CEOs Own Software Competency — And The Structure Of Innovation Delivery

Forrester IT

World-class innovation delivery requires weaving together three foundational realities: “Software is eating the world.” Marc Andreessen famously said this in a 2011 essay in The Wall Street Journal. It was true then, and it’s all the more true today.

Beyond microservices; Software architecture driven by machine learning

Social, Agile and Transformation

It's not a question of if, it's a question of when and how AI and machine learning will change our programming and software development paradigms. A full stack developer elects to build a three-tiered web architecture using an MVC framework. AI big data data management innovation IOT software developmentToday's coding models are based on data storage, business logic, services, UX, and presentation.

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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.

Software Architecture Conference, March 16-19, 2015 Boston, MA (20% Discount Code)

CTOvision

The O''Reilly Software Architecture Conference is a new event designed to provide the in-depth professional training that software architects and people working on software architecture need to support the success of their businesses. By Bob Gourley.

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Three Perspectives of Software Architecture

Future of CIO

Software Architecture intuitively denotes the high level structures of a software system. Software architecture is not a solution in itself, but rather a component of the overall business objective. Here are some perspectives of the software architecture.

3D XPoint et al to force architecture and software changes

Computer Weekly

New solid state technologies such as 3D XPoint will be a second tier of memory, bringing change to hardware architectures and software to be rewritten, says SNIA solid state group chair

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12 Warning Signs of Bad Application Architecture

Social, Agile and Transformation

At a #CIOChat this weekend we were asked about warning signs for bad architecture. Here was my quick response capturing just a tweet-sized summary of architecture that "smells bad" - Too slow making biz needs. cio cloud computing it management software development software qaToo difficult/complex to explain to new technologists. Lack of defined integration process (closed system). Can’t be deployed to the cloud. Performance or stability issues. #.

Why use a Reference Architecture?

IT Toolbox

A reference architecture describes the different kinds of technologies that are involved in a piece of software and how they relate to one another. It is an important technical template to establish if you want to have control over the selection of technology that goes into your software product. If this sounds like a bunch of management mumbo-jumbo, let me give you 3 reasons

Micro UIs: Microservices Are Visual, Too

Forrester IT

To make your architecture and design patterns stronger, separate the two. Stop Conflating Microservices With APIs Too often in client conversations, Forrester hears the terms “microservice” and “API” used interchangeably.

Challenges, Lessons Learned, and Strategies for Modernizing Software

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can manage the same challenges.

The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference Call for Participation

CTOvision

Friends at O’Reilly Media have just alerted me to a call for participation in the O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference, which will be held 17-19 March in Boston MA (see: [link] ). More info is below: The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference Call for Participation. It is one of the few events focusing on leadership and what it takes to be a software architect. New architectural styles. Integration architecture.

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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The Realities of Rural 5G Deployment in the US

Forrester IT

Early last week, Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third mega-carrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me.

Why Temenos’ Acquisition Of A Small AI Software Vendor Is Relevant Beyond The Size Of Its Business

Forrester IT

Temenos has announced that it has acquired Logical Glue, a small vendor of financial-services-specific AI software covering use cases like credit scoring and underwriting. While Logical Glue has been successful on its own, Temenos has not acquired the firm because of the size of its business: Temenos is positioning the acquired software capabilities as an […].

Nutanix Granted Patent for Its Software-Defined Storage Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

Nutanix is granted a patent for its storage architecture for virtualized data centers, Nimble Storage advances its Infosight analytics with new forensic capabilities, and Avere Systems launches the FXT 4800 edge filer for enterprise storage. Storage avere systems nimble storage nutanix

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?

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).

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

What Is The Most Important Part of Architecture?

Cloud Musings

I always find it interesting to hear what people view architecture as. And these people have interesting opinions on the importance of those activities to architecture. But, at the end of the day, the MOST important part of architecture is one thing and one thing only: requirements.

Five Ways to Advance your Career with Modern Data Architecture

The Investing Edge

They are using a modern data architecture to select the highest-quality service providers from among thousands, and predict driver assistance needs based on a complex blend of traffic patterns, weather forecasts, and incident history.

How Software-Based Storage Is Changing Servers

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Here, we’re discussing software- based storage (vs. software- defined storage).    The distinction is important: software- based storage is anything that doesn’t prefer specialized external storage hardware, e.g. designed to run on industry-standard servers.

Why Open Source Is Really Disrupting Enterprise Software

Forrester IT

I had an epiphany today about a major reason open source is disrupting enterprise software. The acquisition - one of the main weapons that big software vendors had to fight disruptors - is losing effectiveness. Cool, talented open source developers don't generally want to work for big, stoggie software vendors. Enterprise ArchitectureThis is perhaps one of those things that you have heard so much, you've gone numb to it.

Software Delivery Depends on Infrastructure and Trust

Information Week

There's more to elite software delivery and operational performance than just tools and the right cloud architecture

Master The Cloud-Native Solution Ecosystem Of Container Software

Forrester IT

They have quickly become an important element of digital business transformation for EA pros because they promise faster software delivery, tremendous scale, higher resiliency, greater flexibility, and broader implementation options. Everything about enterprise app infrastructures, development styles, and architectures is changing, and containers play a key role in each area. Container DevOps Enterprise Architecture IaaS PaaS cloud

Why Software-Defined Storage Matters

Chuck's Blog - EMC

At the same time, it appears that software is eating our world : extending the power of human intellect in ways that continually surprise us — now often powered by the avalanche of information we are creating about ourselves and the world around us. Software-Defined” — In One Word.

The Monthly Summary: Information System and Architecture Feb. 2020

Future of CIO

Information System and Architecture Information System vs. Digital Ecosystem Information is permeating into every corner of the business and becomes the lifeblood of the digital organization. It encapsulates hardware, software, data and communication technologies.

Making The Case For Software-Defined Storage

Chuck's Blog - EMC

My corner of the IT industry is foisting a new concept on enterprise IT shops: software-defined storage.  Maybe software-defined storage doesn’t solve an immediate, burning problem for you right now, but — over time — many IT organizations will hit an interesting wall.

DARPA explores new computer architectures to fix security between systems

Network World

Keeping a system completely disconnected from all means of information transfer is an unrealistic security tactic,” says Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) on its website , announcing an initiative to develop completely new hardware and software that will allow defense communications to take place securely among myriad existing systems, networks, and security protocols.

Six Crucial Attributes of a High-Performance In-Memory Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

The move from disk-based to memory-based data architectures requires a robust in-memory data management architecture, writes Fabien Sanglier of Software AG Government Solutions. Here are six crucial attributes to address when evaluating in-memory data management solutions. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Cisco software fortifies industrial IoT security

Network World

Cisco is looking to better protect myriad edge-attached IoT devices with new security software that promises to protect industrial assets in one of the most disparate of network environments. The company rolled out what it called an overarching security architecture for Industrial IoT ( IIoT ) environments that includes existing products but also new software called Cisco Cyber Vision, for the automated discovery of industrial assets attached to Cisco’s extensive IIoT networking portfolio.

How To Transform An IT Architecture

The Accidental Successful CIO

Just exactly how does one go about transforming an IT architecture? The first of these questions is whether or not the new architecture is going to be flexible enough. Once you’ve made the switch, are you going to find yourself ending up with a rigid architecture?

Software-Defined Storage: An Alternate View

Chuck's Blog - EMC

When it comes to software-defined storage, things are surprisingly genteel: I yet to witness a good #twitpiss on the topic. It didn’t take long for me to get critical: the document opens with a long list of attributes that may (or may not) be associated with software-defined storage.

21 May Webinar: SAS and Apache Hadoop Architecture Review

CTOvision

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. Bob will be joined by one of SAS's leading big data architects for a dive into the architecture of this mission-focused approach. The post 21 May Webinar: SAS and Apache Hadoop Architecture Review appeared first on CTOvision.com.

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

CTOvision

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. SAS and Hadoop work together in ways supportive to enterprise missions.