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How To Be An Enterprise Architect

To become an Enterprise Architect, typically it requires a combination of acquiring relevant experiences, the right skillsets and understanding the various roles in both Business & IT which includes the mastery of dealing with human beings more than with computer machines. In terms of experience, ten years of ‘flying time’ is ideal. Most Enterprise Architects

Where Do You Need Enterprise Architects

Business practices of today have been inherited from generations before, and true to the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” spirit, it is extremely hard to break free from decades-old tradition. So, many practices that have existed decades ago, are still being done today even though it may not be relevant anymore. Enter the

Why Do We Need Enterprise Architecture in Digital Transformation?

 IT Evolution: Then and now Since the 1980s, IT departments were only seen as enabling worker productivity, and making sure everything from emails to the Internet to our PCs run smoothly. This was still the computerisation or automation era, and projects were tech-focused; every time there was a new application, new hardware and software were

Getting Started On Your Journey As An Enterprise Architect

Enterprise architecture is a big proponent of enterprises effectively leveraging what they have. I have met many IT professionals who are stuck on their career path and looking for an alternative career progression in their IT professions. If you are one of these, this article would be useful and relevant in presenting Enterprise Architect as

An IT Architect or An Enterprise Architect or a Digital Architect?

If you have been long in this industry, as I have, you may have come across individuals in organisations who have to straddle the worlds of IT and business. Who is he? If he speaks the language of business, he most likely has the title “Enterprise Architect” or “IT Architect” or “Digital Architect” on his

5 Areas of Digital Transformation

No organisation would claim that they have completed their digital transformation. Digital transformation has never been a one-off initiative – instead it is a continuous cycle for as long as the business has new objectives in sight, and these objectives will always evolve as new digital technologies and trends emerge, lest the organisation becomes stagnant

Developing Architecting Competence; What and How, Hard and Soft

Developing Architecting Competence; What and How, Hard and Soft by Gerrit Muller Presentation Abstract: When setting up programs to help architects in developing their competences, we need to know what competences they need and how to develop such competences. Architects need a broad variety of competences from hard knowledge and skills to soft skills

General Data Protection Regulation – What is it and what to do?

General Data Protection Regulation by Simon Hania Presentation Abstract: Simon will explain the key elements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. He will discuss with you how you can to turn these into engineering requirements rather than get stuck with legal blockers. GDPR highlights: evolution rather than revolution, unless you have been sloppy How