Tag Archives: enterprise architecture

Who’s Not Doing Enterprise Architecture?

Today, Jason Bloomberg of ZapThink released a blog entry entitled, “Why Nobody is Doing Enterprise Architecture”. A key point in the article is the statement, “Enterprises aren’t architected at all. They are grown.” Bloomberg goes on to describe that architects don’t terraform enterprises, but establish a framework for growth. I believe there is an aspect… Read More »

Blogging Is My Civic Duty

Why do I blog? For me it’s a civic duty. I have an ability to identify the real value of IT investments and directions to business. There’s a lot of noise out there coming from sources with their own agendas, both internal and external to an organization, that makes it difficult to fully understand the… Read More »

The Role of The Business Analyst in an SOA World

Those of us that are part of SOA-related projects where traditional business analysts (BA) are involved often find ourselves frustrated by the incongruence between the analyst’s approach to requirements gathering and the SOA design.  The problem arises because SOA models functionality of a business across multiple boundaries, whereas the business analyst wants to focus on… Read More »

SOA & Cybersecurity

I recently started my research into cybersecurity and I am working to become more prolific in this area. Naturally, given my inclination to Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), I am really interested in issues related to both SOA and cybersecurity. One thing I noticed immediately regarding cybersecurity is that, in general, there are relatively few experts… Read More »