Enterprise Architecture and PPM

Do your Enterprise Architecture and PPM Strategies align with your desired business and technology investments? In order to translate business and technology strategies into execution, Enterprise Architecture has to link the desired outcomes to the delivered outcomes. This overview provides insight into how Project Architecture plays a crucial role in the project life-cycle, in the elimination…

If in doubt leave it out – 10 Golden Rules for Enterprise Architecture

Distilled from many Enterprise Architecture Consulting engagements Karsten Voges published 10 rules for Enterprise Architecture Practitioners to guide your modeling efforts: If in doubt, leave it out: if you are uncertain that you need data – leave it out, it simplifies your initiative in the long run; Model to the highest level of abstraction, that still gives…

SMART EA 3.4 released

SMART EA 3.4 is released and available as a new enhancement. You can test the new release via our online demo of SMART EA for free! We highly recommend to update to this modular release, providing many enhancements/add-ons over the original SMART EA 3.3 or iteraplan. The new release 3.4 provides major improvements by integrating our new SMART…

How Great is This? Pink Architecture: New Technology Leadership

Guest post from industry expert Jean Gehring. “I admire Linda Cureton, former CIO of NASA and CEO of Muse Technologies Inc. She writes in InformationWeek  that one of the most essential components of effective IT planning is enterprise architecture (EA). Yet EA is considered by most observers to be an utter failure in government. Given…

smartEA 3.3 released

smartEA 3.3 is released and was successfully deployed for our SAAS customers. In addition, our clients can download and upgrade to this new release. The new release 3.3 provides major improvements concerning integration and usability. You can now profit from the following new integration features: Different import strategies: Use the best strategy for your integration requirements…