The Evolution of Enterprise Architecture

CEB IT

For today's enterprise architectur e (EA), this same pattern is inspiring architects and technology innovation leaders to design and deliver new operating models, with business outcomes now at center stage. New business models will bring together new customers, services and experiences, but this isn’t possible without business architecture to help design and shape the execution. The post The Evolution of Enterprise Architecture appeared first on Smarter With Gartner.

Data-Centric Security and Zero Trust Architecture:

CTOvision

It’s been nearly ten years since John Kindervag first published a paper recommending what he called the “zero trust” model of information security. The time had come, he announced, to abandon the idea of unbreakable network perimeters, and to deal with the reality that intruders will inevitably find their way into protected networks. In the […]. Cyber Security Disruptive IT information technology National security

An interview with Robert Fink, Architect of Foundry, Palantir’s open data platform Part One: Open Data Architectures

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Big Data and Analytics CTO Cyber Security News Tech Careers PalantirEditor’s note: This post is the first of a series of three capturing the result of recent interview/discussions I had with Robert Fink of Palantir. The conversation was wide ranging, hitting on topics of design, development environments and a bit on the philosophy of enterprise tech. Several common themes emerged in those topic areas, including […].

IT Enterprise Architecture: Provide Data Support to the Select Few, Not the Many

CEB IT

Many IT teams across different industries and parts of the world have focused a lot of their time and resources recently on answering calls from the rest of the business to provide more accessible, higher quality data.

Five Ways to Advance your Career with Modern Data Architecture

The Investing Edge

If you’re one of the 75 million drivers covered by the largest US roadside services provider you may experience the real value of “big data” when your tow truck arrives promptly to swap your tire or fill your tank. P ossible tools: Qlik, Tableau, Good Data, Splunk, Loggly.

Review Lessons Learned in Big Data 21 May: SAS and Apache Hadoop Architecture Review

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Analysts are able to leverage comprehensive enterprise data stores by use of familiar interfaces and methods and with the well engineered SAS and Hadoop architecture can dramatically improve their results for mission.

IT Enterprise Architecture: How to Engage Business Partners and Enhance Digital Innovation

CEB IT

The firm’s enterprise architecture (EA) team – whose main task is to describe and document the design of organizations, including processes, systems, reporting structures, and technology – is often well placed to help business partners navigate opportunities for digital innovation.

Understanding Big Data Architecture - Part 1

IT Toolbox

Part 1: Basic Big Data

All Companies Who Interact With European Citizens Must Check Architecture For Compliance With New Data Rules

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The European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years. Any company that holds data on EU citizens must comply. Big Data CTO Cyber Security Government NewsThis is not just important for firms that operate in Europe, but any firm that interacts with European citizens. The new rules were approved […].

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.

Understanding Big Data Architecture - Part 5

IT Toolbox

Part 5: The Big Data Appliance

Cloud-Based Data Lakes: Healthcare Enterprise Architecture Zones

Perficient - Digital Transformation

While there are many reasons to push data integration projects forward, healthcare organizations are often held back from using their data by incompatible formats, limitations of databases and systems, and the inability to combine data from multiple sources. Raw Data Zone.

Understanding Big Data Architecture - Part 3

IT Toolbox

Part 3: Data in Motion

Understanding Big Data Architecture - Part 4

IT Toolbox

Part 4: Integrating Big Data into IT

Agile Mindsets: Don't try to get a perfect architecture; Plan to get it wrong

Social, Agile and Transformation

I still find teams that have adopted scrum and other agile practices, but still strive for perfection when trying to conceive architectures and implementation plans. agile planning agile software development cloud computing data management DevOps innovation it management software development software qaSome will also try to think through every edge case to ensure that designs are fully future-proofed. This is an unrealistic proposition for most teams and people.

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Using Object-based Storage to Replace File-Based NAS Architectures

Data Center Knowledge

Object-Based Storage is an architecture that manages data as objects as opposed to traditional block- or file-based approaches, and is a viable option for storing unstructured data at petabyte scale. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture

Storage IO Blog

Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture Dell EMC today announced with a tag line IT Unbound their new PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture slated for general availability September 21, 2018.

21 May Webinar Examines Architectural Best Practices For SAS and Apache Hadoop

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on 21 May at 1pm, CTOvision publisher Bob Gourley will host a webinar SAS engineers in an overview of architectural best practices for SAS and Hadoop. This webinar will examine lessons learned, best practices and concepts of operation designed to help you make the most of your data. For more information and to sign up see: SAS and Apache Hadoop For Government: Bringing the power of user-focused business analytics to big data. By Bob Gourley.

21 May Webinar: SAS and Apache Hadoop Architecture Review

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Register now for our 21 May webinar with SAS focusing on architecture and design patterns for optimizing SAS and Hadoop. SAS Business Analytics software is focused on delivering actionable value from enterprise data holdings. This remains true in the age of Hadoop, where SAS has brought the power of user-focused Business analytics to Big Data. Bob will be joined by one of SAS's leading big data architects for a dive into the architecture of this mission-focused approach.

Facebook Launches Iowa Data Center With Entirely New Network Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

Breaks massive server clusters into smaller pods, creates building-wide network fabric Read More. Facebook Featured Iowa Networking

Understanding Big Data Architecture - Part 2

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Part 2: Static Big Data

Couchbase Rethinks NoSQL Database Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

Big Data Featured New multi-dimensional scaling approach puts each core database task on separate infrastructure Read More.

Forrester’s First-Ever Data Strategy & Insights Forum Don’t Miss It!

Forrester IT

Today, business users need trusted data fast to make better business decisions, while BT wants to lower costs, minimize complexity, and improve efficiency. In addition, the proliferation of data, and explosion of new data sources such as social media, IoT and mobile further aggravates the issue. Poorly integrated business data often leads to poor business […].

DARPA explores new computer architectures to fix security between systems

Network World

Air-gapping, used often now, is the practice of physically isolating data-storing computers from other systems, computers, and networks. However, many say air-gapping is no longer practical, as the cloud and internet takes a hold of massive swaths of data and communications. Solutions are needed to replace the archaic air-gapping of computers used to isolate and protect sensitive defense information, the U.S. Government has decided.

Bring More Analysis to Your Data: learn key architecture lessons learned over breakfast in Tysons Corner VA

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Leading organizations are changing the way they think about data with an enterprise data hub and driving everyday decisions and actions, from fraud prevention to insider threat analysis to exploratory analytics, with new information and new insights. Transform your organization with an enterprise data hub and make your data a core asset in meeting your agency mission. The following is from Cloudera: Bring More Analysis to Your Data. By Bob Gourley.

Accelerated PCAP: An Architecture for Precision Packet Capture and Analysis on High-­?Speed Networks

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speed network fabrics, leading to large amounts of dropped packet data and imprecise collections. Using programmable logic and open source software deployed on commodity servers, a novel architecture can be conceived that can meet the demands of PCAP on high-­?speed By Charles Hall.

Redefining System Architecture with Data at the Core

Data Center Knowledge

What todays IT teams need is a modern system architecture that has data at its core. To meet the new demands of business, IT can no longer count on the tried and true, writes Momchil Michailov of Sanbolic. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Is Your Data Strategy Ready To Keep Up?

Forrester IT

I remember a few years ago when, as enterprise architects, we sat around in the office of the VP of architecture and planned our data strategy on the whiteboard. Enterprise data model? The dreaded data governance plan?

SC13 News: Micron Develops Parallel Processing Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

High Performance Computing announcements this week from vendors at the Supercomputing Conference in Denver highlight a new parallel processing architecture from Micron, and customer wins from DataDirect Networks and SGI. HPC SGI Storage data direct networks micron

IBM and DESY Develop Big Data Architecture For Science

Data Center Knowledge

Large particle accelerator operator DESY collaborates with IBM to handle the flood of data generated from x-rays with atomic resolution. Big Data IBM Read More.

Ushering in the Next Generation Information Architecture

CIO Dashboard

Capturing all available, relevant information and transitioning it into insights to drive business value continues to be a major challenge—even for companies that consider data and analytics as the lifeblood of their growth agendas. Big DataGuest post by Oliver Halter and Ritesh Ramesh.

Why We Need Cloud Integration Architecture

CIO Dashboard

This reminds me of the “best of breed” systems architecture problem in which an organization chooses to select the best application software for each of its business functions but is also saddled with integrating each of them together (often a tedious, custom project in itself).

How to Assess Your Technical Architecture

CIO Dashboard

I need to identify gaps in the current state architecture as well as think about future state technical capabilities. One minute I need to focus on the web services that need to be developed as part of the future state architecture. Is the Architecture Complete?

Architecture Matters in Big Data Modernization: See why in our examination of the Cloudera and Intel partnership

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CTOlabs.com , the research arm of CTOvision.com , produced a White Paper for the federal technology community titled: Enhancing Functionality and Security of Enterprise Data Holdings: Examining new, mission-enabling design patterns made possible by the Cloudera-Intel partnership. Analysis Big Data CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC

Who Needs a Current State Technology Architecture?

CIO Dashboard

Collecting information about your current technology architecture is a major pain, so why bother? Is it just a waste of time or is it another enterprise architecture myth ? Characteristics of a Current State Technology Architecture.