(October 13, 2017)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #41 | 2017

What is really holding back today's CIO from digital transformation? The article below details 3 major roadblocks holding companies back from advancing. Will technologies like Artificial Intelligence really take away jobs? A recent Capgemini study suggests otherwise.  

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(October 06, 2017)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #40 | 2017

How are governments around the world using current technologies to stay compliant? How has the Equifax hack impacted American views on data privacy? IDC predicts that by 2019, digital transformation investments will triple, drawing funds away from store capital and profoundly changing the retail industry. What will shopping look like in the future?

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(September 29, 2017)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #39 | 2017

How far in advance do you plan your IT infrastructure? Only 34 percent of companies plan their IT infrastructure strategies beyond a year, and CompTIA claims that one year just isn't long enough. How did big data techniques help Germany win the Football World Cup? 

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(September 22, 2017)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #38 | 2017

Are EAs helping or hindering developers? Do they leave an endless trail of diagrams, slides, and digital three-ring binders, or do they bring measurable support to their teams? Read Michael Cote's humorous essay on Developers vs Enterprise Architects below. 

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(September 15, 2017)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #37 | 2017

What affect will IoT technology have on Enterprise Architecture?  Ever wanted to pay your favorite indie musician directly for their content? Content funding platform Patreon just raised $450M to make this a possibility. 

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(September 08, 2017)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #36 | 2017

Technology giant IBM and storied research institution MIT are creating an IT lab in Cambridge, Massachussetts. They hope to harness the power of machine learning with quantum computing.

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(September 01, 2017)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #35 | 2017

How can organizations make sense of the data mess with enterprise architecture?  Building an integrated enterprise that can respond to the threat of digital disruption requires more than the IT organization. Learn the 13 steps for streamlining data in a world of digital transformation below. Will a top government issue a sovereign digital currency at the World Economic Forum in the next 24 months? Blockchain CEO Peter Smith seems to think so. Will the world have enough IoT specialist to support upcoming cybersecurity threats?  

 

Read more about microservices setting the foundation for a digital future, Alexa and Cortana integrating with eachtoher, and Apple pouring $1.3 Billion to build a data center in middle America below.

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(August 25, 2017)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #34 | 2017

Still struggling to explain the benefits of microservices to your stakeholders? Experts share how to evangelize the benefits of microservices for people inside and outside of IT. IHS predicts that IoT will grow to reach a staggering 75 billion devices by 2025. Enterprises looking to keep up with the exciting trend will need to appoint an IoT Architect. What does your HR department have to know about GDPR? Find out the informative article below. As we all know, Kubernetes is on fire. It is currently ranked in the top .01% of all GitHub projects with over 1,500 contributors. But, serverless frameworks is right on their tail. Will serverless frameworks make the Kubernetes obsolete just as quickly as it became popular? 

 

Are you getting paid what you're worth?  Payscale reports that Enterprise IT Architects with cloud computing expertise are earning a median salary of $137,957, followed by Senior Solutions Architects with a median salary of $132,327.

 

What else has happened in the EAM world? Continue reading below.

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(August 18, 2017)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #33 | 2017

Do Enterprise Architects have a leg up on the competition to segue into a Cloud career? How sturdy is Enterprise Architecture without Business Architecture? How has digital transformation affected decision making in the enterprise?  Daniel Lambert explains below. Which three trends are at the top of the eminent Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, and how can EAs use these trends to positively impact their organizations? Check out the "trends" section below. Developers spend more than 20% of their time reviewing code to ensure quality. Codacy, a startup from Portugal, just raised $5.1M to help optimise 30% of their code review time.

 

What else has happened in the EAM world? Continue reading below.

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(August 11, 2017)

The Week in Enterprise Architecture #32 | 2017

As of this year, virtually every major enterprise technology company has reported significant profit increases at the hands of cloud-based technologies.  Amazon Web Services has finally joined Kubernetes - which means all five of the largest cloud providers -- AWS, AzureGoogle Cloud PlatformIBM Bluemix, and Alibaba Cloud -- are now all Cloud Native Computing Foundation. members. Ever fantasized about riding in an underground highspeed loop from LA to San Francisco? Elon Musk and The Boring Company refocus their sights on building low-cost, fast-to-dig tunnels that will transport people around the country at warp speed.

What else has happened in the EAM world? Continue reading below.

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