Posts Tagged ‘SOA Governance’

Supporting the TOGAF-ADM using a SharePoint EA Portal Part 2

Throughout my career there have been a couple of quips that I have followed when presenting certain ideas; “Eat Your Own Dog Food” along with its close cousin Practicing What You Preach. In the first article of this series I promoted the idea that architecture is about collaboration and communication. I then laid out a […]

Supporting the TOGAF-ADM using a SharePoint EA Portal

After years of architectural engagements and having worked at a variety of companies there are a few things that I have found somewhat consistent when it comes to the practice of architecture. First architecture happens, regardless the maturity level of the organization. Secondly, at some point in the development life-cycle someone will produce some kind […]

Perficient Goes Platinum at IBM InterConnect

Three extraordinary IBM conferences—Pulse, Impact, and Innovate—have joined together to deliver one of the most comprehensive software events ever as IBM InterConnect 2015 on February 22 – 26 in Las Vegas, and Perficient is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor. My feet already hurt thinking about navigating through this monumental event, but the flip flops […]

Apply an OOAD approach to the TOAGF ADM

Describing a rich EA framework and process using a standard object oriented development approach. Recently I had had an interesting conversation with a solution architect around the TOGAF framework and the ADM. I was asked the following question: “Can you provide a short but reasonable description for tailoring the framework while instantiating the ADM as […]

A SOA Journey Using the TOGAF ADM – Part 2

In part 1 of this series I provided a ten thousand foot view of the project relative to the TOGAF ADM. In this post I’ll start with the proverbial peeling back of the onion. Using an integration project FYI Bank has made a strategic decision to address the challenge of their silos of IT systems […]