Enterprise Architecture Awards 2016 — Enterprise Architecture As A Verb, Not A Noun

Forrester IT

In theory, enterprise architecture is a key capability to moving faster. This year's Enterprise Architecture Award winners show how. The exact quote from their submission is: "Humana believes enterprise architecture is primarily a verb, not a noun.". The 2016 Enterprise Architecture Award Winners. Enterprise ArchitectureForrester and InfoWorld set the theme for this year's awards as 'Speed and Responsiveness - And EA".

UK Oracle MD: companies repeating tangled architectures in cloud

Computer Weekly

Oracle’s UK, Ireland and Israel managing director, Dermot O’Kelly takes stock of Open World 2016 and urges CIOs not to reinvent on-premise “accidental architectures” in the cloud

Service Oriented Architecture and Security

Doctor Chaos

Written by Mike Oliver LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikeolivero4bo Website: [link] So what does Security, Cyber Crimes, Denial of Service, and other Security Concerns have to do with a Service Oriented Architecture? Does having a Service Oriented Architecture translate into having a more secure enterprise? Certainly having an Enterprise Architecture can translate into better security […].

Australian council removes costly bottleneck with traditional storage architecture

Computer Weekly

Redland City Council chose to return to a traditional storage architecture when it was struggling to get rates notices out in good time

Why Companies Do Need Enterprise Architecture at Downturn?

Doctor Chaos

Like a set of reference architectures, which in practice turn to be 80% different from architectures of previously deployed solutions or a […]. Written by Mike Oliver LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikeolivero4bo Website: [link] Take it or leave it, but often EA is often referred to as a lengthy initiative with very unclear and practically not very applicable results.

Create an Enterprise Architecture to Engage With “Things”

CEB IT

This article has been updated from the original, published on March 29, 2016, to reflect new events, conditions or research. The post Create an Enterprise Architecture to <span style="color: #000080;">Engage</span> With “Things” appeared first on Smarter With Gartner. Digital Business IT customer customer experience EA Enterprise architect enterprise architecture Internet of Things IoT

IT Enterprise Architecture: How EA Teams Can Support Business Transformation

CEB IT

As chart 1 shows, there are four main types of opportunity for aspiring enterprise architecture (EA) teams. Chart 1: Four types of opportunity for Enterprise Architecture Source: CEB analysis.

TechNet Augusta 2016: US Army Tactical Radios

CTOvision

The lower tactical Internet architecture is concerned about size, weight and power (SWaP) issues and future versions will reduce the weight the soldier must carry. ChrisScott. Tactical Radios.

Gaining Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Storage IO Blog

This includes Windows Servers 2016 supporting new deployment and consumption models (e.g. Not only are the support for those environments and platforms enhanced, so to are the management capabilities and interfaces from Powershell to Bash linux shell being part of WIndows 10 and Server 2016.

The Return on Business Architecture

IT Toolbox

In "What’s the ROI on Your Business Architecture Practice?" Daniel Lambert of IRIS stated that "for a while now for some kind of business case about Return on Investment (“ROI&rdquo

IT Enterprise Architecture: How to Become a Digital Strategy Consultant to the Business

CEB IT

This is certainly true of IT enterprise architecture (EA) teams, who have traditionally looked to describe the design of organizations – including processes, systems, reporting structures, and technology – and then use this understanding to help the IT function do its job more efficiently.

HPE demos memory-driven architecture for next-generation IT

Computer Weekly

HPE aims to push the limits of computing by moving the memory bottleneck it claims is limiting the performance of application software

The Return on Business Architecture (i)

IT Toolbox

It is only in the context of the wider Enterprise Architecture (EA), rather than that of Business Architecture, that we can properly evaluate the architecture ROI, since we need to determine the physical resources, available solely in the EA resource layers artefacts, to be able to determine the costs and the implementation effectivenesscontinuing.

The Enterprise Architecture process and artefacts (i)

IT Toolbox

The first EA iteration would deliver the one page enterprise business architecture In the set up phase the first modelling effort should be dedicated to the selection, design and documentation of the EA Framework.

Forrester's 2016 ECM Panel Survey Is Open - Call for Participation

Forrester IT

The survey will remain open until end of day Monday August 1, 2016. ECM EFSS Enterprise Architecture Enterprise Content Management Information governance enterprise file sync and shareForrester's survey for ECM decision-makers is open, and we're looking for your participation! Take this opportunity to provide your perspectives on the key vendors, the challenges, and the opportunities you see in this technology market.

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Understanding DPK in PeopleTools 8.55 Cloud Architecture

IT Toolbox

In the last post, Understanding The PeopleSoft Cloud Architecture, I discussed the basic high level overview of the PCA. One of the key features of the PCA is the ability to automatically deploy the PeopleTools and PeopleSoft Application layers automatically. This is accomplished using what is known as the Deployment Package Kits or DPK along with the Application Configuration Manager (ACM

Forrester's Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: 2017-2021

Forrester IT

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What is the Design Thinking relation to Enterprise Architecture

IT Toolbox

There is plenty of talk of Enterprise Architecture (EA) and Design Thinking (DT), but how do they relate? Since Design Thinking is defined in the enterprise context and hence in the scope of Enterprise Architecture, to avoid specularion, we'd better clarify their relation to each other. DT is the design of an optimised human interaction with the enterprise. DT enables

The Enterprise Architecture process and artefacts (ii)

IT Toolbox

document the key "to dos" in one page and you have the strategic directions

Enterprise Architecture boards and key EA artefacts

IT Toolbox

The business case will help you sell the EA to the enterprise in the financial terms that business can understand

The Return on Business Architecture (ii)

IT Toolbox

continuing. EA though, not only returns its own operational ROI, but may increase the ROI of any subsequent transformation, as long as it is maintained. Typically, an enterprise transformation realises a business strategy. But a transformation is not necessarily enabled by EA. In fact, most

Moving Toward a Framework for Resilient Cybersecurity: Expanding to a Hybrid Security Architecture

CTOvision

Hybrid architectures are a reality in today’s complex enterprise environments. Dan Cybulski. This post was written by Cognitio and sponsored by Verisign.

The Enterprise Architecture and Debt, Design Thinking and Digital evolution (iv)

IT Toolbox

Reduce the architecture debt, do Design Thinking in the EA context

CMA Hosts Federal Cybersecurity Solutions Reference Architecture Meeting

CTOvision

Creating the GWACsolutions COE Cybersecurity Reference Architecture. The GWACsolutions Cybersecurity Reference Architecture is intended to be a continuous work-in-progress. For more information on the GWACsolutions Cybersecurity Reference Architecture, or want to learn how to participate in this program – contact John Frey: jfrey@cmai.com. Katie Kennedy.

Understanding the PeopleSoft Cloud Architecture in PeopleTools 8.55

IT Toolbox

Now Oracle introduces even more features and changes including the PeopleSoft Cloud Architecture here is a lot of excitement in the PeopleSoft user community along with some uncertainty surrounding PeopleTools 8.55. Many customers have recently upgraded to PeopleSoft 9.2 on PeopleTools 8.54 and are just getting used to the Selective Adoption model.

VMworld 2016: VMware pushes hybrid cloud and SDDC with new Cross-Cloud Architecture

Tech Republic Data Center

VMware recently demoed its new Cloud Foundation platform and Cross-Cloud services that it says will help make it easier for customers to build a unified, hybrid cloud

Ushering in the Next Generation Information Architecture

CIO Dashboard

Most of the time, we can attribute this challenge directly to the old fashioned and rigid information architecture foundation that companies have built over the years to enable their data and analytics capabilities. A Next Generation Information Architecture has four key characteristics.

Happy 20th Birthday Microsoft Windows Server, get ready for Windows Server 2016

Storage IO Blog

Happy 20th Birthday Microsoft Windows Server, get ready for Windows Server 2016 August 3, 2016 – 1:48 pm Print Friendly Version of this pagePrint Get a PDF version of this webpagePDF Happy 20th Birthday Windows Server, ready for Server 2016? The post Happy 20th Birthday Microsoft Windows Server, get ready for Windows Server 2016 appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Arizona Technology Council Holds Cybersecurity Summit 5 May 2016: Roger Hockenberry Keynotes

CTOvision

Prior to this, Mr. Hockenberry served with the CIO to help create and realize the community cloud capabilities, future desktop and field architecture, large data initiatives and served as Chief of Cyber Defense. Thursday May 5, 2016. Katie Kennedy.

Are Business Architecture Guild's Reference Models good old process maps? (i)

IT Toolbox

The Business Architecture Guild's (BAG) reference models as published by IRIS.

The Business Model as an Enterprise Architecture view

IT Toolbox

continuing. A Business Model expressed as a Value Chain (VC) shows the sequence of top processes that add to the VC Margin and accumulate cost at each stage of the chain. Different Business Models for similar types

Enterprise Architecture boards and key EA artefacts and process

IT Toolbox

The business case will help you sell the EA to the enterprise in the financial terms that business can understand

The Business Model represented as an Enterprise Architecture view

IT Toolbox

continuing. A Business Model expressed as a Value Chain would show the sequence of high level processes that add to the margin and accumulate cost at each stage of the chain. Two different Business Models

Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events

Storage IO Blog

Here is the updated Server StorageIO fall 2016 webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged server, storage, I/O network, performance and data protection among other topics. The post Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Open Source or Open Architecture? Big Data Needs Both

Data Center Knowledge

Big Data platforms are growing more popular by the day. However, it is important to keep in mind that we're early in the lifecycle of this technology, and tomorrow's platforms could look dramatically different from what we have today. Read More. Industry Perspectives