Moving Organizations from the Industrial Age, through the Internet Age, to enabling the Information Age.
Every day we hear about new breaches into our computer network and systems. And who knows what we are not hearing about!
The reactions are always the same: it’s the opposition political party, it’s foreign governments, it’s “professional hackers”, it’s our competitors, it’s, it’s, it’s them!!
Perhaps instead of looking outside for the culprit and at the symptom, it is time to look in the mirror, and at the cause.
via the Wall Street Journal
This article describes eight criteria used to compare and contrast the two most practiced approaches to Enterprise Architecture; from The Open Group (TOGAF) and
The Enterprise Architecture Center Of Excellence (EACOE).
Eight comparison criteria are described and used in the comparison: (1) the development of Business Initiatives (projects), (2) the provision of Directed Guidance, (3) Consistency and Simplicity in its approaches, (4) Structured, Precise Definitions for Human Communication and Understanding, that Lead to Technology Enablement, (5) Clarity and Reason in Modeling, (6) providing Value in the Transformations from Model to Model, (7) Skills Acquisition, and (8) understanding Business’ Multiple Architect Roles.
The author of the Comparison is a Certified Architect by both TOGAF and EACOE.
“Reaching the Pinnacle: A Methodology of Business Understanding, Technology Planning, and Change (Implementing and Managing Enterprise Architecture)” by Samuel B. Holcman explains the detailed process of building an enterprise architecture.
Through a unique arrangement between Kent State University and the Enterprise Architecture Center Of Excellence (EACOE), undergraduate students at Kent State University can now earn Certification as Enterprise Architects. The first group of students earned the Enterprise Architect Certification in December 2012.
Through a gift-in-kind to Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology, the Pinnacle Business Group, Inc. and its subsidiary, the Enterprise Architecture Center Of Excellence (EACOE), an enterprise architecture (EA) service provider and certification body, is contributing software and content to support research and educational initiatives in the college’s Center for Enterprise Architecture. The commitment is valued at $3.2 million.
A gift to Kent State University’s new School of Digital Sciences will allow students to pursue a first-in-the-nation concentration in Enterprise Architecture at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Top 10 Enterprise Architect Certification Program Characteristics.