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SABSA Domain Model Webinar

3 March 2022

SABSA Domain Modelling Webinar SABSA Domain models simplify risk architecture for all enterprise architects. Learn to develop SABSA Domain models. Use these to simplify your stakeholders’ decision making and ensure good architecture governance. Clarifies who expects benefits and owns the downside. Recording of Webinar and downloadable supporting materials. Register for SABSA Domain Model Webinar Register for SABSA Domain Model Webinar SABSA Domain Modelling Webinar Best practice enterprise architecture development uses the best techniques and methods Successful enterprise architects continually learn. Learn new method and ways of developing enterprise architecture. The method of developing enterprise architecture is common. The same method and techniques are used to develop specialized, unique architecture. Ongoing enterprise architecture training ensures that you deliver value to your customers. The best enterprise architects […]

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What is Digital Transformation Strategy?

28 February 2022

Have you started developing your digital transformation strategy?  The concept of digital transformation has become so ubiquitous that Forbes has declared that “the era of digital transformation is here for companies of all sizes and types, from Fortune 500s to startups.” It seems that everyone is talking about digital transformation, working on a digital transformation, or nailing down their digital transformation strategy. This means it’s time to get started on yours! If you are just starting down the road of digital transformation strategy, you may have some questions. You aren’t alone-digital transformation can be confusing. Part of the confusion comes from the fact that a digital transformation strategy is not a one-size-fits-all thing-it is designed to be different for each organization or enterprise that undertakes […]

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5 Reasons Why Getting an Enterprise Architecture Certification is Important

28 February 2022

If you are in IT, or are looking for a rewarding and lucrative career in computer science, pursuing an enterprise architecture certification is a great way to expand your skillset. You may already be familiar with enterprise architecture, but in case you are new to the idea, let’s take a quick look at what enterprise architecture is, what certification in enterprise architecture looks like, and five very good reasons you should look into an enterprise architecture certification. What is enterprise architecture? Enterprise architecture is all about defining the relationship between technology and, well, every other aspect of a company’s operations. CIO Magazine explains that “Enterprise architecture is the process by which organizations standardize and organize IT infrastructure to align with business goals.” They then expand […]

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Risk Architecture with SABSA Domain Framework

22 February 2022

Risk Architecture with SABSA Domain Framework Everything we do has an upside and downside. Risk architecture tells us to minimize the uncertainty of reaching our objectives. SABSA Domain models simplify your stakeholders’ decision making and ensure good architecture governance. Each domain shares a risk appetite and decision authority. It clarifies who expects benefits and owns the downside. SABSA Domain models simplify risk architecture for all enterprise architects. Improve your Security Architecture & Enterprise Architecture Skills Contact us to talk about engaging experts to improve your risk architecture Risk Architecture Risk. Downside. Benefit. Uncertainty. Risk Architecture uses these words, without meaning threat. Risk management is about managing uncertainty. It is about getting the upside you want within your expected possibility of a downside. Everything we do […]

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Enterprise Architecture Domains

10 February 2022

Enterprise Architecture Domains Enterprise architecture domains are a partial representation of an entire enterprise architecture. It is easier to consider the components of each architecture domain shares more in common with itself. Besides the enterprise architecture domains, the term will refer to work specialization. In addition, we use the term domain in its simple natural meaning of ‘an area of knowledge or activity’. Explore Practical Enterprise Architecture Training Classic Enterprise Architecture Domains The most common enterprise architecture domains describe different parts of the enterprise architecture. Specialist architects usually develop domain architectures independently. When the domain architectures are put together, you have a complete enterprise architecture. Each enterprise architecture domain will be useful on their own. When used independently, you must assume all other domains are […]

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The Three Types of Enterprise Architecture Framework

27 January 2022

The Three Types of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks The right enterprise architecture framework will spell the difference between success with enterprise architecture or failure. They designed each of the three types of EA Framework to support different decision making and change; The three types of Enterprise Architecture Framework are Comprehensive, Industry, and Domain frameworks. Jump to the three types of enterprise architecture framework Three Types of EA frameworks What is an Enterprise Architecture Framework? An enterprise architecture framework is used to simplify the development of an enterprise architecture. Good enterprise architects use the best framework to simplify the complexity of their organization. They use that simplification to understand where the organization is unable to meet expectations, and where it must be changed to meet expectations. What […]

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How to Define Enterprise Architecture Principles

26 January 2022

How to Define Enterprise Architecture Principles How to Define Enterprise Architecture Principles requires understanding a principle, knowing how to apply them, and assessing their quality. Architecture Principles are the foundation of good enterprise architecture. Gartner’s EA definition calls for “the key principles and models that describe the Enterprise’s future state…“ After all, if you only have architecture principles, you can perform architecture governance on the development and use of your enterprise architecture. DIY Enterprise Architecture Principle Resources Download Sample Enterprise Architecture Principles What is an Enterprise Architecture Principle? We often refer to enterprise architecture principles as guideposts, guardrails, rules of the road. Or even the North Star. All these phrases are saying the same thing – enterprise architecture principles provide the base guidance on decisions. […]

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Download Sample Enterprise Architecture Principles

26 January 2022

Download Sample Architecture Principles Download a sample enterprise architecture principles. Enterprise Architecture principles identify how to approach a problem or decision. The approach always drives you towards your enduring priorities. Download Sample Enterprise Architecture Principles Download Sample Architecture Principles Best practice enterprise architecture development uses reference material to overcome the hurdle of a blank piece of paper. Successful enterprise architects test their thinking to ensure they have not run into any of the normal critical thinking mistakes. Your organization is unique. Yet it exists in a common business ecosystem. Using a reference models as a starting point supports completeness and a discussion of where your organization has unique opportunities and threats. The best enterprise architects use tools to speed their delivery and improve the quality […]

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TOGAF® vs. SABSA

25 January 2022

TOGAF® vs. SABSA TOGAF vs SABSA is a false choice. Both work together. SABSA is the world’s leading security architecture framework. TOGAF is a modular enterprise architecture framework that is easily extensible to use domain best-practice. The SABSA Institute and The Open Group Architecture Forum have been working to end the false choice. We develop better enterprise architecture with best practice security architecture. Put an End to TOGAF vs SABSA – Read the TOGAF-SABSA Integration Paper TOGAF vs. SABSA – Put them together The idea of TOGAF vs. SABSA is absurd. The two frameworks work together smoothly. They work together by design. Your security architecture is part of your enterprise architecture. SABSA addresses developing part of the enterprise architecture. Let’s start with TOGAF. TOGAF is […]

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7 Architecture Principles Every Enterprise Architect Should Know

25 January 2022

7 Architecture Principles Every Enterprise Architect Should Know Architecture Principles are the foundation of good enterprise architecture. Successful enterprise architects need to master selecting the best set of principles and how to apply them. Guideposts, guardrails, foundational rules of the road. Here are seven enterprise architecture principles you need to know. Jump to the 7 Achitecture Principles You Should Know Value of Enterprise Architecture Principles Architecture principles are brief statements that identify your organization’s enduring priorities and how to approach a problem and decision. You can use these guidelines to test potential choices and speed up good decision making. Enable decision-making-set precedence during trade-off discussions and authority of tie-breaking if it must occur. Align the enterprise-take subjectivity out of the equation and drive objective critical […]

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