The Value of Architecture, Reference Architecture and Architecture Framework (i)

IT Toolbox

The Value of Architecture, Reference Architecture and Architecture Framework. Any system has an architecture. For instance there are Bus and Star styles of architectures. One of these architecturecontinuing.

Understanding Readium – Features, Architecture and Alternatives

Kitaboo

In addition, EDRLab is also the driving force behind the LCP (Licensed Content Protection) system, which is a significant new development of Readium. Provide functional and innovative ePUB reading systems for web use. Architecture of Readium. What is Readium?

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Systems Application Architecture (SAA) Part 1

IT Toolbox

Common communications support was designed to interconnect SAA applications, systems, networks, and devices

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. 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. It theoretically can’t be compromised because there is nothing between the machines — there are no links into the machines; they’re removed.

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.

Systems Application Architecture (SAA) Part 2

IT Toolbox

The only session service protocol family supported in the initial announcement was LU 6.2. As I have noted in previous posts, LU 6.2 is a program-to-program communication protocol

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. A system has a purpose to perform a set of functions to achieve well-defined goals.

The role of Views in Enterprise Architecture

IT Toolbox

Views are representations of aspects of a system, usually illustrated as partial architecture diagrams. They look like slices, sections or computerised scans through a three dimensional architecture representation.

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.

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. Help amplify the importance of this role in an organization and create a better understanding for what systems architects actually do. New architectural styles. Architecture

Innovation Architecture and Competency

Future of CIO

Managing innovation to fit the market often requires strategies, architecture designs and product introductions that build towards the long-term perspective. It requires an Innovation Architecture that involves strategy view, process view, capability view, governance view, etc.

Design vs. Architecture

Future of CIO

All architecture is design; not all design is architecture. Without architecture, a designer can start to lose the bigger picture. Architecture could be the navigator of strategy management. Without design, the grand plan never gets implemented or is done adequately.

IT Enterprise Architecture: Some EA Teams Reinventing Themselves as Innovation Coaches

CEB IT

And a handful of the world’s IT enterprise architecture (EA) teams – whose main task is to describe and document the design of organizations, including processes, systems, reporting structures, and technology – are already developing.

The Value of Business Architecture

Future of CIO

Business Architecture (BA) contains the organizational context and is strategic in that it gives direction to the business design and transformation. Leveraging business architecture to facilitate requirements negotiations is very beneficial to keep everyone involved.

SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic Briefs Current and Future Business Opportunities (and tries to redefine history)

CTOvision

Over 400 Industry representatives met in Charleston on 30 July 2014 for the Small Business Industry Outreach Initiative Symposium (SBIOI) where SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic (SSC LANT) briefed their current and future opportunities.

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Gaining Insight of Solution Architecture

Future of CIO

Solution architecture could be an effective tool to enable strategic and systematic problem-solving. The architecture is abstract. Leverage solution architecture to clarify: Where do we need framework and guidance?

Emerging Technologies To Power Your Systems Of Insight

Forrester IT

In that report we defined a system of insight , which focused big data energy on implementing insights in software using closed loops that create action and continous learning. Add insight-to-execution technologies like predictive model runtimes and you get a platform that is ideal for building closed-loop systems of insight. Enterprise Architecture

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The Goals of Business Architecture

Future of CIO

Business Architecture contains the organizational context and is strategic in that it gives direction to the business design and transformation. What are the goals of business architecture?

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

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.

A Customer Centric Architecture

Future of CIO

Customer Centricity should always get reflected in organizational design or architecture. The organization has to continuously understand its customer needs and business requirements, develop a customer-centric architecture, and have a clear understanding of how customer-centric approaches enhance the business model and extend profitability. Simplicity may either refer to an architectural constraint or to a business requirement.

Business Model, Business Strategy, and Business Architecture

Future of CIO

Today, “business model,” “business strategy,” and “business architecture” are among the most sloppily used terms in business; they are often stretched to mean everything and end up meaning nothing. Business models describe, as a system, how the pieces of a business fit together.

DARPA explores new computer architectures to fix security between systems

Network World

Air-gapping is the common practice of physically isolating data-storing computers from other systems, computers and networks so they theoretically can’t be compromised because there is nothing connecting the machines. 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.

IT Architecture & Creative Problem-Solving

Future of CIO

Architecture could be a problem-solving framework that consists of multiple aspects, and the multiple aspects could be architected in their own right. Architecture is an ingredient of planning and designing for creative and systematic problem-solving. Architecture is an investment.

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. Lack of defined integration process (closed system). Too difficult/complex to explain to new technologists. Can’t be deployed to the cloud. Performance or stability issues. #. cio cloud computing it management software development software qa

The Value of Business Architecture (Part II)

Future of CIO

Business Architecture (BA) should play a critical role in designing and managing future businesses that become truly proactive and move up the organizational maturity level by turning multidimensional factors impacting business models, business operations, and business reputation.

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

Forrester IT

advanced analytics architecture & technology strategy big data data integration data management data virtualization database management systems (DBMSes) enterprise architectureToday, 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.

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.

Apply Business Architecture to Solve Wild Problems

Future of CIO

Problem-solving has a very wide scope today, digital leaders and professionals can leverage Business Architecture (BA) as a problem-solving framework and practical tool for taking multifaceted disciplines to solve problems effectively.

The Focus Areas of Information Architecture (IA)

Future of CIO

Information Architecture describes through a set of requirements, principles, and models, the current state, future state and guidance necessary to flexibly share and exchange information assets to achieve effective enterprise change.

New ISACA Guide Explores Turbulent Cybersecurity Environment For Industrial Control Systems

CTOvision

ISACA, a global professional association serving 140,000 professionals, has published a new guide about the current cybersecurity threat for industrial control systems (ICS). Regardless of their differences, threat agents and attack vectors are the same for both systems.

Context on D-Wave Systems from President and CEO Vern Brownell

CTOvision

I recently caught up with D-Wave Systems President and CEO Vern Brownell and asked him to provide a bit more context for our readers on what this very unique system is and does. The system is designed around qubits rather than bits. It is also in a very high vacuum, like a bigger vacuum than that found in our solar system. The current use of the system is on optimization problems. For more see the website of D-Wave Systems. By Bob Gourley.

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Jumpstart Your Architecture Modernization Efforts With Repeatable Big Data Blueprints

CTOvision

Systems integrators, consultancies, and government architects and executives can easily apply these blueprints to enhance the application of data to mission. By Bob Gourley. Enterprises everywhere have been seeking improved ways to make use of their data.

IT Architecture as the Visualization of Strategy

Future of CIO

To improve IT organization maturity from functioning to delight, IT architecture as a practical tool provides a strategic framework and set up the environment for implementing IT-enabled and well-designed solutions and make value-added deliveries that make the organization different and competitive.

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

CTOvision

Are you a system engineer or administrator charged with protecting your network infrastructure from attack? 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

5 architectural principles for building big data systems on AWS

Tech Republic Big Data

If your company is looking to make a bet on big data in the cloud, follow these best practices to find out what technologies will be best for your AWS deployment

Leverage Business Architecture to Orchestrate Strategic Transformation

Future of CIO

Thus, the business architecture could become a great executive communication tool, particularly when the architecture discussion is kept at a higher level, keep all executives at the same page by walking through the discussion about strategy planning, governance, transformation.

DDN raises the bar as data intensive analytics push storage systems

CTOvision

It is no secret that today’s data intensive analytics are stressing traditional storage systems. Every so often these systems will collectively pause their work to save their progress and ensure the resilience of the task; this is known as checkpointing. By Dan Cybulski.

CMA Hosts Federal Cybersecurity Solutions Reference Architecture Meeting

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Creating the GWACsolutions COE Cybersecurity Reference Architecture. More than a dozen solution providers participated in the work session contributing their knowledge, technologies, and expertise covering capabilities ranging from initial cyber threat risk & vulnerability assessment, to IT Infrastructure and systems/network security, to data security, along with tools to manage an organizations entire risk /cyber solution portfolio. Katie Kennedy.

Avoid IT Management Pitfalls by Using IT Architecture Tools

Future of CIO

The useful tools such as IT Architecture(ITA) helps to improve the growth capacity and maturity of the organization and rebrand IT as a trustful business partner. IT architecture is also a critical tool for IT-business alignment and integration.

Apply Balanced Scorecard Approach to Measure Business Architecture Performance

Future of CIO

Business Architecture (BA) should play a critical role in designing and managing future businesses that become truly proactive and move up the organizational maturity level.

The method to model your system (i)

IT Toolbox

If your Business Architecture framework does not return results follow this. The most recent large attempt to model a system took place in software with Object Oriented (OO) methodologies. continuing from.

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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).