An Elevator Architect looks beyond the buzzwords to distill architecture decisions and options. Let’s try this on hybrid-multi cloud.
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Three plus one questions you should ask before you place trust in someone offering you advice.
Giving features rigid names can set a frame of mind that hinders incremental value delivery.
What’s better than talking to CTOs? Listening to CTOs! That’s what our CTO Round Table is for.
CTOs and chief architects are busy people. But if you bring value, they will have time for you.
A classic movie recipe has a seemingly law-abiding person hire someone from the underworld to do unpleasant work for them. And it all goes predictably and awfully wrong. Don’t let the same happen in your IT transformation!
Architecture diagrams tend to show all the individual parts rather than illustrating the system’s key purpose. Inverting this not only produces more expressive diagrams, it also improves decision making.
When shifting gears, both a car and an organization need a clutch. But careful, it can be a grinder!
The key mechanism to tackle ever increasing complexity is abstraction, such as frameworks or interfaces. Some things, however, can’t be abstracted away.