flexible...

New realities require new architecture

How organizations can use new, agile and innovative-driven architecture to successfully stay among the best in their industries.

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Sherlock Holmes – the original enterprise architect?

Sherlock Holmes had a keen ability to see minute details often overlooked by other investigators, but also possessed a unique capability to stitch together clues and apply context to arrive at the correct answers that eluded others.

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Got SD-WAN?

SD-WAN offers multi-cloud enablement, improved network performance, centralized control and cost rationalization opportunities for the forward-thinking CIO. The sector is in a state of flux and the ‘Goliaths’ (Cisco, VMware) with...

Establishing business architecture standards: an industry imperative

The advantages that standardization provides to consumers and practitioners apply to the discipline of business architecture.

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The 6 keys to Matson's global digital transformation

Matson Inc.'s IT consolidation and digital transformation efforts have created massive efficiencies. An effort made possible thanks to six crucial elements.

Optimize your customer journeys using personas and business architecture

The use of personas has been a maturing customer-centric methodology in marketing, but under utilized elsewhere. Yet, the use of personas throughout customer digital journeys from beginning to end is now possible using the discipline...

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Playing to win with enterprise technology

No matter what industry you’re in, enterprise organizations across the map are eyeing the most efficient, best of breed tools to power their workforces. When it comes to do-it-all platforms, however, don't believe the hype.

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Anatomy of an IT strategic plan in the era of digital disruption

To effectively support today’s IT-informed business strategies, CIOs must embrace new approaches to IT strategic planning that are more business-driven, flexible, and frequently revisited than in years past.

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IoT architecture: To run on the cloud or not?

Industry experts expect the Internet of Things to generate about 44 trillion gigabytes of additional data worldwide by 2020. Which drives us to the central question: What is the best technology architecture to adopt to plan for this...

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