Creating a Balanced Solution Architecture

To build a successful solution architecture practice you must first understand the appropriate role and capabilities of a solution architect. We interview many organizations regularly about their current roles and the most common form of solution architecture is related to delivery of projects (of a certain size or higher). Although the vast majority of the…

Building an Architecture Steering Committee

I was recently speaking with an organization that had developed an architecture steering committee. However, after hearing me speak on the basis and definition of a successful architecture team, they realized that the committee had devolved into engineering and technology debates without any relationship with business focus. There is a big difference between a technical…

Iasa Austin Architects Working for Children

I am extremely happy to say that Iasa Austin will be gathering support for this years Austin Childrens Shelter Gala Event “A Night of Giving Dangerously”. http://www.austinchildrenshelter.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Events_Night_of_Giving_Dangerously&AddInterest=1323.  Iasa Austin will be committing all of it’s resources to get Austin Architects, CTOs, CIOs and IT Management to support the event through donations towards a table. As this…