She meant Software Architect

Did she just say Architect? Its interesting that in the past five or so years the title of software architect has undergone significant change. The initial argument (He’s an architect – so he builds buildings?) added the software in front of the title. Did she say software architect? In fact she did. Software Architects build…

Phrases Architects HAVE To Stop Using

The enterprise and technology architect field is still growing and needs to grow further. We are involved in more projects and more levels of business than ever before. We have a seat at the table. Now we need to deliver on expectations. Unfortunately, we as a group are still debating with ourselves so much we…

Demonstrating the Value of Architects Through AVM

There is a lot said about the value of architecture to an organization but very little that is concrete. Most blogs, books and resources focus on esoteric concepts such as ease of communication, faster delivery, business and IT alignment, business facilitation, etc. I have always found these measures to be incomplete and difficult to understand, and…

The Swedish Computer Society and Iasa Global expand Partnership

The Swedish Computer Society and Iasa Global expand Partnership Oct. 4, 2013 – AUSTIN, Texas — The second year into the partnership between Iasa and Dataföreningen Kompetens, a training subsidiary of the Swedish Computer Society, will broaden Iasa’s educational offerings to the Scandinavian IT Architect community. During the first year of partnership Iasa’s Architect Core…

An Amazing Iasa World Summit

I returned from Cartagena Colombia last week a little tired but extremely excited about the success of the Iasa World Summit. The event held in coordination with the University De Los Andes was a complete hit with over 250 enterprise architects, IT managers and CIOs. There was representation from government, academia and industry representing a…