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Architecture's Truth in Modeling Act of 2015

Posted July 1, 2015 in Business & Enterprise Architecture

What is true with financial models is even truer with enterprise models that are even more abstract and expansive in their scope. The point is that it is all too easy to create poorly thought-out models that shine radiantly as PowerPoint slides, Visio diagrams, and financial spreadsheets, but which mislead. It takes time and a labor of love to design views that are less about emotional appeal and aesthetics than they are about representing truths that are sometimes ugly, but always revealing.

About The Author
Balaji Prasad
Balaji Prasad is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium’s Business & Enterprise Architecture practice. He is President of the strategic architecture firm, Eminnode LLC. Previously, Mr. Prasad served as an EA leader within Cognizant’s Global Banking and Financial Services Practice and as CTO and Chief Architect for various large enterprises, including EDS (now HP Enterprise Services), General Motors, OnStar, and The Hartford Financial… Read More
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