Hello EA’s & Potential Enterprise Architects One of the biggest questions I am asked, or more common anyways, is “How Do I Become an EA?” The answer is a little complicated, and so it deserves this video explanation. I speak about the Enterprise Architect Education or Enterprise Architecture Training you might take, I speak about the Enterprise Architect Role, as well as some of the activities that an Enterprise Architect…
Architecture Training Calendar
The Architect Boot Camp Classes give instruction and practical advice and exercises in IT Architecture. They deliver training on best of breed methodologies, architecture frameworks and models, as well as proven techniques in planning, design and delivery of IT architecture.
How to Sell Enterprise Architecture to Stakeholders
Here is a free report I wrote that will give you some of the best ideas on how to sell Enterprise Architecture to your stakeholders. Enjoy!
Zoom Factor Book Update
You’ve heard about it, might have read about it and it’s just about time to be able to access it. It you were at my 2008 Las Vegas presentation entitled “Good to Great – Paving the Road to Excellence for the Enterprise Architect, this is the full length version complete with how to get this knowledge. This is the full body of knowledge and research on which the abbreviated speech…
Technical Architect Boot Camp
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Solution Architect Boot Camp
You have indicated that you would be most interested in the Solution Architect Boot Camp. If this is a new field for you, you may wish to precede this with the Information Architect Boot Camp, the fundamentals course.
Business Architect Boot Camp
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Information Architect Boot Camp
You have arrived at this page because you have indicated an interest in the Information Architect Boot Camp workshop, a comprehensive 24 hour class in the fundamentals of IT Architecture.
Enterprise Architect Boot Camp
You have arrived at this page because you have indicated an interest in the Enterprise Architect Boot Camp workshop. For more information about the schedule and offerings, please click the training link and follow the path for schedule.
Executive Architect Boot Camp
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Introduction to Architecture Boot Camp
If you’ve arrived at this page, it’s because you have indicated interest in the introduction workshop and want a further description. It was created as an 8 hour workshop to give the attendee information they need to know about architecture, what it is, the terminology around it, samples of it, and the various specialized architecture disciplines within it such as Data Architect, Solution Architect, Enterprise Architect, Technical Architect. It is…
Title Current Role Interests Current Skill Apprentice Architect General IT staff: Developer Analyst Technologist, PM Project Interest; Terminology; Pondering a field in IT Architecture IT analysis, design Construction project management staff management IT Architecture Manager or Director Senior Business or IT Leaders CIO, CTO, Business and IT Strategists PMO and Project Managers Executive Level Understanding of process, approach and benefits of architecture. Strategic planning, IT portfolio management; IT & Enterprise…
Chief Architect’s Big Three Secrets for Enterprise Architecture Planning
In a previous article, the spotlight fell on three biggest risks the Chief Architect needs to manage before moving onto something less tactical. Consider now the area of strategic planning and opportunities in your future state landscape. Three key sources that the chief architect needs to explore are: CEO’s Top Strategic Drivers CIO’s Primary Concerns Enterprise Portfolio Management In fact, the CEO owns, knows, eats and breathes their top three…
Chief Architect’s Big Three Strategy Secrets
Sounds like a pretty salesy headline, doesn’t it? Well – I’ve got you reading and that was my intention. It’s the same attention that you need to pay to your enterprise, your business or your organization. Times are tough out there, and companies need you more than ever to demonstrate value, but also to roll up your sleeves and help to keep your company afloat. There aren’t great job descriptions…
Chief Architect Absolutely Guarantees Value
How can the Chief Architect Absolutely Guarantee Value? Why does the business demand change? This is the fundamental question you should asking yourself as a Chief Architect before doing any architecture work. Many current IT strategies and architectures are failing. Senior business executives report that fewer of 25% of IT projects achieved defined project level goals. Fewer than 12% of fundamentally advanced the business strategic goals of the enterprise. Why…
The Faster Enterprise Architecture Plan Checklist
Get it done faster! If you just can’t get started, there has got to be a better way. I’d love to see more agile EA get done, so today I’ll share the most common and critical parts of an EA Plan. Here is the checklist I use when creating plans for my clients and customers. The Enterprise Architecture plan is a process as well as document set or repository that…