Simple Architectures for Complex Enterprises

Simple Architectures for Complex Enterprises
Published:May 07, 2008Language:English
Author:Roger SessionsTechnology:Programming
Length:208 PagesISBN 13:9780735625785

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About The BookDismantle overwhelming IT complexity with a practical methodology and real-world solutions.

Dismantle the overwhelming complexity in your IT projects with strategies and real-world examples from a leading expert on enterprise architecture. This guide describes best practices for creating an efficient IT organization that consistently delivers on time, on budget, and in line with business needs.

IT systems have become too complex—and too expensive. Complexity can create delays, cost overruns, and outcomes that do not meet business requirements. The resulting losses can impact your entire company. This guide demonstrates that, contrary to popular belief, complex problems demand simple solutions. The author believes that 50 percent of the complexity of a typical IT project can and should be eliminated—and he shows you how to do it.

You’ll learn a model for understanding complexity, the three tenets of complexity control, and how to apply specific techniques such as checking architectures for validity. Find out how the author’s methodology could have saved a real-world IT project that went off track, and ways to implement his solutions in a variety of situations.
About Roger SessionsRoger Sessions is a well-known consultant and expert in the field of enterprise architecture. He is a board member of the International Association of Software Architects (IASA), Editor-in-Chief of IASA’s Perspectives journal, and a Microsoft MVP. He has written seven books, including Software Fortresses: Modeling Enterprise Architectures, and presented at dozens of conferences worldwide.
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