Executive Report

What It Takes to Be a Great Enterprise Architect

Posted July 31, 2004 | Technology |

To be a great architect, you need talent. But greatness is accorded to those responsible for great architectures, those that stand out from others in the value they afford. This Executive Report explores what it takes to be a great enterprise architect as well as the exciting opportunity that architects have in shaping enterprises that stand out among the organizational landscape.

About The Author
Dana Bredemeyer
Dana Bredemeyer is founder and president of Bredemeyer Consulting, a company that focuses on training and consulting in system architecture, including enterprise architecture and software architecture. He is also president of the Global Enterprise Architecture Organisation (GEAO). Mr. Bredemeyer has more than 20 years' experience in the software industry. For nearly 10 of those years, he has focused exclusively on architecture, first at Hewlett-… Read More
Ruth Malan
Ruth Malan is a senior architecture consultant at Bredemeyer Consulting. She has published papers, chapters, and a book in the areas of object-oriented methods, reuse, and software architecture. She is principal editor of the acclaimed Resources for Software Architects website. Two of the most popular papers by Ruth Malan and Dana Bredemeyer are "Less Is More with Minimalist Architecture," published by IEEE's IT Professional in September/October… Read More
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