The Enterprise as an ‘Orange’

<Fixed URL>  It was a great pleasure to have Iain Mortimer, Chief Architect, Bank of America Merrill Lynch keynote for me at the last Architect Insight Conference. The deck will be on the website shortly, but I also got chance to do a little Talking Architect Interview with him while he was there. So…


Talking Architects with Jason Zander

Jason Zander, GM for Visual Studio talks openly about Visual Studio 2010 and what’s in store for developer architects with UML support etc. but what about wider out across the lifecycle? What about Enterprise Architecture and architecting the Lines?


Talking Architects with Roger Sessions

According to Roger Sessions in his recent white paper "The IT Complexity Crisis", the worldwide annual cost of IT failure is over $6 trillion a year and what’s worse is it is on the increase. The culprit, Roger believes, is complexity, which itself is directly related to function; increase function increases complexity. If we can…


Len Bass interview on SEI

You know you’ve arrived when the SEI ask to post your video on their website – don’t you:)? Only problem is I’ll never know how many people watched it as a result:(!


Talking Architects with Angela Yochem

Angela Yochem is an executive architect with a leading multinational organisation and an IASA fellow. Her public role and passion for architecture is incredible but it is her clear business focused approach that really sets her apart from the rest. We constantly strive to align more closely with the Business to understand how we can…


Talking Architects with Neil Ward-Dutton – Do architects love the cloud?

Well, maybe they don’t actually ‘love’ the cloud but according to the research by MWD Advisors in partnership with the IASA it appears that they are cautiously optimistic which came as quite a surprise. Neil, Research Director from MWD talked to me recently about their involvement with IASA and what they have started to uncover…


Talking Architects with Len Bass – new series on Channel 9

Talking Architects is a UK channel 9 series that I’ve just launched to reach out to prominent people within the Industry to discuss the issues that architects face. If you think I should talk to you or to anyone you know especially in the UK then drop me a line!   First up is Len…