The federal government can push the envelope with enterprise architecture by finding tools that make it easier to create and share models.
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Enterprise architecture was intended to play an important role in directing IT investments, but over time it has become just another check-box exercise.
What does the future hold for enterprise architecture?
No matter how hard you try, there’s no escaping tech jargon. To help you stay in the know, GovLoop identified and defined a handful of tech terms government employees should know, or at least get used to hearing.
Enterprise Architecture portrays technology, data, and people as functional blocks of information. As we know, “architecture” in this context derives from Zachman’s classic article. In the larger context, by definition, modern architecture represents form in terms of function. The same for “pattern.” If I may use a crude abbreviation, a “pattern language” is to “makeRead… Read more »
There seems to always be a new fashion item trending. While some pieces are timeless, others seem to linger in and out of popularity over the years. A pencil skirt is classic and always good for office wear, but your go-go pants my not be suitable unless you’re attending a 70s flashback party. This isRead… Read more »
It’s been ten years, and you finally have saved enough money for your dream home. You hire an architect, give him your ideas, find a plot of land, and pay your first installment. When you ask for a projection of the house, he refuses to make a blueprint and says he can “wing it.” AtRead… Read more »
We hosted a special edition of GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER today. We meet every month with the simple idea, get smart people together and share ideas because we believe that the real power of information comes when it is shared. Listen to the archive here. Let’s be honest: agencies were required to create an enterprise architecture but thoseRead… Read more »
How do you make sure that every project in your state or organization is working towards an overall mission in the most efficient and cost effective way? Alex Pettit, CIO of the State of Oklahoma, talks with Chris Dorobek of the DorobekINSIDER about the need for enterprise architecture when strategically planning the high level goalsRead… Read more »
Service Oriented Architecture is often touted as a mechanism to improve business performance, but is often limited in its effect to improvements in IT architecture. However, the DC Office of Tax and Revenue is showing how SoA, and specifically leveraging the Enterprise Service Bus architecture can lead to real revenue growth for state and localRead… Read more »