Welcome to the EACOE

Sam Holcman, our Founder and President, introduces you to the Enterprise Architecture Center of Excellence and gives you more insight into what we do.

Enterprise Architect 3.0 Certification

Using Enterprise Architecture, we can move organizations from the Industrial Age, through the Internet Age, enabling them in the Information Age.

Webinar: Addressing Coding -Your Highest Security Concern

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.

Cloud Sales Are Booming: So Why Are Adoption Rates Down?

Cloud sales are booming but why are adoption rates slowing? via the Wall Street Journal

Comparing Two Leading Enterprise Architecture Methodologies and Frameworks

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.

BOOK RELEASE: Reaching the Pinnacle: A Methodology for Implementing and Managing Enterprise Architecture

“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.

Kent State University Students Earn Enterprise Architect Certification as part of Coursework in the School of Digital Sciences

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.

Pinnacle Business Group, Inc. donates $3.2 million to Penn State Center for Enterprise Architecture

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.

Gift Helps Launch Enterprise Architecture Program at School of Digital Sciences

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 Characteristics for Evaluating an Enterprise Architect Certification Program

Top 10 Enterprise Architect Certification Program Characteristics.

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