(June 06, 2017)

IT architecture in the digital age: More Agile, less legacies

Nowadays IT works at an amazing pace, releasing one application after another to increase the customer's experience, but as soon as they think they are near their goal, their IT architecture fails them and they must start again from scratch. The integration of legacy systems into the digital world means that one must resource to a lot of new measures, making this task very tedious…thus, no company should deceive itself (and its employees) into thinking that a new IT architecture can be built from nothing to get ahead in the digital age.

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(June 05, 2017)

6 Major questions your CIO has [and the answers]

In our 6 blog series about "How to succeed at Enterprise Architecture", we will be talking about the top 6 questions every CIO has for their Enterprise Architects and of course, the answers to these.

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(June 05, 2017)

This was the week in Enterprise Architecture #22/2017


The Internet has revolutionized our lives and hardly anyone can imagine a day without their smart phone anymore. Virtual and Augmented Reality have the potential to change the world in an impressive way, while the Internet of Things has already shaped our lifestyle. The Internet of Things is about processing of device-generated data: and more and more data is being processed. According to Cisco, there will be a data increase of 14.1 ZB per year by 2020. Edge and Cloud Computing offer an exciting solution. But not only this "match" has potential. According to CA Technologies, DevOps and Cloud Tools are the perfect combination to increase software delivery performance.

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(May 30, 2017)

How to ensure ongoing success of EA [and keep everybody happy]

In our fourth blog in our 6 blog series about "How to succeed at Enterprise Architecture", we will be talking today about ensuring the success of EA... and in the meanwhile, keeping everyone happy in the process.

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(May 30, 2017)

Mastering Digital Business Platform Complexity at the 2017 Gartner EA Summit in the USA

The North American Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit takes place on 31 May and 1 June this year. Enterprise Architects and Technology Leaders gather in Orlando, FL to discuss how digital is transforming every part of the organization. Digital business platforms are emerging as the approach to digital innovation combining five interdependent elements - ecosystem, customers, things, IT systems and intelligence.

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(May 29, 2017)

This was the week in Enterprise Architecture #21/2017


Enterprise architects are the company's heart when it comes to digital transformation. Literally, EA are rather bridges between business and IT. They enable to align IT strategies, technologies and processes with broader business goals. No wonder EA are as valuable as ever for companies. But progress in the development of Artificial Intelligence is also valuable for businesses. Therefore it is hardly surprising that Bitkom predicts an almost 100% growth of AI this year. What might be surprising is that Germany outplays the USA in terms of AI.

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(May 22, 2017)

AIaaS: How Artificial Intelligence is revolutionizing business

A study conducted by LeanIX and "Rethink IT! Europe" surveyed 146 IT experts about Artificial Intelligence (AI). The focus was on the implementation of AI, the resulting benefits and the hurdles you have to overcome before AI can be used by companies.

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(May 22, 2017)

How to generate immediate results in EA [your 30 day agenda]

Welcome back to our third post in our series about "How to succeed at Enterprise Architecture". In this post we will be talking how to generate immediate results in your Enterprise Architecture and how to get there in just 30 days.

Remember that you can always download our free EA Success Kit to get an indepth view to this topic here.

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(May 22, 2017)

This was the week in Enterprise Architecture #20/2017


What do we have this week? Enterprise Architecture is indispensable to succeed in the digital business world. But Big Data and algorithms are also inalienable for future business performance. But that is no big news, contrary to the ongoing progress in machine learning. Thanks to successful research findings, algorithms were able to revolutionize the medicine sector by detecting lung cancer.

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(May 18, 2017)

The most popular programming languages for 2017 [Infographic]

Each year more and more new languages come out... but there are also some old ones that stick around. Interested in knowing which is which? Check out this amazing infografic from Appdynamics!

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