EA Shop Management

In many organizations the need for EA shop comes and goes. Usually a new CIO wants to make a mark by invoking a transformation initiative that needs EA to plan a roadmap. Sometimes a push into new technology like cloud adoption requires some EA work to consolidate the CSPs. Starting and restarting the EA division …

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Technology Management

While the CIO focuses on IT Systems, the CTO role is to innovate with technology. Gartner developed a Hype Cycle Methodology for emerging technology that allows to discover the trends, and provide the governance structure on the enterprise level around adoption of disruptive technologies. At the same time the CTO is evaluating the existing Technology …

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Data Management

The CIO position was defined around Information domain, but in practice the CIO became responsible for IT systems. The new attempt to get to the Information domain was introduced as a CDO position – Data focused. In reality, it all is together – data and IT systems, as well as cloud platforms. The President’s Management …

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IT as Psychological Models

Information Technology (IT) became an inseparable part of our daily life, at work and at home. We know that at this point our devices and software are “hybrids” of the traditional algorithms and re-emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI). In IT Architecture field we talk mostly about component-based architecture or service-oriented architecture (SOA). We assume that we …

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FEAF 2.0 provides the Consolidated Reference Model (CRM) for Portfolio Management and Shared Services which is used across the agencies, and provides consistency in investments planning and reporting. At the same time, CRM describes the business capabilities and services, data assets, IT systems, and technology platforms. Those building blocks are not explicitly prescribed by FEAF, …

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Enterprise Architecture is about how an organization is aligned to its Mission and Vision. A Vision is a high-level sketch while the Architecture is more detailed. One way to conceptualize the architecture and express it through a Vision is to use Business Capabilities. A Capability is a stable, strategic concept to achieve a desired effect. …

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