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Enterprise architecture News Archive


Once you've identified the areas that could benefit from outside capabilities, move onto the more detailed stuff. Are you doing research and learning about what's out there? Do you have the Enterprise architecture in place to be able to leverage a third party service? Do you have someone in your team driving innovation and identifying opportunities where you could plug in an existing financial service? Do you have an incubator or are you aligned to one that can feed you ideas (as opposed to trying to do this by yourself)?.
"The question is – how long can Hadoop sustain this kind of growth? We think Hadoop's preteen growth spurt faces some challenges. Enterprise architects should look at the big, open questions surrounding the evolution of this remarkable technology," says Brian Hopkins, Forrester's VP and principal analyst serving Enterprise architecture professionals.
The CITP qualification is designed to create Information Technology Practitioners with high-level managerial skills (C-level Professionals) and the ability to structure and manage a large enterprise. The CITP syllabus covers core high-level managerial skills such as strategic management, Enterprise architecture, service management, solution development, implementation, etc.

A hybrid future awaits

13 Feb 2017 Features
By Ben Kelly

The ability of companies to design their Enterprise architecture is something that is of critical concern. Get it right and you'll have systems that will serve the future needs of the company for years to come.

Tender Watch: Tracking progress

9 Feb 2017 Tender Watch
By Kimberly Guest

Sasria Limited A service provider is also sought for Enterprise architecture review services. Tender no: Information: Technical: Pierre Joubert, cell: 087 358 7603, e-mail: .
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, today announced Juniper Networks Unite Cloud, a transformative data centre framework that gives enterprises the end-to-end solutions to simplify the creation and management of hybrid, multi-cloud environments. As part of Juniper Networks Unite, a secure, agile Enterprise architecture, Unite Cloud is designed to reduce the total cost of ownership while increasing long-term return on investments.
Enterprise architecture/SOA (R932 370) and IT strategy (R925 537) lead the pack by approximately 14% as highest paid areas of expertise, followed by enterprise application integration at R814 500..
Knotion Consulting has developed a unique Enterprise architecture approach named smart@EA. This approach is a customised version of TOGAF and works as a plug-in to other architecture frameworks and/or IT strategy development approaches.
Department of Economic Development, Gauteng The province is looking for the Terms of Reference to conducting an Enterprise architecture aligned review of Internet of Things (IOT) for the management of the Gauteng Department of Economic Development. Briefing: 27 January Tender no: Information: Technical: Funanani Phidza (011) 355 8401, cell: 079 890 3662, e-mail: .

Tender Watch: Keep it brief

19 Jan 2017 Tender Watch
By Kimberly Guest

A service provider is sought to develop the Enterprise architecture. Compulsory briefing: 20 January Tender no: Information: Thembi Gumede (012) 471 2000, e-mail: .

Tender Watch: Last minute rush

15 Dec 2016 Tender Watch
By Kimberly Guest

The council is also advertising for Enterprise architecture (EA) services for a period of 24 months. Tender no: Information: Ricardo Francis (011) 317 0319, e-mail: .

Time for change

29 Nov 2016 Features
By Ilva Pieterse

The biggest problem to arise out of this is IT keeping mum about issues. Instead of creating open discussions with business, they rather keep quiet and avoid issues completely.
This article was first published in the November 2016 edition of ITWeb Brainstorm magazine. To read more, go to the .

Tender Watch: Provinces on alert

14 Oct 2016 Tender Watch
By Kimberly Guest

National Development Agency The development of the master systems plan (Enterprise architecture) is sought for the NDA. Tender no: Not Applicable Information: Khanyisile Mngomezulu (011) 018 5518, cell: 079 126 9272, e-mail: .
Enterprise architecture (EA) is a tool that helps us define the building blocks of an organisation, linking these building blocks to a company vision and helping the organisation to align its internal operations to its strategy. Traditionally, EA was very much inside-out focused, concentrating on the internal organisation, its processes, data, applications, and technology.

EU rules for Ireland

5 Sep 2016 Columnists
By Paul Booth

Inc magazine has just published its latest list of the 5 000 fastest growing companies in America. Included in the top 50 are:* 5: Company.
The latest version of the ArchiMate Enterprise architecture (EA) modelling language is now freely available to SA companies..

SA business can learn from Google

16 Aug 2016 Business
By Tracy Burrows

South African businesses have a lot to gain from creating digital, monetised ecosystems around the customer to cover the costs of the core service, much like the Google model does, says Gerald Naidoo, Group Chief Executive at Logikal Group.   Speaking ahead of the Software AG Digital Business Day to be staged in Johannesburg, Naidoo said the global digital business movement essentially meant that business could now address customer requirements through digital channels.
My "simple" solution to just find an integrated software package to solve my problem turned into a frustrating process, until I decided to go back to the drawing board and figure out how to salvage the situation. I surprised myself (I should probably not have said this out loud) by how easy it was to get back on track by just applying a bit of business architecture thinking.
People are more familiar with the role of the enterprise architect than that of the solution architect, says Marius Snel, CEO, owner and enterprise architect at Knotion Consulting..

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