role of enterprise architecture
From the Editor

EA in the Middle

November 15, 2015 George Paras 0

Despite the efforts of many EA advocates, there is still a recurring debate and lack of consensus across the wider IT and business communities on the scope and role of EA. Even among those who […]

agile development principles
Digital Transformation

Embrace Agile or Risk Falling Behind

November 15, 2015 Allen Brown 0

Alvin Toffler first predicted that the rate of technological change and progress was accelerating faster than people are ready for, or can handle, in his 1970 bestseller, Future Shock. Future shock, he argues, causes disorientation, […]

enterprise architecture and business analysis
Strategy & Planning

Combining EA with Business Analysis

November 15, 2015 Dr. Michelle Supper 0

IT has revolutionized the business world. Initially, an organization’s software is carefully selected, well-ordered, and fit for purpose, but as the years go by, the organization’s application holdings grow organically. Inevitably, its application landscapes become […]

simplifying enterprise architecture
Applications & Technology

Taking It Back to Simple

August 15, 2015 David Baldwin 0

Today’s ever changing businesses cannot wait until next year’s planning cycle to implement projects that impact revenue bottom lines. Large entities, such as the Air Force, are taking an exorbitant amount of time to change […]

maturing an ea program
From the Editor

Timing is Everything

August 15, 2015 George Paras 0

“Timing is everything” is as true in EA as it is in life. While mentoring EA professionals, I have seen many failures and lost opportunities because teams were not sensitive to timing. It is particularly […]

it enterprise architecture
Strategy & Planning

Seasons of Architecture

August 15, 2015 Mike Baker 0

During the time I led an IT enterprise architecture program for a large technology company, we developed an annual cycle of architecture activities. They naturally evolved into four seasons of activities that aligned with the […]