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  • A Project Manager’s Best Friend – The Architect

    A Project Manager's Best Friend - The Architect Marianne Hang, Senior Project Manager March 23, 2018   What does a Project Manager who has been in the business for 25 years say about architecture and how it saved my life on more than a few occasions? I’ve seen it all, everything from pure project management using waterfall methodology to agile methodology to hybrid methodologies. I’ve covered all strains of project management, ...

    Posted at March 23, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • ITA Gone Social

    IT Architects has gone social and has hired Now You're Trending to collaborate with clients, IT architects, social media, and worldwide architecture forums & entities.

    Posted at March 19, 2018 | By : | Categories : News and Events | 0 Comment
  • IoT is a Modern Way of Life

    IoT is a Modern Way of Life Milan Dabic (P.Eng.), Senior Systems Engineer & Software Architect March 6, 2018   There’s always a torrent of new ideas and technology. It’s a fact of life that we all recognize. Today, at the forefront of that torrent, are the ideas and technologies called the Internet of Things (IoT). Every one of us has heard of it. Whether it’s an internet connected refrigerator ...

    Posted at March 7, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Does Your Business Client Really Need IT Architecture Services?

    Does Your Business Client Really Need IT Architecture Services? Bruce McRitchie, Principal of IT Architects February 12, 2018   A long time ago, as an Account Executive for a reputable IT consulting firm, IT Architecture was one of our upcoming practice areas (we were perhaps a little ahead as it was not that common at the time), and we had heard that one of our large clients had a need ...

    Posted at February 13, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • The “Practice” of IT Architecture is NOT a One Size Fits All

    The “Practice” of IT Architecture is NOT a One Size Fits All Chris Schultz, Senior IT Management Consultant February 8, 2018   The legacy of IT Architecture practices in many shops is dismal at best. This is not due to any flaws of best practices, or efforts on the part of those engaged in applying Architecture methods and techniques. Generally, these practices will yield valid results that indicate how best to ...

    Posted at February 8, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Don’t Reinvent the Wheel, Get Your Hands on a Business Reference Model

    Don't Reinvent the Wheel, Get Your Hands on a Business Reference Model Bob Ivkovic, Principal of IT Architects February 4, 2018   Business Reference Models illustrate the functional and organizational composition of the core business of an organization. We sometimes call them industry reference models because they may pertain to a specific industry. You can find industry-specific business reference models for all kinds of industries, including aerospace & defense, airline, automotive, ...

    Posted at February 4, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Cloud Integration 101

    Cloud Integration 101 Bob Ivkovic, Principal of IT Architects January 22, 2018   Before we jump into cloud integration, I have a foundational question: What is cloud? We better understand what it is that we’re integrating before we dive in. I think this is a fair question considering that cloud is a misunderstood term as it applies to information technology. Most people seem to think that cloud is a type of technology, ...

    Posted at January 23, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • AI is the Future, Always has Been

    AI is the Future, Always Has Been Bob Ivkovic, Principal of IT Architects January 15, 2018   Artificial Intelligence or AI has been around since I was born, and I’m no spring chicken.  When I started my career as an Oracle DBA back in 1983, we had an AI group in the IT department.  I’m not sure they ever got off the ground, or anyone else had for that matter, because we ...

    Posted at January 17, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Robert A. Schwartz, Vice President (Panasonic)

    We have been very pleased with the stability of the interface architecture and the quality of the interface software delivered. They have strong expertise in using the various technologies such as: ALE, ABAP, Mercator, NT, Unix and MQ Series. They worked well with the various functional teams to define the business transactions and data mappings required for the integration of SAP and the WMS. In addition to providing a highly qualified staff, namely Mr. Ivkovic, ...

    Posted at July 30, 2012 | By : | Categories : Testimonials | 0 Comment
  • Tom Wynnyk, Director IS/IT – Bell

    Team, I was just presented the IS/IT Delivery platform methodology. I am overly impressed with the outcome. In all my years of working in IT I have never seen such a solid and well done piece of work. I have asked the team to setup training sessions for all of IS/IT and put in place the usability section of the methodology. I would encourage you to ask your manager for an overview, you will see how this will ...

    Posted at July 30, 2012 | By : | Categories : Testimonials | 0 Comment
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