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There is no better way to socialize and gain traction with business architecture than to deliver results using it. This Advisor explores best practices, tips, and hacks for establishing and socializing business architecture, ensuring it is appreciated and embedded within the fabric of the organization.
Security threats and compulsions are increasing. Attacks on critical infrastructure and ransomware attacks are not unusual, and it's only a matter of time until we see insider attacks and attacks on IoT devices. In this Advisor, the author asserts that architecture's time has come to help address the complexity and sprawl in the security landscape.
This Executive Update presents best practices to help you succeed on your journey of establishing business architecture within your organization, whether you are just starting out or seeking ways to fine-tune engagement with your existing practice.
This Advisor explores the main function of the quantum bit (qubit), how qubits enable exponential scaling, and how quantum computing is being utilized in the real world, from hybrid approaches to experimenting with development kits.
Keeping data is often presented as a no-brainer, even if you don’t know what to do with the data. But data is complicated and can be unreliable and wrong. This Advisor explores the drivers to save data, the drivers to not do anything with the data after saving it, and the complexities of making data-driven decisions.
Why is the diversity needle not moving? What needs to happen to truly make a systemic change this time, versus the many previous attempts? In this Advisor, we debunk three pervasive myths around the challenges of building more diverse workforces.
The professional life of architects is tough, often dealing with tasks typically not performed in everyday non-IT life. They always must support a “future state,” a situation not yet in existence that users or stakeholders can’t predict if not stressed with the proper questions. This Advisor explores how architects look “beyond the hill” and impose superstructures and patterns that may appear unnecessary today but are useful when things ultimately change.
In a recent webinar, Cutter Fellow William Ulrich and Giovanni Traverso explored the circular economy, the strategic challenges it presents, and business architecture’s role in transitioning an organization into becoming a player in the sustainable economy. This Advisor shares the Q&A session that followed the presentation. We hope the advice will spark some new ideas for how your organization can participate in the circular economy.