Tag Archive for enterprise architecture

Video: Enterprise Architecture Center of Excellence Defines Enterprise Architecture

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by Angela Guess In a new video, Sam Holcman, the Managing Director of the Enterprise Architecture Center of Excellence (EACOE), defines Enterprise Architecture. During the fifteen minute video, Holcman describes the definition of Enterprise Architecture from a technology perspective, from a business perspective, the logic behind the definition, and the intent of the definition. EACOE’s website states, “The mission of…

Ask the Author – IT of the Future: Semantic Cloud Architecture

Recently, we published Yefim “Jeff” Zhuk’s article, “IT of the Future: Semantic Cloud Architecture.” The paper has been a very popular free download (available here). One of the readers, Lev Gorodinski (CTO, EPaySpot), approached Jeff directly with some questions and the two engaged in a conversation filled with insights that they wanted to share with…

IT of the Future: Semantic Cloud Architecture

In July of 2011, we published a series of articles, “From Business as Usual to Knowledge-Driven Architecture” by Yefim “Jeff” Zhuk. The series outlined enterprise IT of the future with integrated software and knowledge engineering, further expanding on ideas originally described in the book “Integration-ready Architecture and Design.” Today, we are pleased to offer Jeff’s…

Financial Services Industry Sees Operational Value in FIBO

Back in March, The Semantic Web Blog wrote an article about FIBO, the Financial Industry Business Ontology that’s on its way to being an Object Management Group series of standards. There, we explored its value as an open semantic standard that can be used by financial institutions and industry regulators, both to support conformance to…

Data Job of the Day: Senior Data Architect

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by Angela Guess GE Capital is looking for a Senior Data Architect – Enterprise Architecture in Norwalk, CT. According to the post, this position is for a “Senior professional employee that provides leadership and technical expertise in the development of BI solutions in an enterprise data warehouse environment. Set strategy as well as develops standards…

Enterprise Architecture Trends: MDM & DG

by Angela Guess Rob Karel of Forrester recently commented on colleague Bran Hopkins analysis that master data management and supporting data governance efforts remain among the top strategies utilized by enterprise architects. Karel writes, “Firms are finally recognizing that there is an unbreakable link between processes and data and that trying to accomplish MDM without…

Making a Link Between Federal Agency Strategies and IT Expenditures

What do you get when you join up machine-readable representations of federal government agencies’ strategic plans and spending on IT resources? Expressing these as Linked Data adds value in that it becomes easier to correlate and mash up information, and even to determine how or whether technology implementations are helping to achieve agencies’ big-picture goals.…

Supporting the Business with Enterprise Architecture

by Angela Guess A recent interview with Deloitte Consulting technology strategist Daniel Lawrence Spar provides some insight into how enterprise architecture (EA) can support business. Spar states, “EA, when approached properly, is multidisciplinary and when done right it brings together the concepts of business strategy in its operating models, technology architecture and implementation detail. What…