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.

Integrating 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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Product management using business architecture

As product designs and launches become more complicated and are executed at a quicker pace, product managers and business/enterprise architects need to work together more often to deliver products.

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Unlike the Staples Easy Button, there’s no GDPR Forget Button

The GDPR is here to stay. What are you doing to make sure your foundational data is accurate, updated, and protected?

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The evolution of the business architect

The way we interact with business is changing, from online to offline. Organizations are going through fundamental upheaval. At the heart of this change is the business architect.

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The impact of automation collapsing enterprise IT

The IT stack is collapsing, thanks to the latest innovation in IT and moving into a software-defined service-oriented architecture. What can happen as a result of the collapse is important for every company to understand, as the more...

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Tech Talk: Pricey iPhones, intent-based networks, GPS spoofing and smartwatches

Our panel looks at whether smartwatch makers blew it by not focusing on the enterprise, why intent-based networking is the next big thing, whether GPS spoofing is real, and how high is too high when it comes to iPhone prices.

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Getting your environment right

Devops applies not only to production environments, but new greenfield development projects as well. Without stable, highly automated development, testing, QA and staging environments, your delivery teams will be bogged down in major...

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Why CIOs must bet on enterprise cloud to boost digital business

Actionable vision, strategies, approaches and action plans CEOs and their CIO must urgently consider before they can hope to grow and prosper in the flourishing digital economy.

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