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Enterprise API - The only IT strategy that matters

nemanjko Sep 18, 2016 Architecture

An enterprise being able to answer “what are my key Enterprise APIs?” might be the difference between failing and succeeding in the millennial and post millennial era.

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Enterprise Architecture and Application Portfolio Management

mcronin Aug 19, 2016 Architecture

Before trying to adopt DevOps - or even Scrum - in your organisation, before looking at cool tooling or putting developers on seats, bring your EA and program management office teams together.

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The Future of Application Rationalization

mcronin Jul 21, 2016 DevOps

In the same way you need to be an 80s or 90s kid to get the association between a pencil and a cassette, in the not so distant future lucky IT people will no longer need to see a direct association between the two words “Application” and “Rationalization”.

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Evolution of Software Architecture

nemanjko Jul 20, 2016 Architecture

Software architecture has gone through several phases in the past 30 years. Now we are on the verge of a new seismic shift in the software architecture.

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#DOES16

mcronin Jul 11, 2016 DevOps

Summary of 2016 DevOps Enterprise Summit in London.

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3 reasons why your Enterprise should start moving to the Cloud right now

nemanjko Jun 08, 2016 Cloud

The cloud is no longer a nice to have, but increasingly a necessity.

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The Open Group Master Architect Certification

mcronin May 06, 2016 Architecture

Unlike the TOGAF certification - which are purely exam based - these certifications are experienced based. You will have to write and submit a paper documenting your work, you have to provide references and attend board interviews.

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Reading Material for Millennial Architects

nemanjko Mar 27, 2016 Architecture

The times are definitely changing. Solution architecture has been quite a lethargic discipline for some years.

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The Agility Quadrant

mcronin Mar 16, 2016 Agile

What role does a reference architecture play in agile delivery? And how can you build a reference architecture and road-map to support your Agile programs?

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So You Think You Can DevOps?

mcronin Mar 08, 2016 DevOps

DevOps is the popular kid in school. Everyone wants to be in DevOps gang (even if DevOps is a bit of a jerk at times). Like all gangs, trailing behind the most popular kid are the recognised sidekicks – say hello to DevSecOps and BizDevOps – also rapidly gaining popularity and respect.

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Periodic Table Of Insurance Capabilities

nemanjko Mar 05, 2016 Insurance

Insurance business generally has many capabilities, mainly depending on the size of a company that is providing insurance. Smaller and medium size insurance companies are often focusing on one part of insurance chain with just a few lines of businesses.

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The Phoenix Project

nemanjko Feb 26, 2016 DevOps

I just finished reading “The Phoenix Project” book by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr and George Spafford. Must say it’s probably the best IT novel I have ever read!

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Can Architecture Be Agile?

mcronin Feb 25, 2016 Agile

Enterprise Architecture and Delivery have never been the easiest of bed fellows….

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Demystifying Enterprise Architecture

nemanjko Feb 24, 2016 Architecture

...one question remained in the same time both unanswered and answered in so many ways that the correct one was almost impossible to spot. That question can almost become a benchmark for what ambiguity really means. Let’s start with that question: “What is Enterprise Architecture?”

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Why Do We Fail So Often?

nemanjko Jan 10, 2016 Technology

Despite more than 50 years of history and countless methodologies, advice and books, IT projects keep failing.

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